Silento's Publicist Asks Public To Pray For Him Following Murder Arrest

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The publicist for rapper Silento, who was arrested and charged on Monday for the shooting death of his cousin, is asking the public to pray for her client.

"Please send my client Silento some positive vibrations," wrote Chanel Hudson. "Over the past several years, Ricky has been suffering immensely from a series of mental health illnesses. We will continue in his efforts of treatment, but we ask in the meantime the public uplift him and his family in immediate prayer & positive energy!!"

"Rick is a beautiful soul and we hope that the same people who came up whippin' & nay nay-ing with him, continue to support him and lifted in prayer!! God bless [praying hands emoji] any questions or comments please reach out... Thank you." 

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DeKalb County Police Department confirmed that Silento, real name Ricky Hawk, was arrested on 1 February after his cousin, Frederick Rooks, was found shot dead on 21 January.

He is best known for his 2015 single, "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" which reached No.3 in America and No.19 in the UK.