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As previously reported, today news broke that rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty in his Sweden assault case. 

The Harlem rapper was on trial for his participation in a street fight that took place on June 30 in Stockholm.

However, A$AP Rocky won’t serve any more jail time, as he already served over a month in jail in a Swedish detention center.

The rapper’s sentence is conditional, which means that he will be subject to a probationary period of two years, as CNN reports.

The alleged victim in the case, Mustafa Jafari, was awarded damages “for violation of his integrity and pain and suffering,” by the court.

Rocky, along with two of his bodyguards who were also involved in the case, was ordered to repay legal expenses to the state in a total of $ 1,307, according to USA Today.

The high-profile case captured the attention of the hip-hop community and beyond, with even President Trump weighing in on twitter.

Take a look at some of the responses below.


Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.