Rapper Rakim Athelaston Mayers aka ASAP Rocky appeared in court Tuesday where he pleaded not guilty to assault on his high-profile trial that kicked off in Sweden.
The man who claims Rocky attacked him demands the rapper pay him $15,000 in damages.
19-year-old, Mustafa Jafari asked the court to grant him the cash after he claims the artist and his crew beat the ish out of him and slashed him with a bottle.
After spending almost a month in prison, Rocky and his two buddies two o pleaded not guilty to assault. They say that they were acting in self-defense after being harassed by two men, one of whom is the alleged victim, Jafari.
The alleged victim is seeking 139,000 Swedish crowns (around $14,500) in damages. If convicted the defendants could face two years in jail.
Mayers’ team is expected to present its evidence on Thursday and a verdict could be reached as early as Friday.