Bronx rapper Kay Flock was arrested on December 23 on a charge of to start with-diploma murder, his legal professional Scott E. Leemon confirmed to Pitchfork. In accordance to the Daily News, Kay Flock—an 18-12 months-previous born Kevin Perez—is suspected of taking pictures and killing a 24-yr-old male in Manhattan on December 16. In addition to the murder demand, Kay Flock is going through two felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, in accordance to on line documents considered by Pitchfork.

In a formal assertion, shared with Pitchfork on December 24, Leemon mentioned:

Yesterday, I accompanied Kevin as he self-surrendered to Detectives in the 30th precinct. Preparations ended up quickly made with NYPD at the time I realized he was desired.

As to the costs levied from him, we have started our very own investigation into these allegations. A lot more importantly, considering the D.A.’s significant disclosure this morning that the NYPD received a tip expressing an individual else is the shooter, we demanded the D.A.’s place of work deliver prompt disclosure of the videos referenced in the complaint and a lot more details on the suggestion.

We will deal with bail once we have had a possibility to overview the pertinent discovery and to additional look into the D.A.’s noteworthy disclosure.

Kay Flock broke out in August with the one “Being Honest.” A pair of months afterwards, G Herbo joined him for a remix of the strike. Both variations of “Being Honest” are integrated on Kay Flock’s debut task, The D.O.A. Tape, which received released in November through Capitol Data.

A court visual appeal took put currently (January 4). The upcoming court docket visual appeal is established for February 10.