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Rapper arrested after fight at burger joint

Posted by Rachel Leigh email

MIAMI BEACH, FL (AP) - Police say rapper N.O.R.E. was arrested following a fight with a person at a Miami Beach burger joint.

The 31-year-old performer, who was formerly known as "Noreaga" and whose real name is Victor Santiago, was arrested early Sunday morning.

Police say Santiago, of New York, disrupted the "normal flow of business" at the Fatburger by yelling at another customer, ripping up a bouquet of flowers and throwing a cup filled with a yellow liquid at the customer.

Authorities said the rapper punched the man in the face, and yelled "Do you know who I am?"

Santiago was charged with misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct; he was taken to the Miami-Dade county jail and released. It was not immediately clear whether he has retained a lawyer.

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