Rapper A$AP Rocky Cuffed & Stuffed [PHOTOS]

7/22/2012 12:35 AM PDT

A$AP Rocky -- Rapper Gets Cuffed and Stuffed [PHOTOS]

Rapper A$AP Rocky found himself in handcuffs PDQ after NYPD officers arrived on the scene of his street brawl ... and TMZ has the photos.

As TMZ first reported ... AR was busted after he got into a fight with two guys who were taking photos of him.

Cops slapped the cuffs on Rocky and another member of the hip hop crew A$AP Mob ... Sheldon Jabari, aka A$AP Bigga Bar$ -- who, for some reason, was shirtless at the time of the arrest.

Rocky and Bigga were both booked for 2nd degree robbery. Cops say they attempted to take items from the guys they were fighting.