ATLANTA (CBS46) — An Atlanta rapper and highschool pupil ‘made it rain’ cash at commencement however the pleasure was quick lived as officers swept in to cease the thousands of dollars’ value of celebration.
After backlash made its means throughout social media claiming officers arrested Marrs, Fulton County Schools clarified to CBS46’s Ciara Cummings, the graduate was not arrested, charged, or cited for the Friday deed.
“You see what 2021 pocketed, y’all feel what’s going on,” Marrs will be heard saying in the now viral video which exhibits him throwing thousands of dollars throughout the Langston Hughes Graduation stage.
“Okay, okay, it’s getting out of control,” he provides on the microphone.
And faculty officers appeared to agree that it was certainly out of management. The 17-year-old’s try and make it rain was simply an excessive amount of of a downpour for some.
A second video obtained by CBS46 exhibits faculty officers surrounding the teen grad. His father will be heard questioning the police presence.
“At graduation, at graduation?”
The newly signed artist was detained at the aspect of the stage the place he gave his father the the rest of the money.
A Fulton County School Police officer responded to the father, “Dad, listen. This is what we gonna do. He will not be marching
out with everybody.”
But the police escort didn’t come with out crowd disapproval. Fellow grads and viewers members started to chant “let him go, let him go.”
Despite studies claiming Marrs confronted a quotation for inciting a riot, the district despatched CBS46 this assertion:
“There were no arrests made at Langston Hughes High’s Sunday graduation. The student was escorted off the premises. The incident occurred at the end of the program and, other than a slight delay did not impact the ceremony. We are proud of the graduates at Langston Hughes High and celebrate their accomplishments.”
Marrs mentioned in Wednesday radio interview he got here with $10,000 stuffed in his pants. Adding, “I couldn’t even throw all the money because it was so much.”
The grad defined to the Morning Hustle present he believed it was solely proper to rain on this parade.
“I was just trying to share the love, you know what I’m saying, to the seniors.
Because we been in a pandemic for like over a year so we ain’t really been able to see each other so I was just trying to give back to my peers, class of 2021.”