ATLANTA (AP) — Silento, the Atlanta rapper recognized for his hit tune “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae),” was arrested Monday and charged with homicide within the capturing loss of life of his 34-year-old cousin, authorities mentioned.
DeKalb County police mentioned in a press release on Twitter that the 23-year-old rapper whose authorized identify is Ricky Hawk was arrested in that suburb of Atlanta. The police assertion mentioned he’s within the county jail, charged with homicide in reference to the Jan. 21 loss of life of Frederick Rooks.
The assertion did not elaborate on the circumstances of the loss of life or Hawk’s arrest.
The Atlanta Journal-Structure reported that Hawk was being held with out bond late Monday.
The newspaper had reported beforehand that police responded to a name of photographs fired on Jan. 21 about 3:30 a.m. locally of Panthersville in DeKalb County. The newspaper cited police as saying officers discovered Rooks useless with a number of gunshot wounds that evening.
It wasn’t instantly recognized if Hawk had an legal professional who might remark for him. His supervisor didn’t instantly reply to an emailed request for remark Monday evening.
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