Rap star Flo Rida has hit back at allegations that he was involved in an incident that authorities have labeled an act of animal cruelty.
Flo Rida, born Tramar Dillard, was in Lexington, Kentucky to promote his album R.O.O.T.S., which lands in stores March 31st.
An eye witness called local Animal Control authorities and claimed they saw two men step of Flo Rida’s tour bus and kill a rabbit.
According to reports, Kentucky Animal Control, local police and State Police are seeking to question Flo Rida and his entourage.
In an exclusive statement to AllHipHop.com, Flo Rida denied involvement in the incident.
“While no one in my party was in any way involved in any incident, the media report that I saw was sickening,” Flo Rida told AllHipHop.com exclusively. “As an animal lover, I would never want to see cruelty inflicted upon them.”
In related news, Flo Rida and his label Poe Boy Entertainment, has teamed with MyContent.com to bring fans an exclusive live webcast of his release party from Miami.
Fans across the world can log on to MyContent.com on March 28th at 11:30 PM EST to witness live performances from Flo Rida, Flavor Flav, will.I.am, Mr. Dalvin, Wyclef and others.
Those who pre-register will be afforded the opportunity to go back stage with Flo Rida and various rappers, as they prepare for the evening.
MyContent.com is a self-distribution platform for artists of all kinds to sell their music, videos and other content to fans at prices they determine.
“Never before have fans had the ability to witness such intimate access to their favorite music stars. MyContent.com is privileged to invite the world to be a part of the most unique viewing experience the Internet has to offer,” said Cassandra Mills President, Music & Entertainment for MyContent.com.
Flo Rida’s single “Right Round” is currently #1 on iTunes’ charts.
The song is also the most downloaded song in history, having sold over 2 million copies.