Young Thug was reportedly arrested at Dave & Buster’s in Los Angeles last night, where he hosted a listening party his latest project, Slime Language.
The rapper had planned to celebrate his birthday at said listening party and invited his fans to the listening party via an Instagram post, having booked out the location for the night.
Videos posted to Twitter by fans and standers-by show Thugger reportedly getting arrested outside of the Dave & Buster’s location on Hollywood Blvd. In the various videos online, Young Thug can be seen being led to a series of parked police cars by the police.
— Baptiste 🇫🇷 (@baptisteberne) August 17, 2018
Smh the cops (allegedly) arrested Young Thug at his own album release party on his birthday
(Video by my little brother, narration by me) pic.twitter.com/EqaLzKVj8P
— Casey (@caseyjwheldon) August 17, 2018
Tweets claim that the listening party was shut down after Young Thug was led away.
I waited outside of Young Thug's listening party at Dave and Buster's for about 2 hours and right when I was about to get in, Young Thug gets arrested in the whole party get shut down… soooo salty bruh😫
— J-Shap (@jeremyshapiro42) August 17, 2018
young thug was arrested at dave and busters hours after the release of his #SlimeLanguage album. he’s the first rapper to ever be arrested at a dave and busters. he was celebrating his birthday! free thugger! pic.twitter.com/9TrrvSmHjM
— kenneth (@phillycustoms) August 17, 2018
So far no official statement has been released by Young Thug or his team. Highsnobiety has reached out to Thug and his team to comment.
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