Rick Ross, Jeezy Posses Brawl at BET Awards

Rick Ross (Rick Diamond); Young Jeezy (Prince Williams/Getty Images)
Rick Ross (Rick Diamond); Young Jeezy (Prince Williams/Getty Images)

It was hot in Atlanta last night during the filming of BET's 2012 Hip-Hop Awards. According to MTV News, rival rappers Rick Ross and Young Jeezy got into a shoving match backstage, which spilled out into the Atlanta Civic Center parking lot. From there, details are conflicting. 

Multiple sources who witnessed the fray confirmed to MTV News that Ross' protégé Gunplay was also involved in fisticuffs with members of 50 Cent's G-Unit camp. Gun was seen with visible wounds and a witness told us that the Miami MC was put into handcuffs and detained, but a separate source close to Gunplay told us that he was not arrested …

New York DJ Funkmaster Flex took to Twitter to broadcast his account. "Jeezy and Rick Ross just had words backstage!! Pushing and shoving," Flex wrote. "Shots fired in parking lot!!! Gunman arrested!!!" …

A spokesperson for the Atlanta Police Department told TMZ, "Shortly after 7:15 pm Saturday, a fight broke out in the parking lot at the Atlanta Civic Center (where the awards were being taped) between two groups. Officers on scene responded to break up the fight and used OC spray [commonly known as pepper spray] in the process. Individuals fled the scene. There were no arrests or reports of serious injuries. Reports of shots fired appear to be untrue."


Read more at MTV News.

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