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Rapper Who Stalked LAPD Officer In Video Says The Gun Was A Prop

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The rapper from the Instagram video showing him brandishing a handgun behind an LAPD patrol car says the gun was a prop, and his bandmate says he'll be turning himself in to authorities.

Here's the video of the suspect stalking the #LAPD officer. Spread it around to raise awareness. pic.twitter.com/rLa8tckcWc

— Drug Enforcement Cop (@dopecop) October 5, 2015

On Tuesday afternoon, Klever, of the rap group Brownside, posted on Instagram that the media fervor over the video he posted was over a "bs lie."

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Later that night, his bandmate Toker wrote in the comments on his own Instagram that Klever would be turning himself in to the police, because "the only reason ama have my lil bro turn himself in is so I can get him out of bail cuz I wouldn't want 1 of these wanna b heroes 2 get trigger happy on him... right now that he's wanted."

As of Wednesday morning, Klever has yet to turn himself in, reports the L.A. Times.

"They're trying their best to keep us from releasing my new shit!" wrote Toker, whose real name is Gilbert Izquierdo, wrote in the Instagram post. "They're afraid of real G's of telling it how really goes down on the streets......2 late mothafuckaz cause we're here!"


The video prompted an investigation by the LAPD last week and officers rode in pairs over the weekend as a precaution. On Tuesday, Chief Charlie Beck announced that the police determined the video was not a threat and merely a "comeback" attempt for "an early 1990's rap group no longer in fashion," and issued a warrant for Klever's arrest.

Brownside is a Chicano rap group founded by Eazy-E in 1994. They released a new single, "Till The Casket Drops" earlier this year.