DaBaby has Las Vegas battery case dismissed, ordered to pay restitution to accuser

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The rapper was charged after he was accused of hitting a Las Vegas driver during a ride in November 2020

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A Las Vegas court has reportedly dismissed a misdemeanor battery case against DaBaby.

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The rapper, real name Jonathan Kirk, was charged after an incident that reportedly took place last November, where it was alleged that he hit a driver in the middle of a ride. When the report surfaced in February, law enforcement sources claimed to tmz Kirk punched the driver in the back of the head after demanding payment; It was also alleged that Kirk and his crew abused and attempted to smoke a joint in the vehicle.

At the time, Kirk’s attorney, Drew Findling, hit back at the reports, calling the allegation “a 100 percent false allegation that suspiciously surfaced in February in relation to an alleged incident in November. We could smell another attempt to steal the money.” Huh. “


Nevertheless, Kirk was charged for the alleged incident, and—according to a statement from his attorneys David Chesnoff and Richard Schoenfeld , was reportedly “ready to stand trial at trial”, Rolling stone Report.

However, the case against him was dismissed on December 1, instead Kirk was ordered to pay an indemnity fee of $7,500 to his accuser Timothy Cobb.

According to a new report from tmz, representatives for the Clark County District Attorney’s Office said Kirk had dismissed his case because he “satisfied whatever prosecutors asked him to do to settle the case, including $7,500 to the alleged victim.” and stay out of trouble”.

The case has reportedly been dismissed with prejudice, which means it cannot be re-recorded.

Last month, Kirk was involved in a separate case with police when he called them to evict the mother of his child from their home. The incident happened after she got into an argument with singer and rapper Danieli – the mother of their youngest child – which was streamed on Instagram Live.

Just last week, it was reported that Kirk did not make any financial donations to the HIV/AIDS organizations he met over the summer.


A month after he was filmed making homophobic remarks on stage at the Rolling Loud festival in Miami, the rapper met with HIV/AIDS advocacy groups. His remarks were strongly criticized by fellow artists, including Elton John and Madonna, and caused him to lose several high-profile festival slots.

in a report by daily animal, three organizations – The Black AIDS Institute, The Normal Anomaly Initiative and the Positive Women Network – claimed they had no contact or financial support from DaBaby after their off-the-record meeting with him in August, in which the rapper Apologies for your comments.

Kirk is currently on tour across America, marking his first run of the show since homophobic comments in Rolling Loud. The tour is being hosted by the festival, which in a statement Granthshala, said: “Rolling Loud supports second chances and we believe DaBaby has evolved and learned from its experience. All are welcome and we look forward to watching DaBaby fans live.”

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