Rapper YG arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of robbery

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Rapper YG was arrested this morning at his Los Angeles home on suspicion of robbery just two days before he is scheduled to perform at the Grammy Awards.

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies took YG, whose real name is Keenon Jackson, into custody at his Chatsworth neighborhood home as they served a search warrant at around 4am on Friday.

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The Compton rapper, whose hits include 'Toot It and Boot It' and 'Go Loko,' is being held on $250,000 bail ahead of his arraignment Tuesday.

Authorities did not immediately provide additional details about the arrest or alleged robbery, but said the rapper was taken into custody as part of an ongoing invesitgation.

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YG has retained the high-powered celebrity attorney Joe Tacopina, who previously represented Meek Mill, Jay-Z and Alex Rodriguez.

Tacopina told TMZ this afternoon the early-morning raid on his home in the 22000 block of Zaltana Street and his subsequently arrest have blindsided his client.

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'YG has no idea what investigators are talking about and we have not been provided with any details,' he told the gossip site. 'Rest assured, my client will be cleared of all charges, if they even survive past the arraignment.'

Tacopina also raised questions about the timing of YG's arrest, as did fellow rapper The...
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