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Rapper Rod Wave Arrested On Battery Charges

He reportedly strangled an unnamed individual.

Rapper Rod Wave, born Rodarius Marcell Green, has been arrested in Florida.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, the 22-year-old was taken into custody the morning of May 2 for battery by strangulation, which is a third degree felony that carries a maximum sentence of five years behind bars, five years of probation, and a $5,000 fine.The alleged victim has not been publicly identified.

He was arrested during a traffic stop but no other details are available.

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In 2091, Rod Wave released Ghetto Gospel, which peaked at number 10 on the Billboard 200. His second release, Pray 4 Love, reached number 2 on the Billboard album chart and hosted one of his highest charting songs to date: “Rags2Riches.”

Last year, his third album, SoulFly (2021), scored him his first number 1 on the Billboard 200.

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