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Fetty Wap Arrested on Assault Charges in Las Vegas

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Fetty Wap attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for MTV)

Fetty Wap was arrested after allegedly being involved in an brawl in front of the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, according to reports from The Associated Press and TMZ. The initial account of events claimed the singer and rapper ha punched a parking valet, but police later claimed that the “Trap Queen” singer and rapper had also “committed a battery” on two other employees of the hotel. According to TMZ, Fetty Wap was arrested on three counts of misdemeanor battery, but released from custody just a few hours later.

Fetty Wap performed alongside Redman, Queen Latifah, Wyclef Jean, and more in a tribute to New Jersey music on the MTV Video Music Awards last week. Read our 2015 Rookie of the Year feature on Fetty Wap here.