YoungBoy Never Broke Again or NBA YoungBoy was arrested Monday afternoon after an incident at a hotel in downtown Atlanta.
Photo: Atlanta Police Department
Photo: Atlanta Police Department

Rapper NBA YoungBoy arrested at Atlanta hotel on drug, disorderly conduct charges

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It happened around 12:15 p.m. at the Hyatt House on Marietta Street.

Officials with the Atlanta Police Department said a housekeeper at the hotel -- after knocking several times -- entered a room occupied by NBA YoungBoy, whose real name is Kentrell Gaulden, and a woman identified as Starr Thigpen.

Starr Thigpen was arrested along with NBA YoungBoy after an incident at a downtown Atlanta hotel and is facing a number of charges.
Photo: Atlanta Police Department

Police officials said the room was supposed to be empty so the housekeeper could begin cleaning. 

Police said the rapper told Thigpen to get the housekeeper out of the room. Police said that's when Thigpen assaulted the housekeeper, striking her in the face.

A physical altercation continued into the hallway before the hotel employee ran downstairs to get help, according to investigators. 

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NBA YoungBoy was charged with disorderly conduct, use of fighting words, disorderly conduct - physical obstruction of another and possession of marijuana less than an ounce. 

Thigpin was charged with disorderly conduct - act of violence toward another, disorderly conduct - physical obstruction of another and possession of marijuana less than an ounce.

The pair were taken to the City of Atlanta Jail.

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