UNITED STATES— Dancehall selector Hotta Rice will now be able to travel to do his gigs in the United States after amendments were made to the conditions of his bail as he awaits trial for a domestic dispute.
Hotta Rice is the Queen of Dancehall Spice‘s “Official DJ”, according to his Instagram bio.
“#10fidistreets GOD & TIME," Hotta Rice posted on Instagram over the weekend.
Hotta Rice, whose given name is Harold Morgan, is charged with aggravated battery of a pregnant woman, and battery by strangulation. He was released on a US$1500 bond on May 13.
The pregnant woman in question is his wife of nine years who is currently three months pregnant. Reports are that she fired a gunshot at him, after he allegedly tried to strangle her. He was arrested on May 11 by the North Lauderdale cops.
Hotta Rice is booked for shows in New York, Houston, Texas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland in the coming weeks, according to the court documents.
The 37-year-old selector is being represented by Public Defender Gordon Weekes.