Rihanna’s lover A$AP Rocky arrested in Los Angeles

American rapper, Rakim Mayer, professionally known as A$AP Rocky, has been arrested in Los Angeles airport over 2021 killing.

According to TMZ, the rapper was taken away in cuffs by the police at the airport terminal on Wednesday.

Rocky and Rihanna, his pregnant girlfriend, have been in Barbados skiing and relaxing with friends.

Eye witnesses at the airport were quoted as saying the rapper had just arrived in LA from Barbados in a private jet.

It is understood that the rapper’s arrest is for a case of assault with a deadly weapon, which is a gun.

NBC news also quoted law enforcement souces as saying that the arrest stem from a November 2021 shooting.

In the gun violence, an alleged victim claimed Rocky had shot them three or four times.

Rocky has been under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) for the shooting, which had played out around 10:20pm on November 6, 2021 near Vista Del Mar and Selma Ave.

The victim, who survived, said Rocky was walking with two others and accosted him with handgun on the street.

In 2006, Rocky served two weeks on Rikers Island for drug dealings, where he shared a cell with rapper Casanova.

In July 2012, he was arrested following his alleged participation in a Manhattan brawl involving a 21-year-old artiste.

He was sued for allegedly attacking the man after being spotted engaging in illegal drugs in a clothing store in New York.

Rocky was later arrested for assaulting two amateur photographers, who took photos of the incident, which later ended on a plea bargain where he pleaded guilty to grand larceny for trying to take their cameras

In August 2013, Rocky allegedly slapped a woman at the festival and he was charged with the case that was later dismissed.

In 2016, he was involved in a fistfight in Auckland after refusing to let a man board the elevator he was on.

In 2019, Rocky was in Toronto scuffle, with a video showing him holding a bottle and barking at a kneeling man.

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