After having spent large parts of the summer in the Swedish prison, wanted rapper A$AP Rocky to give a concert there.
The american rapper A$AP Rocky has been refused to play a concert in a Swedish prison, where he in the summer sat in custody in a deadliest single targeted killing.
It writes the Swedish news agency TT.
the Refusal by the Swedish probation on the grounds that the request is coming with a short notice.
- Unfortunately, we are forced to reject the application. A concert will be a comprehensive process with logistical and security issues.
- There has not been enough time made available, and we are therefore not able to approve a concert, says William Grevik, who is head of division at prison and probation in Sweden.
the Prison received Monday the application from the rapperens legal advisers. He wanted to play a concert in Kronobergsfængslet or, alternatively, to another prison in the vicinity of the Swedish capital, Stockholm.
A$AP Rocky would have played a concert in one of Stockholm's prisons either 11. or 12. december.
already he has planned a concert in the big arena, Globen in Sweden 11. december.
After a month of pre-trial detention in Kronoberg was A$AP Rocky released in the beginning of august. Later, he was found guilty in violence committed against a 19-year-old man in Stockholm earlier in the summer.
However, he got off to was in prison again, when he was given a suspended prison sentence.
A$AP rocky's civil name is Rakim the Words. Besides him were two of his friends are convicted of violence by the district court in Stockholm in august.
the Case caused a stir. Not least because the president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, interfered and urged the prime minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven, to release A$AP Rocky, while he was yet in custody.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 04 December 2019, 22:00