Dead Prez’ M-1 and
Sticman were arrested yesterday as they conducted a photo shoot, in the Crown
Heights section of Brooklyn, New York.
The arrest follows
their performance on the 26th, at the New School University, in Tischman Hall.
that a strong police presence turned out for the free concert the group gave,
as part of the ACLU’s College Freedom Tour.
assaulted for no reason," a source told AllHipHop.com. "They are fine.
They have been visited by their lawyers and members of the Malcolm X Grassroots
A spokesman for
the 71st Precinct, which handles the Crown Heights area, refused to comment
on the nature of the duo’s arrest or what they were charged with.
The group is scheduled
to be arraigned as late as Monday at Kings County, Supreme Court in Brooklyn.