G-Eazy Reportedly Released After Arrest
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G-Eazy takes on Radio City Music Hall in NYC March 20.
Rapper G-Eazy was reportedly allowed to leave Sweden after being arrested for assault and cocaine possession May 2.
The rapper was released May 4, according to TMZ, having to pay a $9,000 fine and restitution to a bouncer he allegedly assaulted at a Stockholm nightclub.
He was initially collared after getting into a kerfuffle in the V.I.P. room of the Solidaritet club. Multiple outlets, including The Blast, report that G-Eazy hit a security worker after “feeling disrespected” by another patron in the venue and starting a brawl.
Police arrived and arrested the artist after searched his person and finding cocaine and evidence of use. According to Page Six G-Eazy admitted purchasing the drugs but did not name his source.
Fellow artists Halsey and Sean Kingston were also reportedly at the club.
The rapper’s next performance is tonight at
Pollstar recently interviewed G-Eazy’s manager, Matt Bauerschmidt, who spoke about the slow process of building the artist’s reputation through years of touring.
You can see all of G-Eazy’s tour plans on his Pollstar artist page.