He is one of the most successful French artists, only six years after the release of his first album. Lomepal goes to festivals and was even in the Top 10 best-selling albums in 2022. Last month, journalist Jenna Boulmedais revealed on Instagram to hear “for two years” many testimonies of women victims of “inappropriate and unwanted gestures” from the rapper, and no longer support that their voices are not heard. “The whole music industry is aware”, she added. To this controversy is added the opening of an investigation preliminary hearing by the Paris prosecutor’s office against Lomepal this Thursday, August 3, 2023, following a complaint filed in 2020 by a woman accusing the artist of rape. The alleged facts allegedly took place in New York in 2017 .
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Lomepal’s reaction was immediate. In a long public letter unveiled in a story on Instagram, the rapper assures that he was never made aware of this complaint: “I learned today from the press that a complaint was filed against me in 2020. I have heard bits and pieces of this story over the years, along with the rumors about me. I will respond to justice when it questions me, I am serene, I know the truth will be done“. Target of persistent rumors for several years, he formally denies and explains: “For three years, I have heard the craziest and most false stories about me, my team and my entourage. I am speaking today because a milestone has been reached in recent weeks and I cannot…
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