Offset was detained by police on Saturday after driving through a crowd of Trump supporters following a “Make America Great Again” rally in Beverley Hills. Offset was released, but Cardi B’s cousin Marcelo Almanzar who was in the car with the rapper was arrested.

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Almanzar is being charged with carrying a concealed weapon and carrying a loaded firearm in public according to police. Initial reports on social media suggested that Offset was the one waving the gun, but police deny the accuracy of that reporting. Cardi B was also reportedly present at the scene.

The 20-year-old relative of the “WAP” rapper is being held on $35,000 bond.


Offset live-streamed the stop with police saying in the video that Trump supporters hit his vehicle with a flag. Police then opened the door to the car and placed handcuffs on the “Clout” rapper.

CBS News in Los Angeles reports that the Trump rally is a weekly event in the city. Neither Offset nor Cardi B has commented on the situation since it happened around 5 pm on Saturday.