Rapper Silento arrested for murder charge

Rapper Silento arrested for murder charge

Oh no, is Silento in trouble again? The American rapper and singer was reportedly arrested on 1st February. This, however, was not the first time he has been arrested for something. Last year in 2020 he was arrested for speeding and driving recklessly. The real question that arises is, what happened this time? Scroll down to find out! 

Silento rehearsing for the Kids Choice Awards in 2016. Source: Getty Images 

In October 2020, Silento was arrested for driving recklessly and speeding because he was driving at 143 mph on a road where driving over 65 mph isn't allowed. When asked why he exceeded the speed limit, he implied that he was being followed after leaving the club by saying:

People be following me everywhere I go

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Silento in 2019. Source: Getty Images

This year Silento was arrested for murdering his cousin who was a 34-year-old man named Federick Rooks. Officers from DeKalb County Police Department found his cousin lying dead with gunshot wounds on January 21st, 2021 around 3 in the morning. Silento is suspected to be responsible for his death. We are at a loss for words, could he really do something like this?


It is unclear what evidence there is about the Atlanta rapper being responsible for the murder of his cousin. However, as much as we wish this piece of news wasn’t true, it is a sure fact that he was charged with murder. This is a sad state of affairs and we feel sorry for Silento’s cousin and his family. May his cousin Rest In Peace! What do you think of this incident? Let us know in the comments below! 

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