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Rapper Blueface accused of attempted murder in Las Vegas

The "Thotiana" rapper, 25, is accused in a shooting last month, police said.
Blueface (Jonathan Porter) during the Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash Music Festival at Douglass Park on August 20, 2021, in Chicago, Illinois (Photo by Daniel DeSlover/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)
Rapper Blueface at Douglass Park in Chicago on Aug. 20, 2021.Daniel DeSlover / Sipa USA via AP file

The rapper Blueface was arrested Tuesday in Las Vegas on suspicion of attempted murder, police said.

Blueface, 25, whose real name is Johnathan Porter, is suspected in an Oct. 8 shooting, police said.

Details about the shooting were unavailable, and there was no online record yet Tuesday evening of Porter in the Clark County Detention Center.

His record label did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Blueface is known for his rapid, conversational rapping. He gained national attention with his Top 10 hit "Thotiana."

He hasn't been shy about his reverence for gang life, proudly wearing blue favored by Crips and recording "Respect My Cryppin'" with Snoop Dogg, a track released in 2020.

Blueface was born in Los Angeles and moved around the state as he grew up. He played football for Fayetteville State University in North Carolina before he focused on his music career.