Law enforcement officers are saying rapper A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, got into a verbal dispute with someone in downtown Manhattan, when two civilians started snapping photos of the incident. More details below……..
According to TMZ, A$AP and a friend quickly turned their attention to the amateur photogs … and a full-fledged fight erupted. Our sources say the two victims suffered cuts and bruises with one requiring treatment at a hospital.
The responding officers arrested the rapper and he’s expected to be booked for attempted robbery. It’s unclear, at this point, what he’s accused of trying to pilfer.
Rocky is a native New Yorker and member of the hip hop group A$AP Mob. He was nominated for Best New Artist at the BET Awards this year.