DC rapper Yung Gleesh is reportedly charged with sexual assault following a performance at the South By Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Tex. The 25-year-old rapper, real name Asa Asuncion, is allegedly raped an intoxicated female on March 20th.
According to NBC affiliate KXAN:
According to Austin Police, they met the victim at St. David’s Hospital on the morning of March 20. The woman said she and a friend had gone out the night before and ended up at another friend’s home in North Central Austin. She admitted to being intoxicated and passing out around 2:30 a.m. According to the victim’s friend, Yung Gleesh and his friends arrived at the home an hour later. Witnesses said Yung Gleesh was a friend of one of the men who lived at the home.
Around 6 a.m., the victim’s friend, who went out with her the night before, said she woke up and found Yung Gleesh on top of the victim and both were mostly unclothed. The victim’s friend said she pulled Yung Gleesh off her friend and a verbal altercation took place before the victim was taken to the hospital.
Yung Gleesh, a former percussionist for go-go band TOB, made his name on the DC street rap scene as a one-time affiliate of Fat Trel and Slutty Boyz until a unspecified falling out.