SXSW Festival Rapper Charged With Sexual Assault (VIDEO)
(AllHipHop News) According to multiple reports, rapper Asa "Yung Gleesh" Asuncion has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in Austin. Yung Gleesh was in the city to perform several shows at the SXSW Festival.
The Washington, DC native had performances on Thursday, March 19 at the Rio Rooftop, The Roosevelt Room and the Gypsy Lounge. The alleged victim told police she and a friend went to another friend's home that night. She admits to getting intoxicated and passing out around 2:30 am Friday morning.
Supposedly, an hour later Yung Gleesh and his entourage arrived at the location. The victim's friend says she woke up around 6 am to find Gleesh on top of the victim with parts of their clothes off. The friend claims she pulled him off the victim and then an argument began. The victim was taken to a local hospital.
When police arrived at the home, Gleesh had already left. His manager told investigators the 25-year-old rapper had several more shows in Austin, then he was scheduled to perform in Dallas before flying back to D.C. The later performances were apparently canceled.
An arrest warrant was issued for Gleesh. He is currently not in custody. Gleesh's most recent Instagram post is from March 20, and his most recent original tweet from his certified Twitter account was on March 19.
Watch KXAN's report on Yung Gleesh below.