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Despite trying to clean up his act and moving on to fight in MMA battles, Coolio is back in headlines again for a run in with police.

An L.A. judge issued a $10,000 bench warrant against Coolio Monday for failure to appear in court.

The 90’s rapper was scheduled to replace Earl Simmons a.k.a. DMX in a mixed martial arts battle in December but as previously reported, that plan was scrapped after the fight was postponed indefinitely.

Now Coolio, real name Artis Leon Ivey, Jr., is wanted after skipping out on his court date for possession of a controlled substance.

Coolio was arrested in 2009 at LAX airport after police found him with crack cocaine.  Coolio pleaded guilty to the charge and has since been placed on probation. He was scheduled to appear in court Monday for an update hearing but was mysteriously absent.

According to TMZ, Coolio’s lawyer placed several calls to the rapper but could not reach him.

Coolio’s possible whereabouts have not been reported.

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