7:49 AM PT — 50 just arrived to court. The hearing is expected to begin shortly.
50 Cent is about to appear in an L.A. courtroom … to face charges he roughed up a woman who claims to be the mother of the rapper”s child, our sources has learned.
We broke the story … Fiddy was charged with domestic violence after he allegedly kicked model Daphne Joy and then destroyed a bunch of property in her L.A. condo back in June.
During the rampage, officials say the 37-year-old rapper broke chandeliers, furniture, a TV and a lamp — and allegedly ransacked the bedroom closet.
Joy told investigators 50 is the father of her child — though 50 has never publicly acknowledged fathering a child with Joy.
50 denies the allegations.