YG felony robbery case dismissed after civil settlement

Rapper YG won a felony robbery against him in Las Vegas today (May 16).

The rapper paid a “nuisance settlement” to the man alleging that the rapper stole his necklace during a confrontation in 2018.

A trial will begin on May 16, but defense attorney Gia Marina said That Rolling Stone “The victim no longer wanted to pursue the case and did not want to travel, so the state dismissed it. He was a foreign victim,” she said.

The rapper’s attorney, Joe Tacopina, said the alleged victim in the case was “handled in its entirety” by an undisclosed civil settlement. YG maintained his innocence in the case and reiterated through his lawyer that he did not steal the necklace.

“YG didn’t steal his necklace,” Tacopina also said Rolling Stone.

“This is a troublesome arrangement. The man lost his necklace in an altercation. This is a confidential out-of-court agreement. “

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YG. CREDIT: Rich Fury/Getty Images

The chain in the case is reported to be worth between $3,000 and $9,000 (£2435 and £7305), as reported in Las Vegas Review Magazine.

The victim, believed to be a fan, testified that they asked to take a picture with the rapper but were stopped by his entourage.

Fans have told police that Jackson tore the necklace from his neck, with security footage reviewed by Las Vegas police also showing Jackson walking away from the man “with a shiny object.” in hand, Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Jay Rivera told. Review Magazine in a statement.

NME contacted a YG representative for comment.

Meanwhile, last year, YG’s song ‘My Krazy Life’ returned to streaming services with altered lyrics after a track from the 2014 album was met with backlash for Its controversial lyrics.

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