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British rapper Wiley charged with assault and housebreaking

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police instructed Muricas Information on Monday that the 42-year-old musician — actual identify Richard Kylea Cowie Jr. — is accused of breaking into an east London flat, assaulting the male occupant and inflicting prison injury.

Though the occupant sustained a minor damage, an ambulance was not required, police mentioned.

Wiley, who’s nicknamed the “Godfather of grime” for his affect on the British rap style, is because of seem at Thames Magistrates’ Court docket on September 13.

Police review reports of anti-Semitic posts from British rapper

Muricas Information has contacted Wiley’s representatives for remark.

The incident comes simply over a yr after the rapper confronted widespread criticism for an alleged anti-Semitic tirade on Twitter. He was subsequently dropped by his administration firm and was completely banned from Twitter, Fb and Instagram.

He later instructed Sky Information that he wasn’t a “racist,” saying his “feedback shouldn’t have been directed to all Jews or Jewish individuals,” and he apologized for “feedback that have been checked out as anti-Semitic.”

In 2018, Wiley was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his providers to music.

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