Memphis Rapper Charged With Rape

Rapper iHeartMemphis has been charged with gang rape in a case that was broken this weekend.

WREG News, a local Memphis station, has reported the rapper was charged with aggravated rape in a case where and and another man allegedly raped and intoxicated woman.

IHeartMemphis is known for the Youtube hit “Hit the Quan,” the dance and song that has received over 15 million views.

Richard Colbert, iHeartMemphis’ real name, has denied all charges. He told WREG, “No I did not [rape that woman]. I was at the wrong place, wrong time, and my name got caught up in something.”

Both men are set to appear in court on Wednesday September 9. Police also seek a third person, a female aged 18-23, in the case that aided in the alleged rape. told WREG that they are still looking for a third suspect in the case, a female between the ages of 18 and 23.

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