Rapper A$AP Rocky should stand trial on allegations he fired a gun at a former pal and collaborator exterior a Hollywood resort in 2021, a Los Angeles choose has dominated.
Superior Court Judge ML Villar discovered there may be sufficient proof for the hip-hop star to face trial after listening to roughly a day and a half of testimony at a preliminary listening to.
Rocky, whose actual title is Rakim Mayers, allegedly pointed a handgun at Terell Ephron in November 2021 and allegedly fired the weapon in his path in a subsequent confrontation.
He has pleaded not responsible to 2 felony counts of assault with a semi-automatic firearm.
His lawyer tried to forged doubt on the case whereas questioning a police detective.
The 35-year-old two-time Grammy nominee and style mogul is in a relationship with Rihanna, with whom he has two younger youngsters.
Mr Villar stated “the totality of the video and testimony” exhibits there may be ample proof for the defendant to go to trial.
She emphasised preliminary hearings have a a lot decrease proof customary than a trial, and he or she was solely discovering possible trigger.
Rocky, sitting within the courtroom, confirmed no seen response.
Rocky was beforehand given a two-year suspended sentence for assault throughout a brawl in Stockholm, Sweden, in August 2019.
He is understood for songs together with F***** Problems, Praise The Lord and Everyday.