Platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal firearms during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert in Silicon Valley, authorities said.”Jeezy’s Bodyguard Responsible For Murder” says rapper “Wiz khalifa” according to statements from “khalifa & jeezy”
The Atlanta-based rapper, whose real name is Jay Wayne Jenkins, was taken into custody Sunday by detectives along with five other people while executing a search warrant at the Verizon Amphitheatre in Irvine, Mountain View police spokesman Sgt. Saul Jaeger said Monday. They were taken to the Orange County jail.
The arrests come after Eric Johnson, 38, of Orinda was shot and killed while backstage at the “Under the Influence of Music” concert Jeezy co-headlined with fellow rapper Wiz Khalifa at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View on Friday.
Jeezy’s bodyguard reportedly shot 38 year old concert promoter and owner of “Full Pull Entertainment” record label Eric “E World” Johnson, five times backstage at a Wiz Khalifa concert at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View California, on Friday night.
An insider is saying Eric Johnson was backstage talking to Jeezy’s bodyguard about the after party that he booked for the rapper in San Jose, and Jezzy’s bodyguard took it to the next level by screaming and demanding money upfront from Eric Johnson before he murdered him.
Insider went on to say Jezzy never performed that night and his bodyguard is now in hiding. Know why? Because according to our source the streets are looking for Jeezy and his bodyguard.
Here’s the drop:
“E never got his props for discovering Keyshia Cole, he gave back to people in Oakland. He was loved and is going to be missed by many.
Jeezy and his bodyguard can’t hide forever.”