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What a weekend for The Weeknd. HipHollywood can confirm that the Canadian pop star was arrested early Saturday morning after hitting a cop in Las Vegas.

Law enforcement responded to a call around 4:20 a.m. about a massive fight that broke out at Drai’s Nightclub inside the Cromwell Hotel. While attempting break up the brawl of about 30 people, police apparently pulled The Weeknd from the crowd and into an elevator. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department tells us that is when the “Love Me Harder” singer hit one of the cops on the side of the head.

We are told that The Weeknd, who performed at the club on Friday night, was booked on one count of battery of a protected person. Abel Tesfaye, the singer’s legal name, was taken to the Clark County Detention Center where he later posted bail.

Weeknd’s Booking Photo:

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Following the arrest, the 24-year-old shared a snapshot on Instagram of himself walking towards his private jet with the caption:

“Escaped from Las Vegas.”

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Remy Ma And Chris Brown Team Up To Celebrate Black Women

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An ode to the pretty brown girls … yasssss!

Remy Ma is showing love to the girls that need it most with her new single “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)” featuring Chris Brown. Sampling of Mint Condition’s “Breaking My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)”, the song gives all the nostalgia feels with an updated tweak by Ma who declares her empowering look at self-love. “As a proud black woman, I wanted to highlight black women and celebrate our beauty and strength,” Remy stated in a press release obtained by HH.

What’s also special about the track is the fact that Remy invited fans via her socials to choose the cover art for “Melanin Magic,” as she wanted to broaden the conversation about ‘inner and outer beauty while celebrating both.’ Here’s the winner…

You can stream and purchase “Melanin Magic (Pretty Brown)” here: http://smarturl.it/MelaninMagic and cop Remy’s forthcoming album 7 Winters & 6 Summers when it drops later this year.

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