AP AP Rocky appeared for the first time live since his release from prison in Sweden, even before a verdict in his assault.
The rapper whose real name is Rakim Mayerappeared on the Real Street Festival in California on Sunday and began performing with a mask covering her face.
He spoke to the crowd about his experiences in Sweden and said: "I am so happy to be here now, I do not even understand.
"It was a scary and humiliating experience, but I'm here for the moment, God is good, man, I can not thank God, man, it was crazy, hip hop has never been so strong."
The rapper came back after being detained for a month in the United States on August 2nd. Sweden,
Following a trial, the Stockholm judges released him from jail with his two co-defendants pending the verdict expected Wednesday.
Mayers, David Rispers Jr. and Bladimir Corniel deny June 30, Mustafa Jafari, 19, in front of a fast food restaurant in central Stockholm.
Mayer said that he had stood up when Jafari and another man had not left the group.
The case has attracted the attention of several celebrities, from Justin Bieber and Kanye West to Donald Trump.
The US president, running for reelection in 2020, caused a stir in US diplomatic relations with Sweden after publicly offering support to the Grammy-nominated musician.
Mr. Trump celebrated the temporary release of his favorite way and tweeted: "It was a rocky week, come home as soon as possible!".