Video shows Afroman punching fan at concert

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(CNN) — Don’t get on stage with Afroman. He doesn’t want you there.

A video shows the rapper and guitarist playing his guitar Tuesday at a concert in Biloxi, Mississippi, when he whirls around and apparently slugs a woman who was dancing on stage behind him. After she goes down, he continues to play.

Grammy-nominated Afroman arrested for punching woman on stage

Photo courtesy of Biloxi Police

“On 17 February 15, the Biloxi Police Department responded to a reported assault at the Kress Live Entertainment Venue involving Mr. Joseph Edgar Foreman who performs under the stage name Afroman,” the Biloxi Police Department arrest report read. “Mr. Foreman was arrested for Assault as a result of a Citizen’s Affidavit, booked in, and released after paying a 330 Dollar Bond.”

“My understanding is (the woman) got up on stage, and he hit her,” Police Chief John Miller told the Biloxi Sun Herald.

On the video, the woman gets up and looks back at Afroman in surprise. An audience member climbs on stage and leads her away.

The rapper has had trouble with fans getting on stage before, a rep told Billboard.

“This was a completely involuntary reflex reaction to people infringing on his stage space,” the rep said in a statement. “It was uncharacteristic behavior that was initiated by outside uncontrolled forces.” The rep blamed poor security at the venue, Kress Live.

Afroman had a big hit in 2000 with “Because I Got High.”

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