It seems there will be yet another addition to Young Buck’s struggle files. He was recently booked by police for allegedly vandalizing his ex-girlfriend’s vehicle.
Another rapper has been wrapped up by the long arm of the law. Yella Beezy has been booked on sexual assault and weapons charges.
According to Deadline, Fetty Wap, real name William Junior Maxwell, was arrested last week at New York’s CitiField on a two-count federal indictment. The "Trap Queen" rapper was going to be a part of the three-day Rolling Loud music festival at the New York Mets’ home stadium but never made it to the stage. After the arrest, Maxwell stood before a Long Island judge on charges of being what the government is calling a “kilogram-level dealer” of opioids.
Mally Mall is now the property of the Feds. The Hip-Hop producer and former Love & Hip Hop star with questionable side hustles turned himself in to the authorities and has started his 33-month sentence for running a prostitution ring.
According to a local news channel, FOX 10, reports that the Mobile, Alabama rapper born Nashon Jones was apprehended on Monday morning in connection to a shootout, for which there had been a warrant out for his arrest.
According to the Feds, Ala "Baby Blue" Diamond, who might know as a member of late 1990's/2000's R&B/Hip-Hop group Pretty Ricky, was approved for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds, and used the money to buy a Ferrari.
According to WSB-TV in Atlanta, the Atlanta rapper was arrested last week and charged with driving more than 150 mph down an Atlanta interstate. Lil Yachty, whose legal name is Miles McCollum, was pulled over Sept. 21 in downtown Atlanta after being observed by officers going high speeds in his white Ferrari.
Sheck Wes was arrested in New York City after cops pulled him over in his Lamborghini. Besides getting caught allegedly driving with a firearm and some weed in the whip, the "Mo Bamba" rapper reportedly doesn't have a driver's license.
One of the most respected lyricists in the New York underground Hip-Hop scene has been arrested. C-Rayz Walz is now behind bars for rape.
Pras’ financial struggles continue to get worse. He was recently booked for nonpayment of his court mandated payments for his son.
While 360 deals are an ongoing pain point for American artists they do not have it as bad as their peers in North Africa. A performer was recently jailed for speaking up about the local criminal system.