Da Brat Arrested In Atlanta Nightclub Assault

Da Brat was arrested early Thursday (November 1) after a dispute with a waitress at a nightclub northeast of Atlanta.

According to the Associated Press, the 33-year-old rapper (real name: Shawntae Harris) was charged with aggravated assault, following a scuffle with an unidentified waitress at Studio 72, a new club recently opened by Jermaine Dupri.

Witnesses say the argument between the two escalated into a shoving match, in which Da Brat allegedly grabbed a bottle of rum and hit the waitress in the face.

She sustained a deep laceration to the cheek and some swelling on the forehead, was driven to a hospital by a friend, reports the AP.

Da Brat was booked into DeKalb County jail where she is being held.

Da Brat was the first female rapper to have a platinum-selling album. As of late, she’s become a reality TV show star, appearing on VH1 shows, “Celebrity Fit Club” and “The Surreal Life.”

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