Blueface Arrested Tuesday afternoon (November 15) in connection with a shooting incident last month in Las Vegas, he is expected to face several charges including attempted murder.
The 25-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jonathan Porter, had warrants out for his arrest following a shooting in October. 8 near Sunset Road and S. Las Vegas Blvd, reads a statement from the City of Las Vegas Police Department.
LVMPD detectives arrested the artist at approximately 2.40pm, and are assigned to book him in Clark County Detention Center on orders for attempted murder with a lethal weapon and firing of a firearm into/inside an occupied building, the statement continues.
The department also supplied a Blueface mugshot.
Based in Los Angeles, Blueface found commercial success in 2019 with the song “Thotiana”, which peaked at number one. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. “Thotiana” remains his only Top 40 entry, one of three debuts on the chart, including “Daddy” with Rich The Kid (peaking at No. 78); and “Slide” with French Montana and Lil Tjay (No. 90), both from 2019.
Hip-hop artist’s first mix, 2019 Famous Crypreached no. 29 on the Billboard 200, one of his three entries on the chart.
The Controversial rapper He first gained attention thanks to his high-pitched voice, which observers likened to the cartoon character Courage the Cowardly Dog. A series of YouTube memes took off, with clips of his music recording animation.
Blueface made the news in August of this year when his girlfriend, Chrissyn Rook, was arrested and arrested after punching her during a quarrel in an Arizona pub.