British rapper Dappy has been found guilty of assaulting a party-goer at a nightclub earlier this year (14).

The former N-Dubz star was accused of striking reveller George Chittock during an appearance at the Chicago's venue in Chelmsford, England in February (14).

On Thursday (19Jun14), the 27 year old was convicted of assault by beating at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court.

The star, real name Costadinos Contostavlos, had denied the charge, telling the court he lashed out in self-defence after allegedly being provoked.