The Croydon rapper Krept has broken his silence over rumours he was stabbed at BBC Radio 1 event in Birmingham, telling his fans: “Can’t keep a good man down.”
Stories of the stabbing begun circulating after the BBC closed down their Radio 1xtra live event, which featured Krept, 29, and Konan on October 5.
Emergency services were called, and they arrived at Arena Birmingham at around 10pm on Saturday to reports of an assault.
BBC Radio said: “Following an isolated serious incident, we have had to stop 1Xtra Live in Birmingham.
We are co-operating fully with the police to establish what happened.”
Birmingham police tweeted and commented on the alert they received of an assault at the BBC Radio 1 event.
Birmingham police said: “#1XtraLive | Security @ArenaBirmingham alerted us to an assault which took place in the backstage area at 10pm on Saturday.It’s understood that a man sustained a slash wound during the assault. He was treated by on site medical staff and did not required hospital treatment.”
Birmingham police refused to comment on claims that the victim was Krept.
Krept posted on Twitter on Sunday night, thanking fans for their messages.
Krept tweeted: “My people thanks for the messages Im good, ill be back in no time. God was with me trust me. Cant keep a good man down.”
His collaborator, Konan, also from Croydon, said: “Bros good.”