YOUNG BUCK PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO ASSAULT CHARGE

The rapper denies alleged stabbing of man at Vibe Awards…

YOUNG BUCK PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO ASSAULT CHARGE
YOUNG BUCK has pleaded not guilty to an assault charge after allegedly stabbing a man in November.


The G-Unit rapper is accused of stabbing Jimmy James Johnson, who allegedly punched Dr Dre at the Vibe Awards in California last year.


Young Buck - real name David Darnell Brown - faces up to eight years in prison if convicted, according to authorities.


The star was freed on $500,000 (£257,000) on November 22, a week after the ceremony took place.


As previously reported on NME.COM, the alleged incident took place shortly before Snoop Dogg and Quincy Jones were to present Dre with the Vibe Legend Award.


According to BBC News, Johnson, who suffered a collapsed lung following the stabbing, pleaded not guilty to an assault charge for allegedly hitting Dre in the face after asking for an autograph.


Brown is set to appear in court again on February 18, when a date is expected to be arranged where it will be determined if there is enough evidence for a trial.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Hot Chip share video for new song 'Need You Now' - watch
Judas Priest launch their own brand of coffee to celebrate 35th anniversary of 'British...
The Vaccines share sci-fi 'Dream Lover' video - watch
Leon Bridges announces debut album 'Coming Home'
The Rolling Stones 'floating the idea' of playing 'Sticky Fingers' in full on...
Save Soho campaign announce London club night The Residency
The Beatles' Ringo Starr pays tribute to Cynthia Lennon
East London venue Rich Mix facing closure
O2 Priority Tickets for James Bay, The War On Drugs and Action Bronson available now
Swedish parliament votes to keep law banning dancing in public
John Lennon's former wife Cynthia dies following battle with cancer
Damon Albarn says Blur were 'too young and stupid' to value their relationship in the past
Scott Weiland guitarist Jeremy Brown dies aged 34
Vine of Maple The Dog playing drums to White Stripes' 'Seven Nation Army' goes viral
Glasgow's Arches venue saved from shutting as council rejects police closure order
Midweek chart update: The Prodigy outselling James Bay two to one in race for top spot
Run The Jewels' third album will be 'the hardest shit you've ever heard'
Paul McCartney says he finds inspiration for new songs on the toilet
Lana Del Rey and Grimes to tour US together this summer
Avril Lavigne says she 'thought she was dying' following Lyme Disease diagnosis
Madame Tussauds hire 'tissue attendants' to dry eyes of teary One Direction fans after...
The Cribs claim that 'old school dinosaurs' have blocked their efforts to become a...

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM