‘The Beautiful & Damned’ rapper has been charged with assault and is expected to appear in Manhattan Criminal Court on 1 October
Police told New York Daily News that the 32-year-old rapper has been charged with assault, and is expected to appear in Manhattan Criminal Court on 1 October.
He is currently not in custody.
TMZ first reported that “The Beautiful & Damned” rapper was involved in an altercation with a few people around 12:50am on Friday (10 September) at The Standard Hotel club.
After exiting the venue, G-Eazy, whose real name is Gerald Earl Gillum, allegedly punched a 32-year-old man who suffered redness and some swelling to the head.
According to the NYPD, another 29-year-old man was also punched during the incident.
A man from the opposition group claims that one of the “No Limit” rapper’s group member’s hit him violently in the head with a glass bottle which resulted in him having to seek treatment at a hospital.
The Independent has reached out to G-Eazy’s representatives for comment.
Two days after the incident occurred, the California-born rapper made an appearance at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards in Brooklyn.
G-Eazy’s fourth studio album These Things Happen Too is scheduled for release on 24 September.