Update: Kidd Kidd Released from Rikers

G-Unit rapper gets out of jail, after being taken into custody outside XXL show.

UPDATE: G-Unit rapper Kidd Kidd is now a free man, reports Hot New Hip Hop. 50 Cent confirmed the news via an Instagram photo of Kidd Kidd "fresh out Rikers," and eating pasta. 

Kidd Kidd was arrested for alleged stranglulation and assault on his girlfriend at a hotel room in February. His attorney denied the claims, calling them "baseless."


 PREVIOUS: Kidd Kidd never made it to the stage of the XXL 2015 Freshman tour in New York City, Tuesday night. The G-Unit rapper was arrested outside the Best Buy theater, but the exact details for the bust were immediately unclear.  TMZ later reported that Kidd Kidd was arrested on domestic abuse charges. He allegedly assaulted and strangled a woman.

In the arrest footage, a man — believed to be an undercover cop— is heard saying that the rapper had oustanding warrants.

Though Kidd Kidd wasn’t able have his moment with the crowd, his G-Unit family still had his back. 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, and Tonya Yayo performed in his absence.

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