Silento charged for murder

Silentó, the Atlanta rapper known for the hit single and viral dance “Watch Me (Whip/Nae),” was captured and accused of homicide in the shooting passing of his cousin, specialists said. The 23-year-old, whose genuine name is Ricky Lamar Hawk, was captured Monday after police researched the demise of his 34-year-old cousin, Frederick Rooks, as per an assertion from the DeKalb County Police Department. 


Police reacted to a call about a shooting on January 21 and discovered Rooks with various gunfire wounds lying on a street in the Atlanta region suburb of Panthersville, as per an episode report from DeKalb County police. Rooks was articulated dead at the scene, the report expressed. Surveillance camera film from close by homes caught in any event one discharge before a few vehicles fled the scene at high velocities, as indicated by the report. 


Police said in an explanation that Silentó was subsequently distinguished as a suspect. Examiners have not yet decided a rationale in the shooting. Silentó was set up for prison on Monday and is as of now being held there on a homicide accusation, prison records show. Specialists accused him of lawful offence murder. Silentó has confronted a few altercations with the law as of late. 


Silento’s past battles with the legal system


Last October, the rapper was captured in Atlanta subsequent to driving 143 mph in a 65-mph zone, as indicated by a DeKalb County Police Department occurrence report. He was given references for careless driving, speeding, inability to keep up the path and ill-advised halting, prison records show. The charges are as yet forthcoming, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution detailed. 

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He was charged in September in Los Angeles with undermining two individuals with an ax. Investigators said that he allegedly strolled into an outsider’s opened home on August 29 and endeavoured to hit two individuals with an axe before one of them incapacitated him. Silentó argued not liable, and the case is as yet forthcoming, as indicated by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

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Silento was halted from leaving the country over a business question. A court administering gave against him in the city of Al Ain arranged the then-19-year-old Atlanta craftsman to pay a neighbourhood advertiser 300,000 dirhams ($81,500) after he didn’t perform two booked shows in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi. The judgment put a movement prohibition on the rapper and requested him to give up his visa to the court until the case was settled. 


Silento later recognized the circumstance toward the finish of a show in a Dubai dance club. “I can’t leave the UAE yet I’m as yet in the club,” he said, as indicated by a video posted by The National, an administration claimed day by day in Abu Dhabi. The Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s records and NBC noticed that Silento was arrested in the wake of strolling into an arbitrary home in the Valley Village neighbourhood of Los Angeles searching for his sweetheart while holding an axe. 

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INGLEWOOD, CA – MARCH 12: Recording artist Silento attends Nickelodeon’s 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards at The Forum on March 12, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

A day earlier, he was captured in Santa Ana and taken to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department following a report of a homegrown unsettling influence. He was delivered from care on a charge of causing corporal injury on a life partner or cohabitant. Silento was captured and blamed for driving 143 mph on Interstate 85 in Georgia, specialists said at that point. He was accused of wild driving, speeding, inability to keep up the path and inappropriate halting. 

A DeKalb County Police report said he was pulled over around 3 a.m. after an officer saw the rapper’s white BMW turning around more slow vehicles. Silento apparently contended with the official about how quick he was proceeding to demand that he’d done nothing incorrectly.


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