A$AP Rocky agreed to a delay in his capturing case, which gained’t proceed till 2023.
In accordance with a number of reviews, A$AP Rocky selected to not demand a preliminary listening to inside the subsequent 30 days at a court docket look in Los Angeles on Wednesday (November 2). The decide scheduled his subsequent court docket date for January 13, 2023.
A$AP Rocky was charged with two counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm. Prosecutors accused him of capturing at A$AP Relli throughout an alleged dispute in November 2021.
The 34-year-old rapper, whose actual identify is Rakim Mayers, pleaded not responsible to the costs. A$AP Rocky’s lawyer Joe Tacopina claimed his consumer was the sufferer of tried extortion.
“[Relli] was making an attempt to get cash from Rocky,” Tacopina informed Rolling Stone. “He needed Rocky to assist him. He made it clear. There have been repeated makes an attempt the place he tried to ask for cash in lieu of not inflicting issues for Rocky. That’s what he mentioned. We now have all this memorialized in textual content messages and in any other case, so it’s an extortion.”
A$AP Rocky might withstand 9 years in jail if convicted of firearm assault fees. A$AP Relli additionally sued the RCA Information artist for assault, battery, negligence and intentional infliction of emotional misery.