Arrest warrant issued for Tyga after rapper fails to appear in court

An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for rapper Tyga after he failed to appear at a court hearing in Santa Monica to discuss his alleged failure to pay $480,000 in back rent and damages stemming from a rented Malibu home.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Nancy Newman issued the warrant when Tyga, 26, was a no-show at the hearing.

The rapper's landlord, Gholamreza Rezai, went to court in 2012 claiming that Tyga missed a rent payment, skipped out on his lease and left the home in need of repairs. Earlier this year, Newman approved a roughly $480,000 judgment against the rapper, which has not been paid.

Tyga, who has been dating Kylie Jenner, was ordered to appear in court today to discuss his finances and his failure to pay the judgment.

According to, the landlord's attorney noted today that media outlets recently reported that Tyga bought Kylie Jenner a $200,000 car for her birthday.

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