The musician, whose real name is Rakim Myers, has been charged with assault for causing actual bodily harm in Stockholm, and will remain in custody until a trial takes place, reports the BBC.
On Twitter, Mr Trump raged that Sweden had:
Let our African American Community down
The rapper was arrested on July 3 after a fight was captured on video, and the two other men who were with them were charged with assault.
In a tweet, the president wrote:
Give A$AP Rocky his FREEDOM. We do so much for Sweden but it doesn’t seem to work the other way around. Sweden should focus on its real crime problem!
He then added:
Very disappointed in Prime Minister Stefan Löfven for being unable to act. Sweden has let our African American Community down in the United States. I watched the tapes of A$AP Rocky, and he was being followed and harassed by troublemakers. Treat Americans fairly!
A spokesperson for Stefan Lofvren said that the Sweidsh judicial system, prosecutors and courts were independent, and that:
Everyone is equal before the law.
Daniel Suneson, the Swedish prosecutor in charge of the case, added that there was:
An obvious risk that these three suspects would leave the country if they were released.
On Wednesday, the rapper's mother pleaded for the release of her son, telling a Swedish newspaper that A$AP: