Nigerian Rapper, Yung6ix was wrongfully arrested in the United States yesterday after being accused of theft by a jewellery company, Kay Jewellers.
The music star took to his Instagram page to release a video in which he gave details on how the incident happened. Yung6ix revealed he was detained by the police and got released after going through the process of racial profiling. He revealed he was detained just because they see him as a rich black man and promised to press charges against the company.
Yung6ix wrote to accompany the video;
“WAS WRONGFULLY ACCUSED BY KAYS JEWELLERS. SPENT THE LAST FEW HOURS WONDERING IF I WAS GONNA BE ANOTHER INNOCENT BLACK MAN GETTING F—K BY THE SYSTEM. I’M GOING TO BE PRESSING CHARGES FOR RACIAL PROFILING #BLACKLIVESMATTER. JEALOUS OUT 27TH SHOUT TO ALL MY J.D’S AND EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTED MY RELEASE TODAY.”
Watch the video below:
Yung6ix promises to sue after being racially profiled by a jeweler in the US and getting arrested. pic.twitter.com/gKd8OGLBIq
— #BBNaija Laila Ijeoma (@LailaIjeoma) September 19, 2019