Update: Nipsey Hussle’s management has released a statement regarding his arrest.
Around midnight last night Nipsey Hussle was detained in an unsolicited random police probe near the flagship Marathon Clothing Store on Crenshaw Blvd. Police detained him and several other patrons while picking up food at a local restaurant. He was released Saturday morning with no charge. He will be performing live on the Made In America festival as scheduled on Sunday. Nipsey feels like his detainment was unjust and without cause.”
The text to our original story is included below.
The 29-year-old, born Emmias Ashghedom, was taken into custordy at Slauson Avenue Clothing in Hyde Park, on the 3400 block of West Slauson Avenue around 11:30 p.m..
NBC reports that LAPD Lt. Julius Guay stated the rapper was arrested for “obstructing a peace officer.” The police had been called to the clothing store because of a probation complaint search. They arrested the man violating his probation, along with Nipsey Hussle.
It is unclear if the arrest will interfere with today’s schedule performance, but we will update the story as it develops.