Busta Rhymes has been charged with assault after allegedly throwing a protein drink at a gym employee in New York. Authorities said the rapper, whose real name is Trevor Tahiem Smith Jr, was arrested at about 8.30pm on Wednesday.
The alleged incident happened at Steel Gym in the Chelsea neighbourhood of Manhattan. A spokesman for the New York police department said the rapper and the male worker had been involved in a dispute that escalated.
He said Rhymes, who is originally from Brooklyn, allegedly threw a half-litre cardboard container of strawberry protein drink at the man, hitting him in the head. It was not immediately known if the employee suffered any injuries. Read more
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