By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — 22-year-old rapper Silento, whose real name is Richard Lamar Hawk, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Valley Village over the weekend.

Hawk is behind the hit 2015 song, “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).”

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He was arrested about 1:50 p.m. on Saturday in the 12700 block of Albers Street, near Bellaire Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Sheriff’s department records show that Hawk is being held on $105,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday morning at the Van Nuys Courthouse.

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Hawk is also reportedly facing other charges in Santa Ana, but police have not yet confirmed those reports.

No further details about the incident were immediately provided.

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