Rapper ASAP Rocky sued by former ASAP Mob member ASAP Relli for defamation over involvement in 2021 shooting

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Rapper ASAP Rocky sued by former ASAP Mob member ASAP Relli for defamation over involvement in�2021�shooting

ASAP Rocky is facing a lawsuit by a former collaborator.

The 34-year-old American rapper born Rakim Athelaston Mayers has been sued for defamation by former ASAP Mob member ASAP Relli born Terell Ephron), via TMZ.

 

Rocky and his attorney Joe Tacopina were sued by Relli, claiming Tacopina went on a press campaign on behalf of his client following a November 2021 shooting.

 

Relli had claimed that Rocky had shot him after an altercation in Hollywood, and when Tacopina went to the press to deny any wrongdoing by his client, Relli claims the lawyer defamed him.

Rocky was arrested in connection with the incident back in April 2022 at LAX, where he was getting off a private jet with Rihanna.

Rocky has pled not guilty in his criminal case, which is still pending, but Relli is claiming Tacopina defamed him, at the behest of Rocky.

 

Relli claims that Tacopina’s press campaign painted him as, ‘a liar, a money grabber, and an extortionist.’

 

The lawyer spoke to many outlets, including TMZ,…



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