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No, Death Grips’ Mc Ride was not arrested

Trending A TikTok video that alleges Death Grips’ Mc Ride (Stefan Burnett) was arrested has been going viral. However, that is not the case. The rapper was never arrested. Here’s a look at what happened. TikTok has become a famous platform where videos and celebrity news tend to go viral. However, most of the time,…

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A TikTok video that alleges Death Grips’ Mc Ride (Stefan Burnett) was arrested has been going viral. However, that is not the case. The rapper was never arrested. Here’s a look at what happened.

TikTok has become a famous platform where videos and celebrity news tend to go viral. However, most of the time, they turn out to be fake. Recently, Mc Ride had become a victim of one such news after his fans were convinced he was arrested. At first look, the video will have everyone deceived. However, after looking at the video carefully, it is possible to tell that the man is NOT Mc Ride.

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Mc Ride arrest video explored

The video that has been circulating online was uploaded on March 9, 2021, by a user named Vandaman, whose TikTok handle is slattttt36.

The video shows nearly 12 officers, some of them with a gun, approaching a car. As the video continues, the police ask the man in the vehicle to step out. They then bring him aside to check if he is carrying any weapons on him.

The person who shared the video alleged that the man was Mc Ride. At first look, the viewers might get confused between the man in the video and Mc Ride because of their uncanny resemblance.

However, the man is not Mc Ride. It is unknown at the moment who this person is. If you look closely, the man does not have the same tattoos as Mc Ride. The tattoos that the rapper has are different and more in number.

If you look closely at the picture below, you can understand how the two look very different.

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Mc Ride and Death Grips

Mc Ride is a famous rapper who hails from Sacramento, California. He formed Death Grips in 2010 along with his neighbor Zach Hill. The band consists of Mc Ride, Zach, and Andy Morin. Over the years, the band brought out a couple of albums, and all of them managed to make listeners fall in love with their music.

In July 2014, the group had announced that they would be disbanding. The news came after the band was unable to make their promised concerts a reality. However, in 2015, the group got back together and surprised their fans with some new music.

In 2019,  Death Grips released a 30-minute mix titled Gmail and the Restraining Orders as part of Warp Records’ 30th-anniversary celebrations As of 2021, the band has not released any new music.


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