Justin Bieber, Diddy and more call for A$AP Rocky's release

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It also claimed that the rapper was being held under "inhumane conditions", alleging "24/7 solitary confinement, restriction of amenities for the most basic of human functions, access to palatable and life sustaining food as well as unsanitary conditions".

Reports recently claimed that A$AP Rocky was being held in "inhumane conditions" while being detained in a Swedish jail while awaiting the possibility of a trial for his involvement in an altercation. "He was lacking in appetite when he was first arrested, but he tries to eat", he argued.

According to a comprehensive timeline provide by Pitchfork, Rocky - real name Rakim Mayer, 30 - had been on a European tour when the fight broke out on June 30, with local media blaming the rapper. At a later date, someday later, however, he has been visited. "Upon being detained, Rocky was denied his request to counsel which is in violation of Article 36 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, to which Sweden is a signatory", the petition said.

The investigation into the street brawl that landed A$AP Rocky in a Swedish prison has hit a new wrinkle. They rejected the filing, which means Rocky will remain in prison for two weeks. A congressman that represents Harlem in the U.S. House of Representatives is working on the A$AP Mob rapper's behalf to push the process in the right direction.

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A great number of celebrities are now speaking out in support of the rapper and shining a light on his unacceptable arrest.

Rocky was arrested in connection with a Stockholm incident that saw him and some other attacking two men he said were following and harassing him. Rocky is facing six years in prison if he's convicted and now, a new update in his case shows that the two men he assaulted are also under investigation for assault and molestation. A video has surfaced through which one might simply acknowledge Rocky hitting the 2 males.

XXL has reached out to the Swedish Prosecution Authority for further comment.

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