The Grammy-winning producer, known as Detail, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to raping five women and sexually assaulting a sixth woman.
Noel Christopher Fisher, 41, was charged on July 30 with 11 counts of forcible rape, three counts of forcible assault capable of causing serious bodily harm and two counts each of forced oral copulation, sodomy by use of force and false imprisonment by violence. , according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
The alleged crimes mainly occurred at Fisher’s home between 2010 and 2018, involving women aged 18 to 31 at the time, according to the district attorney’s office. One of the women was reportedly raped multiple times between 2015 and 2017, and another was reportedly raped twice in 2018, prosecutors said.
He was arrested on Aug.5 by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and has been behind bars since then on bail of $ 6.29 million, according to jail records.
Fisher is scheduled to return to a downtown Los Angeles courtroom on October 20, when a bail review hearing is scheduled.
He could face a potential maximum sentence of 225 years to life in prison if convicted of the charges, according to the district attorney’s office.
Fisher – who has worked with Beyonce, Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Lady Gaga, Tyga, Nicki Minaj, and others since her career began in 2005 – won a Grammy in 2015 as the producer of the R&B song “Drunk. in Love “. ‘
He was nominated for two more Grammys at that ceremony, for Album of the Year as producer of Beyonce’s eponymous album and producer of best rap song nominee “We Dem Boyz.”