Justin Bieber and Jared Kushner Rally to Free A$AP Rocky

White House senior advisers Jared Kushner left and Ivanka Trump right sit with Kim Kardashian at a White House event in June

White House senior advisers Jared Kushner left and Ivanka Trump right sit with Kim Kardashian at a White House event in June

Swedish prosecutors on Friday asked to keep US rapper A$AP Rocky in custody for six more days while they investigate him for aggravated assault over a street fight in Stockholm.

Prosecutors have now asked to hold the 30-year-old until July 25.

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The Swedish court decided Friday that the rapper should remain in Sweden prison another week while authorities continued their investigation of the incident.

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Rocky, and three other people were detained on "probable grounds for serious assault" in Stockholm (3rd Jul), a few days before he was set to perform at Wireless Festival.

An online petition called #JusticeForRocky has garnered more than 600,000 signatures, and posters with the words "Free A$AP Rocky ASAP" have been put up around the Swedish capital. "This gives us time to complete the investigation", prosecutor Daniel Suneson said in a statement. As a result, the U.S. State Department has stepped in and is now fighting to get A$AP Rocky released, according to the outlet.

In addition to the congressmen advocating on his behalf, Rocky has seen support from fellow rappers, several of whom have pledged to boycott Sweden, and other celebrities. "Uhhh, A$AP Rocky's situation in Sweden. They keep following us", Rocky says in the video.

TMZ reports that West urged Kardashian to reach out to her White House contacts, including Jared Kushner, to help with the case.

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Stockholm's District Court made a decision to accept the request from prosecutor Daniel Suneson's to hold A$AP Rocky - the stage name of Rakim Mayers - until July 25.

Kardashian West, her husband, rapper and record producer Kanye West have lobbied President Donald Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner in support of A$AP Rocky.

United States media reported Thursday that reality television star Kim Kardashian West, who has recently campaigned for criminal justice reform, had contacted the White House over the case. We are going to be calling.

Clearly, he doesn't know who A$AP Rocky is since it was actually Melania Trump to put Rocky's situation on Trumpito's radar. The rapper also posted a video on his Instagram that appears to show two men trailing him and one of them hitting his security person with his headphones. He declined to make comments as he left.

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