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    Ahead of Verdict, A$AP Rocky Hits the Stage

    “I’m so happy to be here right now.” So said the embattled rapper at his first show since his release from a Swedish prison following charges of assault. Rocky, who began his performance in Anaheim, California, Sunday night wearing a mask, returned to the U.S. Aug. 2 after a month behind bars. President Trump had urged Sweden’s prime minister to free Rocky, who denies beating a 19-year-old in Stockholm on June 30.

    Is he off the hook? Prosecutors have asked for a six-month sentence if Rocky is convicted tomorrow. ”I’m gonna need y’all to keep praying for me,” he told the crowd Sunday.

    Check out OZY’s colorful feature about Mongolian hip-hop.

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