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A$AP Rocky says he wasn't hurt during attack in New Zealand

29 February 2016, 12:03

Atlanta — Rapper A$AP Rocky said he came away unhurt during a recent attack on him inside a hotel elevator in New Zealand.

Rocky told The Associated Press on Sunday that he was in a "fist exchange" that occurred Wednesday in Auckland, New Zealand. He performed that same day at Auckland's Vector Arena.

The 27-year-old rapper said he was in an elevator with some women and his "security," when a man tried to ride with them. When they refused to let him on, a scuffle followed. No one in his party was hurt.

"The girls were fine," Rocky said. "They were OK. No scratches on the ladies. Everybody is fine."

Other media reports say three men attempted to enter the elevator.

"We didn't press no charges on nobody. They didn't press any charges on us. Everybody good. I don't understand why people are making a big deal out of it," he told the AP by phone.

Rocky is currently in the midst of a six-city tour that ends in Perth, Australia, on Sunday. The rapper returned to the area for the first time in two years since he headlined a Field Day festival in Sydney, according to the website of concert promoters Frontier Touring.

Rocky's second studio album "At. Long. Live. A$AP" debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200, R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Rap charts last year. He's known for his 2013 hit single "F***ing Problems," which featured Drake, Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz.

- AP


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