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Tyga surrenders to police after allegation of domestic violence against the rapper

Tyga turned himself in to LAPD's Hollywood division at about 9 a.m. regarding a felony domestic violence allegation.
Tyga outside Lanvin during Paris Fashion Week on Oct. 3, 2021 in Paris.
Tyga outside Lanvin during Paris Fashion Week on Oct. 3 in Paris.Christian Vierig / Getty Images

Rapper Tyga self-surrendered to the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday morning after his ex-girlfriend accused him of assaulting her.

Tyga, whose legal name is Michael Stevenson, turned himself in to the Hollywood division at about 9 a.m. PT regarding a felony domestic violence allegation, the LAPD confirmed to NBC News. The rapper was being held on a $50,000 bail and was released Tuesday afternoon, according to booking records.

In a statement to NBC News on Wednesday, a spokesperson for Tyga said, "The allegations you have been reading about our client the past few days are false and will be disproven.”

TMZ initially reported Monday that Tyga’s former girlfriend, Camaryn Swanson, showed up to his home "belligerent," citing unnamed sources. Swanson then disputed the report on her Instagram story, saying she did not yell and alleged she was invited over.

Swanson, who said she was ashamed that it came to this, showed a screenshot that allegedly showed Tyga sent a car for her to come over. She alleged that “he physically assaulted me and refused to let me leave.”

She also posted a photo of herself with what appeared to be a black eye, tagging TMZ in the photo.

“I’ve been emotionally, mentally, and physically abused and I’m not hiding it anymore,” she wrote. Representatives for Swanson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.