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Meet Brian Silva: Rapper arrested by cops for making social media threats against UVA

Brian Silva is a rapper by profession. Recently, the Charlottesville rapper was arrested by the police after they suspected him of being connected to the shooting at the University of Virginia that saw the light of day on Sunday, November 13, 2022.

Cops reported that several posts the rapper made on social media led them to suspect Brian Silva. Keep scrolling further to learn more about Bryan Silva and his connection to the University of Virginia shooting that took place Sunday night.

Here’s everything you need to know about Bryan Silva

For those who are not in the know, let us tell you, Brian Silva is a famous bodybuilder and rapper. He was born on January 2, 1991, inort Lauderdale,lorida, United States. He and his family moved to Virginia when he was only two years old and lived there until the age of 12. Then he returned tolorida.

In a 2014 interview with ComplexThe 31-year-old rapper said, “I think I was 14 when I ended up moving back to Virginia. Two months later I got locked up for three years.” At that time, he revealed that he hit his school’s principal.

Yes, you read that correctly. Afterwards, Brian told the media that the principal made him angry and went on to say that the principal mentioned that he had thrown a chair and other things at him. Let us share with you, Silva never graduated from high school.

Initially, Brian started out with bodybuilding and pursued his career in the fitness industry. Soon after, he started his own clothing line, and then he started rapping. He said back in the day, “It’s not really rap, because I don’t really rap, I’m basically just freestyle.”

When did Brian Silva start bodybuilding?

Brian started bodybuilding when he was incarcerated in prison, and continued to pursue it in earnest when he was released from prison. He moved from California – La Quinta at the age of nineteen.

At that point, Silva revealed that he has several Twitter as well as Instagram accounts. He told the media that he has one account for each profession. He added that not everyone would like his bodybuilding content and memes, so he decided to have separate accounts for different professions.

Bryan Silva’s videos have gone viral on Vine

In the past, Bryan Silva has gone viral on the social media platform Vine. or the uninitiated, Vine was an American short video hosting service where users could share six-second videos. ounded in 2012.

At the time, Silva credited his hard work over the past two years for his success on Vine. He stated that one of his videos has gone viral on Vine and has caught the attention of viewers all over the world.

Brian Silva has many tattoos on his body

Brian Silva has many tattoos on his body. He has a big tattoo on his chest. Both his arms are covered in tattoos. Speaking of his chest tattoo, it displays prayer hands with wings coming down from the prayer hands and just above the hands, he’s holding a crown with GD – Gangster Disciple – pitchfork in the middle.

Why was Brian Silva arrested by the police authorities?

Not long ago, Brian Silva was linked to a shooting at the University of Virginia on Sunday night, November 13, 2022. Cops stated that two “disturbing” social media posts led them to suspect Silva.

Later, the investigation turned to former student athlete Christopher Darnell Jones. But that doesn’t mean Brian has been removed from the scene entirely. Some speculation online has spilled the beans about the alleged involvement in the shooting that took place on the university grounds.

A few hours before the shooting, Brian made a post on the social networking platformacebook that led many social media users to believe that he was behind the incident. According to various reports, he posted several snapshots of him holding a gun onacebook.

Brian wrote, “I want Offa to know what pain and suffering are. They put me here every single day of my life and laughed in my face. I want them to feel what I feel. I would sell everything I had to make that pain and suffering happen.”

Hisacebook posts caused a stir on social media. Soon after, netizens linked them to the shooting incident. Users have even flagged both the Charlottesville Police Department and the University of Virginia Police Department in Silva’s troubling location.

A user named Lisa Carroll Turner tagged both police departments and wrote, “I don’t care if he’s not the shooter tonight. He will be.” The cops arrested Brian, but it was said that he had nothing to do with the University of Virginia shooting.

After Brian’s social media posts caught the attention of authorities, he was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession or transportation of firearms, firearm ammunition, stun weapons, explosives, or concealed weapons by convicted felons.

What did the cops say about Brian Silva’s arrest?

A spokesperson for the police authorities told Newsweek: “During [Sunday’s] Tragic events The University of Virginia Police Department and UVA Threat Assessment Team have been alerted to threatening social media posts made by Mr. Brian Silva. The university has no reason to believe that Mr Silva’s posts are connected to yesterday’s tragedy.”

They continued, “At this time, CPD does not believe that Mr. Silva’s threats were related to the tragic events that occurred last night at the University of Virginia. However, we understand the fear this has caused in our community and acted quickly to resolve this investigation.”

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