Azeri origin singer who makes rap music in Turkey Asia Alizade, was detained. While Alizade was released after his statement at the police station, he was handed over to the repatriation center to be sent back to his country.
WHO IS ALIZADE?
Alizade was born on October 28, 2000 in Moscow. She released her first single in 2019. She became known with the song “Your Heart is Left to Me”, which she released with Berkcan Güven.
WHY WAS ALIZADE DETENTION?
The Istanbul Anatolian Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigation against Asya Alizade, a singer of Azeri origin, who makes rap music in Turkey, for promoting the use of drugs in her music videos. As part of the investigation, the teams of the Istanbul Police Department Anti-Narcotic Crimes Branch examined the clips of Asya Alizade. In the examination, it was determined that Alizade used the phrase ‘like marijuana’ in English in one of her music videos. After the studies, the teams detained Alizade, who had a warrant for her arrest, in her home in Ataşehir. Alizade, who was transferred to the courthouse after his procedures at the police station, was released after his statement. Alizade was handed over to the repatriation center to be sent back to her country on the grounds that she was a foreign national and was involved in a crime.