G-Eazy Released From Jail After Arrest for Assault and Cocaine Possession in Sweden
G-Eazy is now free to leave Sweden after being released from custody following an arrest for assault and cocaine possession.
According to a May 4 report from TMZ, the "No Limit" rapper did not have to post bail, as it's not required in Sweden, but he will have to pay around $9,000 in fines and restitution to the victim of the assault.
The incident occurred on May 2 at nightclub in Stockholm, Sweden, where the rapper is said to have been "acting belligerent." According to the site, G-Eazy and his security were going after a fan who was taking pictures in the V.I.P. section of the club and the rapper ended up punching the bouncer by accident.
After being detained by police, authorities found cocaine in the Oakland artist's pocket. Cops say along with the cocaine, they also found a rolled up $100 bill on him when they were taking him to jail. Swedish police released photos of the evidence, including a closeup shot of the bouncer, although it is difficult to see any major injuries on his head.
XXL recently caught up with G-Eazy for the Spring 2018 cover, where the rapper discussed his past struggles with alcohol. “I would drink before I go on stage or drink when I’m in the studio, I tell myself it loosens me up and helps me perform better," he said. "I’ll drink at the after-party—because it’s all around me—to the point where I’m blacking out a lot of these nights. I’m telling myself, ‘I need this to perform.’”
Check out footage of G-Eazy's arrest below.
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