NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Rapper Busta Rhymes was arrested on assault allegations Wednesday night at a Chelsea gym, sources told CBS2.
The 43-year-old rapper and actor, whose given name is Trevor Tahiem Smith Jr., was arrested around 8:30 p.m. at the Steel Gym at 143 W. 23rd St., sources said.READ MORE: Suspected Human Remains Found In Florida Wildlife Preserve Where Authorities Are Searching For Brian Laundrie
Sources said Busta Rhymes got into a fight with a fellow gym goer, and allegedly threw a container of Lean Body Protein drinks at the victim.READ MORE: New York City Mayoral Candidates Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa Meet For First Debate
The victim refused medical attention at the scene, sources said.MORE NEWS: Mayor De Blasio Announces Vaccine Mandate For All New York City Municipal Workers, Including First Responders
Busta Rhymes was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Uniondale, Long Island.