Kanye West, also known as Ye, is currently being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department for alleged assault and battery. The investigation comes after an alleged altercation that allegedly took place early Thursday morning at the exclusive Soho Warehouse in Downtown LA. Fox 11, a fan claimed he asked for an autograph while standing in front of the rapper’s car. The fan claims there was an alleged exchange of words, after which West got out of his car and punched the fan, allegedly “throwing him to the ground.” TMZ reports that West also allegedly pushed the ventilator.
West also made the news recently after news broke of his planned trip to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin and perform his Sunday Service performances. West was recently announced to headline the 2022 Coachella festival alongside Harry Styles and Billie Eilish. Coachella will also see Run The Jewels, Swedish House Mafia, The Regrettes, FINNEAS and Beabadoobee hit the stage this spring. A notable name not included in the lineup is Travis Scott who was kicked out of the festival following the Astroworld tragedy which claimed the lives of ten people.
Last year, the rapper joined Future on stage for his Rolling Loud California appearance, performing several songs including “Can’t Tell Me Nothing”, “Hurricane” and “Praise God”. He also joined Future on “Fuck Up Some Commas”. West had also collaborated with Drake at their “Free Larry Hoover” benefit concert which took place on December 9 at the LA Coliseum; it was later announced that the concert would be streamed via Amazon Music’s Twitch channel.