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Rapper Big Sean Steers Clear of Sexual Assault Charges

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One of hip-hop's newest rappers might be celebrating with some "Marvin Gaye and Chardonnay" tonight as he tweets, "What a day! Don't ever stop appreciating your blessings..."

E! News confirms that rapper Big Sean, whose real name is Sean Michael Anderson, will not be charged with third-degree sex abuse and forcible touching.

"I am pleased to announce that after further investigation the Niagara County District Attorney's office decided not to pursue any of the sexual misconduct allegations against Mr. Anderson," his lawyer, Scott Leemon tells E! News.

MORE: Rapper Big Sean Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault

"As a result, in order to get this entire ordeal behind him, Mr. Anderson agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of unlawful imprisonment with a $750 fine. Mr. Anderson regrets any misunderstanding that occurred that day but reiterates he did not engage in any type of sexual misconduct."

The 23-year-old, whose debut album Finally Famous earned him a MTV VMA nom for Best New Artist, was arrested by New York State Park Police on Aug. 4, after a female fan that attended his concert complained she had been sexually assaulted.

—Reporting by Sharareh Drury

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