G-Eazy under investigation by police after allegedly punching man at club
G-Eazy is reportedly under investigation by the NYPD after a brawl involving the rapper occurred outside New York’s Boom Boom Hall on Friday night.
Through TMZ, police sources say that G-Eazy and his entourage were involved in an altercation with a few other people around 1 a.m. Friday at The Standard Hotel club. After moving the brawl outside, sources claimed that G-Eazy punched one of the men and a member of his group hit someone else in the head with it. a glass bottle.
This man ended up going to the hospital for examination, while the man G-Eazy allegedly hit refused any kind of treatment. Officials told the media outlet that no arrests have been made yet.
This is not the first time that G-Eazy and his group have been involved in a nighttime brawl. Rapper “Me, Myself & I” was arrested in 2018 for assault and possession of cocaine while touring Sweden. G-Eazy is said to have acted belligerently in a club and started punching security guards when they asked him to calm down. The rapper struck a deal with prosecutors 48 hours after his arrest and pleaded guilty to “assaulting an officer, violent resistance and possession of illegal drugs.” He avoided jail and was fined $ 9,000.
G-Eazy later noted the difference between his treatment and that of ASAP Rocky when the latter was arrested and jailed for assault in the same town in 2019. “That’s the sad truth… The difference between me and Rocky’s treatment in Sweden reminds me of two concepts that go hand in hand in disgusting ways: white privilege and systemic racism ”, G-Eazy tweeted after in July 2019.
“Let’s call it that. He shouldn’t be behind bars right now. My heart goes out to @asvpxrocky, ”he added. ASAP and her crew were eventually allowed to leave Sweden pending their verdict, and they were found not guilty of assault in August 2019.
Complex has reached out to the G-Eazy rep for comment.