After being arrested in connection to a shooting on Wednesday, rapper A$ap Rocky has been released on a $550,000 bond. The entertainer was arrested just after returning to the United States from a romantic Barbados visit with his girlfriend Rihanna, at the Los Angeles International Airport.
The shooting that the rapper is said to have a connection with was from November 2021 and the arrest went viral since popular Hip Hop news medium TMZ captured images of Rocky on his way out of the airport into a waiting SUV operated by the Police.
According to public information disclosed by the victim of the shooting, the claim was that they were approached by the rapper who was alleged to have been armed with a gun, while in the Hollywood area. After approaching the person claiming to be the victim with his gun, A$ap Rocky was said to then allegedly fired either 3 or 4 shots, which led to one grazing the complainant.
After being arrested, the “Praise the Lord” artiste was allowed to walk free on the $550,000 bond and will need to return to court on August 17.
This new drama adds to the recent one that has the internet gossiping about the rapper being accused by fashion blogger Louis Pisano of cheating on “Riri” with shoe designer Amina Muaddi.