Rapper Joey Bada$$ has been changed with assault after allegedly punching a security guard at the Falls Festival at Byron Bay.
The incident happened at around 8:30pm last Friday evening (January 1) when the rapper was about to go on stage for his performance at the northern New South Wales music festival.
Bada$$ (real name Jo-Vaughan Jalani Virginie) faced court in Byron Bay on Saturday and has been bailed to appear back at the Byron Bay Local Court on March 19.
At Falls, Joey Bada$$ left his fans wanting more when he cut his show short.
“To all my fans in Sydney, Australia I sincerely apologize but I could not finish the show my voice is too shot & I’m in pain…. Sorry,” he said in a Tweet.
To all my fans in Sydney, Australia I sincerely apologize but I could not finish the show my voice is too shot & I'm in pain…. Sorry
— B4.DA.$$ 1.20.15 (@joeyBADASS) January 1, 2015
Joey Bada$$ is scheduled for the HiFi in Sydney on Wednesday, January 7.
Joey Bada$$ remaining dates
January 7, Sydney, HiFi
January 8, Melbourne, Forum
January 9, Wellington, James Cab
January 10, Auckland, Studio
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