‘Shots fired in a drive-by shooting’ at rapper YG’s Coachella after-party following his performance at the music festival
- Police shut down rapper YG’s Coachella after-party following reports of gunfire
- The party was held at HITS Desert Horse Park on Sunday following the California rapper’s set at the music festival
- Police received calls about gunshots fired around 2am Monday morning
- Witnesses said it was a drive-by shooting where three shots rang out
- But when officers got to the scene they found no evidence of a shooting
- No one was harmed in the incident and police have no suspects
- They shut down the party, hosted by YG’s record label 4Hunnid, as a result of their investigation
- YG is a close friend to rapper Nipsey Hussle who was murdered two weeks ago
The Big Bank rapper performed on the Coachella stage Sunday night where he paid tribute to his close friend LA rapper Nipsey Hussle who was murdered two weeks ago and dissed rapper Tekashi 69.
After the show he hosted an after-party at the HITS Desert Horse Park.
Cops got a call around 2am that gunshots were fired there early Monday morning, according to TMZ.
Witnesses told cops that they saw someone driving past the party firing multiple rounds.
Police responded to reports of a drive-by shooting at rapper YG’s Coachella after-party around 2 am on Monday. YG pictured above during his Coachella performance Sunday
Cops received a call around 2am on Monday morning reporting a drive-by shooting at the YG party held at HITS Desert Horse Park
Cops found no victims or evidence of a shooting but witnesses said three gunshots rang out from a passing car
Cops speedily arrived on the scene but found no victims or evidence that a shooting had taken place.
Police officers later shut down the party to investigate the premises.
‘We were leaving, it was around 1:45 AM and I was in the car smoking. Out of nowhere, we hear 3 gunshots, and then everyone just starting running like crazy,’ a writer for Hot New Hip Hop present at the party reported.
‘It was a stampede. The party was packed too,’ they added.
As of Monday police had no suspects in the case.
The party was hosted by his record label 4Hunnid and included sets by DJs Sean G and Drewbyrd of Shabbaaa Sound System. Tickets for the party were reportedly around $70.
The reports of the shooting come two weeks following the death of beloved LA rapper Nipsey Hussle.
The party was held here at HITS Desert Horse Park near Indio, California
The promotional poster for the party held by YG’s record label 4Hunnid pictured above
The shooting reports come two weeks following the death of beloved LA rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was close friends with YG. The two pictured above at a Lakers game in 2016
YG pictured above speaking at Hussle’s Celebration of Life memorial service on April 11
YG spoke at Hussle’s Celebration of Life memorial service and was an honorary pallbearer at the funeral.
YG also dedicated his set to Hussle, one of his close friends.
‘We lost one of the greats. A legend. Black Jesus — yeah, I said it,’ he said, wearing a vest with Hussle’s image on it.
During the performance he called for a moment of silence to remember Hussle as images of slain rapper ascending to heaven took over the screens.
YG hasn’t commented or posted about the reported shooting.