Tyga cancels the Swedish show in support of A $ AP Rocky … because rapper stays in custody nine days after the altercation
Tyga has canceled a show for this month in Sweden in the midst of a growing movement of artists who have spoken out about the continued imprisonment of A $ AP Rocky in the country.
& # 39; I have decided to cancel my show in Sweden Sunday, July 14, & # 39; 29-year-old Rack City rapper said Thursday. & # 39; I will not occur & # 39 ;, add the hashtag, & # 39; #FREEASAPROCKY. & # 39;
Tyga, whose real name is Michael Ray Stevenson, is the last to show public support to the New York City resident, 30, who was detained for nine days after he was involved in a fight on June 30.
The latest: Tyga (29) has canceled a show for this month in Sweden amid a growing movement of artists who have talked about the country amid the ongoing imprisonment of A $ AP Rocky
Local prosecutors said the artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, is suspected of being mistreated & # 39; in Stockholm, where he toured.
An $ AP Rocky & # 39; s manager John Ehmann said the artist Praise the Lord (Da Shine) acted in & # 39; self-defense & # 39; amid an incident in which he and two others were harassed and physically attacked by a group of men in the area.
Momentum: Tyga is the last to show public support for the New York City resident
Difficult time: an $ AP Rocky since July 2 has been in a prison source that has been described as & # 39; disease-focused & # 39; and & # 39; as if you were walking in a toilet & # 39;
A $ AP Rocky has been in jail since July, and sources who have been there have described the facility as & # 39; disease-afflicted & # 39; and & # 39; as if they are walking in a toilet & # 39; TMZ reported Tuesday.
A prisoner throws his own excrement out of his cell (which is next to the rapper) and nobody has cleaned it up, according to the outlet.
An $ AP Rocky has been relegated to sleep on a yoga mat and has not received any blankets, sources said at the outlet.
Due to dirty water and inedible food, the rapper ate only one apple each of the first five days in custody.
Sowing: a number of celebrities have shown their support for the detained rapper.
Artists who have spoken out to defend A $ AP Rocky recorded Tyler the Creator, who never wrote & # 39; sweden for me again & # 39 ;; and ScHoolboyQ, who added: & # 39; I am not goin nomo eitHer … & # 39;
Nicki Minaj told a story about almost going to jail during an outing in Jamaica.
& # 39; I performed before in Jamaica and when I stepped off the stage, I was surrounded by police with drawn weapons & # 39 ;, she wrote on Twitter. & # 39; They were ready 2 took me to jail b / c they said I forgot to squeak a few curses …. I could make a mistake and go to jail in another country where women have no rights. #FreeAsap. & # 39;
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