Rapper Silento was arrested Monday for allegedly fatally shooting his older cousin outside of Atlanta last month

The 23-year-old “Watch Me (Whip / Nae Nae)” singer, whose real name is Richard Lamar Hawk, was charged with the murder of 21 gunshots in the death of Frederick Rooks, 34, according to the DeKalb County Police Department in January / p>

Rooks was found with multiple gunshot wounds in a residential neighborhood in Panthersville, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported, citing police

Surveillance footage from investigators showed several cars that had fled the scene and at least one shot, according to an incident report obtained from the newspaper

Hawk recently had multiple run-ins with the law that led to his arrest on Monday, including two busts in a week last August in California, the report said

In one of the cases, Hawk allegedly broke into a random Los Angeles house and brandished a hatchet in search of his girlfriend

The 2015 rapper hit “Watch Me (Whip / Nae Nae)” received nearly 1.8 billion views on YouTube

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