Rapper A$AP Rocky arrested on suspicion of assault in Sweden

Rapper A$AP Rocky has been accused of assault and arrested in Stockholm, Swedish officials said on Wednesday.

The two-time Grammy nominee, born Rakim Mayers in Harlem, New York, was in Sweden to headline Smash x Stadion, a two-day hip-hop festival that began on Tuesday in the country's capital.

The incident took place on Sunday, a press officer for the Swedish Prosecution Authority told NBC News. Mayers was arrested for assault on Wednesday at 1 a.m. (Tuesday 7 p.m. EST), along with three others, the authority added in a statement on its website.

The hip hop artist, producer and music video director was nominated for a 2013 Grammy for his song 'F**kin' Problems', featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar. Mayers' arrest came just hours after his performance at the Smash festival on Tuesday night.

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PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 27: A$AP Rocky performs at Le Zenith on June 27, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by David Wolff - Patrick/Redferns)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 22: ASAP Rocky is seen wearing batik tshirt outside Loewe during Paris Fashion Week - Menswear Spring/Summer 2020 on June 22, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Christian Vierig/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 22: ASAP Rocky is seen wearing batik tshirt outside Loewe during Paris Fashion Week - Menswear Spring/Summer 2020 on June 22, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Christian Vierig/Getty Images)
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - JUNE 15: Rapper A$AP Rocky performs on stage during Breakout Festival 2019 at PNE Amphitheatre on June 15, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images)
ROME, ITALY - MAY 28: Rakim Mayers, aka A$AP Rocky, attends Gucci Cruise 2020 at Musei Capitolini on May 28, 2019 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/Daniele Venturelli/ Getty Images for Gucci)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 12: A$AP Rocky performs in concert at Park Avenue Armory on May 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)
SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE - APRIL 13: A$AP Rocky performs at the MARQUEE Singapore grand opening celebration on April 13, 2019 in Singapore. (Photo by Christopher Jue/Getty Images for MARQUEE Singapore)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 25: ASAP Rocky attends the CASA LOEWE New Bond Street opening on April 25, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Gerrish/WireImage)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 11: ASAP Rocky, Josh Rubin and Gorden Wagener attend Featured Session: Using Design "Differently" to Make a Difference during the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Austin Convention Center on March 11, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Diego Donamaria/Getty Images for SXSW)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 11: ASAP Rocky speaks onstage at Featured Session: Using Design "Differently" to Make a Difference during the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Austin Convention Center on March 11, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Diego Donamaria/Getty Images for SXSW)
AUSTIN, TEXAS - MARCH 11: Rapper, actor and creative director A$AP Rocky is interviewed live on stage during the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festival at the Austin Convention Center on March 11, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jim Bennett/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 28: A$AP Rocky attends "La Nuit" by Sofitel Party with CR Fashion Book at Pavillon Cambon during Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2019/2020 on February 28, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Victor Boyko/Getty Images)
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The rapper posted several videos on his Instagram account on Tuesday night giving his version of events. In one, Mayers and members of his entourage are seen arguing with two men on the street, telling the men to stop following the musician and his entourage.

In another clip, a man whom Mayers identified as his bodyguard, squares off with one of the men. The bodyguard is seen blocking the man's blows, followed by the sound of plastic breaking as the man appears to hit the bodyguard over the head with a pair of headphones.

Mayers is then seen telling one of the men, "Listen, we don't want to fight y'all. We not trying to go to jail."

Mayers is currently in police custody, and will be seen by a judge within three days, the Swedish Prosecution Authority's press officer said.

A$AP Rocky was due to perform at Kadetten Festival in Oslo, Norway, on Wednesday, according to the festival's website.

A representative for Mayers did not immediately respond to NBC's request for comment.

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