Lloyd Banks’ Alleged Assault Victim Describes Beating

A day after Lloyd Banks was released from Canada for allegedly assaulting concert promoter Chris Hines, the victim has spoken to The Toronto Star about what exactly happened last Friday night (January 8) at Brandfort’s Club NV.

According to Hines, the night started off on a bad note. Firstly, the Queens-bred MC started his set off about an hour and a half late and apparently left after only a short performance due to a lackluster response from the crowd.

It was at this point that Hines says Banks returned to his hotel. When Hines went to his own room, he claims to have been confronted by four men. “I never expected what went down to go down,” he told The Toronto Star. “I expected maybe people were angry and I could understand that, but I wasn’t expecting to be hit.”

“After the first punch, it was like, ‘Okay, he’s upset, disrespecting me a little bit, but cool, I’m not going to be stupid,’” he continued. “I sat on my hands to show them like, ‘Hey, I’m not trying to do anything crazy.’ I knew if I fought back there was going to be no winning. When they hit me again, I fell on the floor. Then it really started to hit me, ‘What the F is going on?’”

Hines says that as police showed up to the scene of the crime, the attackers gave him back his jewelry and wallet, and then fled.

The longtime G-Unit promoter has suffered two black eyes and a sore thigh.

“There’s a whole rich story that surrounds the circumstances here that has not surfaced and won’t surface until we get to court,” Banks’ lawyer Patrick Ducharme said.

Banks was released on $50,000 bail on Monday and finally returned back to the U.S. on Wednesday after being detained by Immigration. The other accused men—road manager DJ Shaun McGee and hypeman Tyrell Cooper—went home on Tuesday. Banks’ bodyguard Nicklas Sloane reportedly still in custody.

All four men, charged with forcible confinement, aggravated assault and robbery, have plead innocent. As of press time a court date has yet to be determined. Ducharme believes the case won’t go to trial until next year. —Max G

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  • Kdub

    Who gives a shit……

  • sealsaa

    Camel Faced Killah.

    • http://www.jango.com/music/EmCDL EmCDL

      damn co sign on that LOL. That nicca do look like a camel in the face

  • sealsaa

    Camel Faced Killah

  • AZ40

    Just like a beady eyed canadian to sit there and take a beatin’….”blame canada/blame canada”

    • http://theinfamoussyndicate.blogspot.com/ Noles506

      How would you do 4 on 1? That’s punk shit!

  • ladidadida

    He uses the same safety methods as yung berg. shit goes down sit on your hands don’t say anything and wait for the authorities. ha


    Seems like there is a little more to the story than whats being said. From what I read Banks showed up late got mad cause the crowd was pretty much gone by the time he got on stage he did a song or two left and the promoter didnt want to pay him so the promoter got his ass whipped.

  • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grands

    “Firstly, the Queens-bred MC started his set off about an hour and a half late and apparently left after only a short performance due to a lackluster response from the crowd. Witnesses stated that a wallet was thrown on stage, and an audience member screamed out, “F**k you, Kid Cudi!”…”

    “Hines says that as police showed up to the scene of the crime, the attackers gave him back his jewelry and wallet, apologized and said, “Nah, we’re just messin’ around wicha, kid!” and then fled…”

    “The longtime G-Unit promoter has suffered two black eyes, a bruised ego and a sore thigh. Sources also stated, “We heard screams coming from the room, but couldn’t recall a nine-year old girl going in there.”….”

    • Detroit P

      LOL oh shit…wuss good Grands

      • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grands



        • Detroit P

          Nuthin man chillin chillin…I see you parlayed yourself a spot at CJ blog,congrats

  • General

    Who the fuck is gonna pay to see Lloyd Banks anyways??? Damn…

    Sad thing is his fee was only 5K. I guess its Lloyd “ain’t got no” Banks

    • DetroitDraper

      Damn only 5gz??? Thats crazy Banks talented as hell. But I guess he couldnt be sold to the public like say a bitch ass Rick Ross


  • sealsaa

    *golf clap for Grands* Good shit.

    @ General

    Well, maybe he can’t borrow *cough* BUM *cough* money off 50 like Yayo once famously claimed he could.

  • Enlightened

    Something is not right about this story.

    An ass whoopin in a small space like a hotel room takes 1-3 minutes tops. Anything more, and you looking at coma/vegetable or at least severe injury status – not just lumps.

    So they gave back his wallet and jewelry when they heard the police coming? So what were they doing in the meantime? Neatly undoing the latches on his necklaces and watches so they wouldn’t damage ‘em? Having a conversation with him?

    I don’t know what it is, but it’s definitely more to this.

    • KiLLuMaNaTii


  • http://www.bboycult.com $ykotic/Don McCaine

    This dude said he sat on his hands. Some kiddie timeout sh*t right there.

    And, and, and…

    “I EXPECTED MAYBE people were angry and I COULD UNDERSTAND THAT”

    You knew dudes were heated because you were trying to short the money.

    That is all.

    • General

      They ain’t get shorted money, they were heated because of comments the dude made about their set or lack thereof…

      Banks only performed 2 or 3 joints and nobody showed up to see him anyways…

      Fail for the promoter and another fail for the Unit

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