Nipsey Hussle Still Performing at Made in America Despite L.A. Arrest
Nipsey Hussle reportedly posted $13,000 bail.
Rapper Nipsey Hussle was arrested in Los Angeles on Friday night (Aug. 29) prior to his scheduled appearance at this year’s Budweiser Made in America concert.
Hussle was taken in after a raid of a clothing store at around 11:30 p.m., according to NBC Los Angeles. LAPD Lt. Julius Guay said the rapper was “booked on charges of obstructing a peace officer.”
LAPD officers reportedly arrived at the shop because of a probation complaint search. The man suspected of violating probation was taken into custody as well.
Hussle posted $13,000 bail, NBC reports. The rapper tweeted on Saturday that he'll still be performing at Jay Z’s Made in America concert in downtown L.A. on Sunday
Hussle’s management team released the following statement to MTV.com.
“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.”