The 23-year-old Harlem act and his rhyme cohort were arrested on July 19, after a physical confrontation with two amateur photographers. According to early reports, Rocky (nee Rakim Mayers) got into a verbal altercation with an one individual as two onlookers began taking photos of the Purple Swag spitter.
When Rocky and Bigga Bar$ confronted the photographers, a fight broke out. Rocky was placed in handcuffs, arrested and accused of stealing. Reports surfaced that unnamed victims in the fracas suffered minor injuries.
Bigga and Rocky, who is set to drop his fall debut album Long Live A$AP, face 2nd degree robbery charges. Both men are scheduled to appear in court Wednesday July 24. —Keith Murphy, CBS Local