DaBaby Arrest: Rapper Detained for Battery, Will Remain Behind Bars

DaBaby has once again found himself in legal trouble after being arrested on Friday, January 3 outside of the Novotel hotel in the Brickell area of Miami, Florida. DaBaby was detained by the Miami Police Department before being arrested on a battery charge, according to local outlet 10 News.

The reports state DaBaby was taken to police headquarters in connection to a robbery investigation.

DaBaby is being held at the Turner Guilfield Knight Correctional Center in Miami without bond and will remain behind bars until he is presented before a judge. DaBaby was held without bond because of a fugitive arrest warrant in Texas.

From TMZ:


Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ, the victim in the alleged robbery is a concert promoter. We’re told he was meeting up with DaBaby and his crew to pay for a gig, and the rapper believed the promoter shorted him by several thousand dollars. As one source put it, “Things just went out of control.”

DaBaby allegedly robbed the victim of $80, a credit card, and then doused him with apple juice … according to the police report, obtained by TMZ. The rapper also allegedly took the victim’s iPhone 7. As we reported, the dispute occurred after DaBaby felt the victim — a concert promoter — had shorted him.

The 28-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jonathan Kirk, is scheduled to appear in court on Friday morning.

That is all the information that is available at this time. This article will be updated with new and relevant information should it become available at any time. If there is anything that we missed, please feel free to send an email to [email protected] and we will respond as soon as possible. 

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