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Desiigner released without bail, felony gun charge dropped

The rapper was accused of pointing a gun at a driver, but no weapon was recovered.

Desiigner, who was arrested Thursday night following a road rage incident, was released Saturday after his arraignment in New York City.

The rapper, whose birth name is Sidney Royel Selby III, was charged with felony possession of a loaded firearm, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminal possession of drugs with intent to sell. The "intent to sell" charge was lifted, and after the arraignment, the felony gun charge was dropped as well. Desiigner had been accused of pointing a gun at another driver on the road, but reportedly, there was no weapon recovered from the vehicle.

Here's what the "Panda" rapper said after his release Saturday morning:

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