Usher and Rich the Kid's entourage 'robbed and pistol whipped'

Tabitha Dunn
February 13, 2019

The incident went down in West Hollywood, as the pair were preparing for a recording session at Westlake Recording Studio.

TMZ claims that a few armed men took Usher and Rich's associates by storm, pistol whipping violently at least one bodyguard. Usher was inside the studio and not hurt while Rich was outside when it all happened.

A deputy from the L.A. County Sheriff's Department confirmed to Newsweek that "at approximately 3.30 p.m. on Santa Monica boulevard. three individuals were robbed and there were several shots fired".

It remains unclear if anyone was hit when the suspect opened fire.

Police are investigating the attack and haven't made any arrests, nor identified the suspects.

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The rapper posted a snap of him in front of a purple Lamborghini and holding stacks of cash in his hands. The other is covered by a cast.

Rich the Kid, a Queens-born rapper, dropped his debut album The World Is Yours a year ago.

It appears that Rich The Kid is a magnet for robbers.

The likes of Justin Bieber, Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Shakira, Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Quincy Jones have all recorded at Westlake in recent years.

LAPD investigators are now on the hunt for the suspect or suspects, who reportedly fled the scene with a ton of cash and jewelry.

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