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Rapper Silento has been arrested charged with murdering his cousin

Published on : 2 February, 2021 2:42 pm

Kathmandu : Rapper Silento has been arrested and charged with the murder of his cousin.

DeKalb County Police Department confirmed that Silento, real name Ricky Hawk, was arrested on 1 February after his cousin, Frederick Rooks, was found shot dead on 21 January.

The 23-year-old had a hit with his single Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) in 2015, which reached No.3 in America and No.19 in the UK.

He’s currently being held in DeKalb County Jail and is charged with murder.

According to XXL magazine, the 34-year-old victim was found bleeding heavily after suffering gunshot wounds to his face and leg in a suburb of Georgia, US.

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