Slowthai denies rape charges and vows to clear his name

Wednesday 17 May 2023

British rapper Slowthai appeared in court facing two counts of rape, which he firmly denied on Instagram. He expressed confidence in being cleared of the charges and urged supporters to respect his privacy. The court appearance, conducted via video link, revealed the nature of the allegations stemming from a 2021 incident in Oxford. Slowthai's legal team indicated that the rape charge would be heard at crown court. While awaiting further information, the artist continues to pursue his music career, with upcoming festival performances scheduled.