A$AP Rocky’s SXSW Concert Ends With A Fight

By Sowmya Krishnamurthy

A$AP Rocky’s rowdy stage show turned into an all-out brawl early this morning at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. Reports are surfacing that Rocky and his A$AP Mob cadre had a throwdown with a drunken crowd around 3:00am at the Vice Kills Texas party in Austin. Apparently, there had also been a small scuffle earlier in the show during which a stage diver grabbed one of the A$AP Mob’s do-rags.

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The concert was paused while the Mob demanded its return, at which point, someone in the crowd threw a can of beer and hit one of the guys onstage. Rocky allegedly tried to quell the situation until an angry audience member threw a beer can at him. Subsequently more objects were thrown onstage which infuriated Rocky and his crew. They jumped into the crowd and a “full-blown brawl ensued for several minutes,” according to Spinner who was live on the scene. At least one audience member had a gash on his head from the fight and ultimately, security had to clear the room and the police arrived to shut the party down.

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Rocky was at SXSW for, among other things, a performance at mtvU’s Woodie Awards Festival which led into the 2012 Woodie Awards on March 15.