A$AP Rocky Cancels July Tour Dates Due To Detention In Swedish Jail

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Stockholm, Sweden – The recent arrest of A$AP Rocky has derailed his European tour. In a statement issued to the Barcelona-based Sonar Festival, Rocky’s team announced he would be missing all of his scheduled dates for the month of July.

“A$AP Rocky is being detained in a Swedish jail for an unknown period of time for acting in self-defense during an altercation that took place,” his team said. “Due to this unfortunate situation he is forced to cancel his European festival and tour dates in July.”

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Rocky was originally supposed to be performing Wednesday (July 10) in Moscow, Russia. He’s also had to cancel his Splash! Festival gig in Germany this Friday (July 12) as well as events in the Ukraine, Belgium and Italy. He was already forced to miss July dates in Norway, Poland and the United Kingdom.

Currently, Rocky is being detained in a Swedish jail while prosecutors determined whether to file assault charges against him. The jail reportedly has inhumane living conditions as Rocky is allegedly sleeping on a yoga mat without a blanket, being given dirty water, inedible food and been exposed to feces thrown by a prisoner in another cell.

The A$AP Mob member is facing potential assault charges in Sweden after he and his crew were involved in a street brawl, which was caught on video. Rocky claims two men were following him throughout Stockholm and his actions were in self-defense.

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Source: Hip Hop DX