Rapper Arrested Hours Before LA's "Made in America" Concert

Nipsey Hussle is still scheduled to perform at the festival on Sunday

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    Rapper Nipsey Hussle, 29, was arrested at Slauson Avenue Clothing in Hyde Park on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Nipsey Hussle was booked on charges of obstructing a peace officer.

    A rapper scheduled to perform at this weekend’s "Made in America" music festival in downtown Los Angeles posted bail after he was arrested Friday night during a police raid of a clothing store in Hyde Park.

    Emmias Ashghedom, known by his stage name Nipsey Hussle, was arrested at Slauson Avenue Clothing on the 3400 block of West Slauson Avenue around 11:30 p.m.

    According to the LAPD, officers had arrived at the location because of a probation complaint search. The man suspected of violating probation was taken into custody, as was Nipsey Hussle.

    Nipsey Hussle was booked on charges of obstructing a peace officer, LAPD Lt. Julius Guay said.

    Police said the rapper posted $13,000 bail. A court date was not given.

    Nipsey Hussle was still expected to perform during the second day of the "Made in America" festival in Grand Park Sunday.

    "I will be at my show in Reno today and also #MadeInAmericaFestival on Sunday," he tweeted Saturday morning.