U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault charge in Sweden
US rapper A$AP Rocky has pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault in Sweden.
A$AP Rocky was detained in connection with a street fight in Stockholm in the early hours of 30 June, and was later charged with assault causing actual bodily harm. He has been in custody since 3 July.
A$AP Rocky’s trial has made international headlines, with US President Donald Trump calling for his release.
The 30-year-old entered the plea on the first day of a trial that has made headlines around the world, attracting attention from celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, Rod Stewart and Justin Bieber, and prompting US President Donald Trump to publicly call for his release.