Roddy Ricch allegedly arrested at security check for Governors Ball where he was to perform


Roddy Ricch allegedly ‘arrested on gun charges’ at security checkpoint for Governors Ball where he was to perform

  • Roddy Ricch was allegedly arrested on gun charges on his way to the Governors Ball, where he was supposed to perform Saturday 
  • The official account for the festival tweeted: ‘Unfortunately Roddy Ricch is no longer performing today,’ without providing details 
  • Law enforcement insiders told TMZ Hip Hop that officers at the festival’s security checkpoint claim they discovered a loaded firearm in his vehicle 
  • A large capacity magazine and nine rounds of ammunition are also alleged to have been found in the 23-year-old’s automobile

Roddy Ricch was allegedly arrested on gun charges on his way to the Governors Ball, where he was supposed to perform Saturday.

The official account for the festival tweeted, ‘Unfortunately Roddy Ricch is no longer performing today,’ without providing details.

However law enforcement insiders told TMZ Hip Hop that officers at the festival’s security checkpoint claim they discovered a loaded firearm, a large capacity magazine and nine rounds of ammunition in the 23-year-old’s vehicle.

Trouble: Roddy Ricch was allegedly arrested on gun charges on his way to the Governors Ball, where he was supposed to perform Saturday; pictured at Astroworld this past November

Trouble: Roddy Ricch was allegedly arrested on gun charges on his way to the Governors Ball, where he was supposed to perform Saturday; pictured at Astroworld this past November

The rapper and two other people in the automobile were reportedly placed under arrest, and Ricch is now said to be facing four charges.

He allegedly stands accused of possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device and unlawful possession thereof, as well as criminal possession of a weapon.

This year’s Governors Ball, a three-day festival held from Friday through Sunday, has been beset with problems for its lineup.

Friday night was meant to be headlined by Migos, but the band withdrew this week amid rumors that they are on the verge of a breakup.

Uh oh: The official account for the festival tweeted: 'Unfortunately Roddy Ricch is no longer performing today,' without providing details

Uh oh: The official account for the festival tweeted: ‘Unfortunately Roddy Ricch is no longer performing today,’ without providing details

Allegations: The rapper and two other people in the automobile were purportedly placed under arrest, and Ricch is now said to be faced with four charges; seen in March 2021 in LA

Allegations: The rapper and two other people in the automobile were purportedly placed under arrest, and Ricch is now said to be faced with four charges; seen in March 2021 in LA

However a report in TMZ said that Migos are not splitting, and a label representative for the group insisted that the group’s Governors Ball performance was canceled because of a scheduling conflict with a movie Quavo is filming.

Migos were then replaced by Lil Wayne, but on Friday, just hours before he was to take the stage, he also pulled out of the festival.

The Governors Ball tweeted that Lil Wayne could not attend because of ‘flight disruptions,’ and his spot was filled by A$AP Ferg.

Switch-ups: Friday night of the Governors Ball was meant to be headlined by Migos, who withdrew this week, with the result Lil Wayne (pictured) was enlisted to replace them; seen May 2021

Switch-ups: Friday night of the Governors Ball was meant to be headlined by Migos, who withdrew this week, with the result Lil Wayne (pictured) was enlisted to replace them; seen May 2021

Saturday night of the festival was headlined by Halsey, with a lineup that included Tove Lo, Almost Monday and Shaquille O’Neal. 

Ricch’s alleged arrest this weekend is not his first, as he was previously booked for felony domestic violence in August 2019 over a dispute with his girlfriend.

He was released on $50,000 bond after the 2019 arrest, and the charges against him were ultimately dropped for insufficient evidence.

Reshuffle: The Governors Ball tweeted that Lil Wayne could not attend because of 'flight disruptions,' and his spot was filled by A$AP Ferg, who is pictured in 2019

Reshuffle: The Governors Ball tweeted that Lil Wayne could not attend because of ‘flight disruptions,’ and his spot was filled by A$AP Ferg, who is pictured in 2019

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