So shocking! Rapper Afroman, who is best known for his 2000 hit ‘Because I Got High’, has been arrested after he punched a female fan in the face during a performance in Biloxi, Miss. on Feb. 17. The video is INSANE — you have to watch it right here!
Afroman, 40, was pulled off stage by police after he allegedly lashed out at one of his fans in the middle of his performance, according to a new report and video. Here’s what went down.
Afroman Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Female Fan In Concert — Watch
Afroman was performing in Biloxi when one of his fans approached him on stage. And that’s when “suddenly, without warning … he turned and landed a right-handed haymaker to her face,” according to a new report from TMZ. TMZ is not exaggerating — you can see the entire jaw-dropped incident unfold in the video below.
And what came next was even crazier! Afroman allegedly struck the woman so hard that she was bleeding and crying — but he paid no attention and just kept right on rapping, TMZ reports.
It wasn’t until police pulled Afroman off stage that he stopped performing. Officers handcuffed the rapper outside the venue; you can see them walking him out in the TMZ clip.
Afroman’s rep tells TMZ that the Grammy-nominated rapper “had no idea if the fan was a man or a woman — he just reacted to someone being on stage.” The rep also added that there was “a lack of security at the venue to keep fans off the stage.”
Afroman Using His Music To Help Legalize Marijuana
Afroman has laid pretty low since releasing his stoner anthem “Because I Got High” in 2000. But you may be interested to know that he made a positive remix of the song in 2014 to support the fight to legalize marijuana.
So HollywoodLifers, are YOU shocked by Afroman’s arrest? Let us know!
— Tierney McAfee