A threat of economic sanctions was made by Trump over the rapper's imprisonment in the Nordic country

Having been arrested in Europe and the United States 

ASAP Rocky was born Rakim Mayers. During the course of negotiations with 

the Swedish government, former President Donald Trump allegedly threatened to launch a trade war 

unless the Grammy-winning rapper was released from prison. 

In recent weeks, he has been arrested at 

the Los Angeles International Airport and his home 

in Los Angeles has been raided by the police.