A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault after a brawl in Stockholm.

The artist, who was released from jail while awaiting the verdict, has been given a suspended sentence. 

As well as the suspended sentence, the 30-year-old has been ordered to pay a fine to his victim. The court also found two members of Rocky’s entourage team guilty. 

Rocky, real name Rakim Mayers, had claimed he acted in self-defence. 

Court staff hand out the verdict to press (AFP/Getty Images)

The New York native told Stockholm District Court he had tried to avoid a confrontation with two men who he said were persistently following his entourage on June 30.

He said one of the men picked a fight with one of the bodyguards, but the court has now ruled the defendants “were not in a situation” where they were entitled to self-defence and that they “assaulted the victim by hitting and kicking him”.

As a result, all three defendants were convicted of assault. 

A statement from the court read: “In an overall assessment, the court finds that the assault has not been of such a serious nature that a prison sentence must be chosen.

A man hands out documents, surrounded by the media (REUTERS)

“The defendants are therefore sentenced to conditional sentences.”

The trio’s conditional sentences mean they face no prison sentence in Sweden unless they commit a similar offence in the country again.

The musician had spent nearly a month in custody before he was released ahead of a verdict. He had recently performed in California and told fans he was going through a “scary, humbling experience.”

A$AP Rocky (file picture) (AFP/Getty Images)

Rocky, David Rispers Jr and Bladimir Corniel had denied beating 19-year-old Mustafa Jafari outside a fast-food restaurant in the Swedish capital on June 30

The trio claimed Jafari and another man refused to leave them alone. 

The case had attracted worldwide attention after US President Donald Trump called for Rocky to be freed on Twitter. 

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Mr Trump had campaigned for the Grammy-nominated rapper to be freed after he said fellow musician Kanye West had called to inform him.

Mr Trump spoke with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, offering to personally guarantee Rocky’s bail, but the Swedish leader said he couldn’t interfere in a legal case. 

The case had also drawn the attention of celebrities, including Sean “Diddy” Combs and Justin Bieber, and a social media campaign that was pressing for the rapper’s release.

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