Danny Brown Claims He Was Sexually Assaulted by Ninja of Die Antwoord

Brown detailed the alleged incident during an appearance on the '2 Bears, 1 Cave' podcast: "I was sexually assaulted by Ninja. I stand by that."

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Danny Brown has leveled sexual assault allegations against Ninja, one half of the South African hip-hop duo Die Antwoord.

The 41-year-old artist made the allegations during a recent appearance on the 2 Bears, 1 Cave podcast, claiming the assault occurred during an afterparty for one of his shows in Paris. Brown told Tom Segura that Ninja had DM’d about possibly meeting up after the concert; Brown claims he offered to put the rapper’s name on the guest list, but Ninja ultimately declined.

“[He’s like,] ‘Don’t worry about it, I’ll find you,’” Brown recalled. “That was weird, that was like one red flag.”

Brown said he eventually met up with Ninja, but became “freaked out” by his behavior. He claimed Ninja began sitting on his lap at the nightclub and kept trying to make out with him. Brown also suggested Ninja had proposed a threesome with Die Antwoord’s Yolandi Visser, who shares a child with Ninja.

“I was a single, experimenting man at the time, but he was too aggressive!” he said. “He sat on my lap and started trying to kiss me and shit and doing weird shit. I’m like, ‘Man, you tripping!’”

He continued: “Ninja tried to fuck me. I was scared … … He always throw Yolandi on you. I think that’s how he’s been fucking n****s. Fuck them, though! Fuck them. I could’ve canceled cuz. MeToo. I was sexually assaulted by Ninja. He know I ain’t lying!”

Brown said Ninja refused to let up and told him he would find out which hotel he was staying at. Brown admitted he was drinking at the time and began having violent thoughts.

“That’s what started making me pound drinks because I’m like, ‘I might have to stab this n***a tonight.’ Because if this n***a knock on my hotel room door, bro, I’m the stabbing the shit — it’s gonna be a big deal,” he said. “It’s gonna be a thing. That would’ve been a fight, but I’m in Paris. Who want to be in a Parisian jail? N***a, do you know what jail is like for me in Paris? It’s gonna be crazy. So I’m shellshocked, like, ‘This n***a’s really doing this?’”

Brown said Ninja never showed up to his hotel and they haven’t interacted since. Ninja has yet to publicly respond to the allegations. You can hear Brown’s full comments on the alleged assault above or watch the full 2 Bears, 1 Cave episode below.

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Brown’s allegations come more than three years after Australian Zheani Sparkes accused Ninja of sexual assault. Sparkes says the incident occurred in 2013 in South Africa. Singer Dionna Dal Monte also accused Ninja of sexual assault.

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