A man, who was an alleged dancer of hip hop rapper Nicki Minaj over the weekend and believed to be connected to the murder and possible rape of female Irish exchange student Nicola Furlong, reportedly has no connection Nicki Minaj or her crew, according to the music artist.
As reported on MusiqQueen.com, two men where arrested after Nicola Furlong, 21, was found laying unconscious in a hotel room following her attendance at a Nicki Minaj concert in Tokyo Japan.
Nicola Furlong reportedly attended Nicki Minaj’s Roman Reloaded Worldwide Tour with another female friend Sarah Maher and the two allegedly met American dancer James “King Tight” Blackston, 23, and reportedly 19 year-old musician Larry Perry after the show and went back to their hotel room with them that Wednesday night. According to sources, James Blackston has reportedly worked with artists such as Jennifer Lopez and the Black Eyed Peas and also teaches a dance class at the Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio.
Nicola Furlong, was found early Thursday morning by a hotel staffer after receiving reports of loud noises from the room with the 19 year-old, Japanese news reports. Police believe that Nicola Furlong died from suffocation by cervical compression. James Blackston and Larry Perry are being held as police continue the investigation.
As for Furlong’s friend Sarah Maher, she allegedly stated that she was sexually assaulted by both men, but got away.
Following this news and placing James Blackston in association with Nicki Minaj and her Roman Reloaded Worldwide Tour, the rapper/singer tweeted the following.
Saddened to learn one of my precious fans; found tragically murdered in Japan. My love & prayers are with the family of Nicola Furlong.
— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) May 31, 2012
Nicki Minaj has stated that there is too much misleading information and her dancers had nothing to do with the tragedy.
Below is video footage of James “Kig Tight” Blackston allegedly on the subway in Toyko Japan dancing and making a scene.
Update: Larry Perry identified as 19 yr-old Memphis Teen, Richard Hinds.