Who is Bandman Kevo? Rapper arrested on assault charges
Bandman Kevo first made headlines for his alleged involvement in a bank fraud scheme in the year 2014, which he later pled guilty to in 2016
Rapper Bandman Kevo’s legal troubles don’t seem to end as years after his alleged involvement in a bank fraud scheme, he recently got arrested again with new charges. According to the publication HipHopDX, the Chicago native was arrested on June 4 in Miami and now is facing weapon and assault charges.
The 31-year-old hip-hop artist, whose real name is Kevin Ford, got booked on new charges ranging from gun possession by a convicted felon to using a firearm while committing a felony, assault of a police officer, resisting arrest, and tampering with evidence. Legal troubles and crimes among rappers is not a new thing as many recently made headlines for either getting arrested or getting killed. Rapper DaBaby’s entourage member Wisdom Awute was arrested and charged with attempted murder. On the other hand, Lil Reese was shot and nearly lost his eyesight after a gunfire incident in a parking lot. Rapper Mike Darole was fatally shot recently during an attempted robbery.
Who is Bandman Kevo?
An Instagram page with the name of SayCheeseTV shared a video clip where we could see Bandman Kevo getting arrested by the cops. According to the website HipHopDX, the rapper has already bonded out after facing new charges. Kevo has been rapping since the age of 17 and first tasted success with the single ‘How We Do It’. The hip-hop artist then dropped other hit singles such as ‘All Forein’, ‘Who Is Dat’, ‘Uber’ and ‘Baller In Me’. His current net worth is to be believed around $200,000.
On his official Instagram page, Bandman Kevo enjoys more than one million followers. He is currently signed to Universal Records and has recently released few songs, which have become popular among hip-hop listeners. Kevo is also reported to be dating a girl named Mercedes Hatcher, as published by the website ExactNetWorth.
Bandman Kevo’s bank fraud scheme
Bandman Kevo first made headlines for his alleged involvement in a bank fraud scheme in the year 2014. According to HipHopDX, he apparently faced up to 30 years behind bars in 2014. Then in 2016, Kevo pleaded guilty to a bank fraud scheme where conspirators used social media to advertise quick cash returns in exchange for debit cards and pin numbers. He was sentenced to serve 22 months in federal prison for the same. According to the website ExactNetWorth, Kevo was accused of stealing around $639,000 from the bank. His rumored girlfriend Hatcher and 28 other people were also arrested in a credit card scam.