American rapper A$AP Rocky, charged with shooting, pleads not guilty

US rapper A$AP Rocky, charged in shooting, pleads not guilty


American rapper A$AP Rocky, charged for his role in a shooting last November, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in a court in Los Angeles, California. 

The 33-year-old musician, charged with two counts of assault with a semi-automatic weapon, was released on $550,000 bail and is due in court again on November 2.< /p>

Rakim Mayers, real name, is suspected of pointing his gun at a former friend during an argument last November, then , later, of having shot him twice, inflicting a “slight wound”, according to the police.

The rapper denies these accusations.

The artist was arrested in April at Los Angeles airport when he got off a private jet from Barbados, where his girlfriend, Rihanna, is from. and with whom he had a child in May.

Rihanna, huge st ar behind the hits Diamonds and Umbrella is “the love of my life” and “the only one”, the singer told the magazine GQ in May 2021.

A$AP Rocky was given a suspended prison sentence in August 2019 for violence after a brawl in Stockholm.