There was someone missing at last night's (March 29) Slaughterhouse concert at NYC's Best Buy Theater. That would be on of the rap collective's own member, Joe Budden. According to MTV's Rapfix, the New Jersey rapper was arrested hours before the show by for a warrant stemming from a traffic violation in 2007. Budden has allegedly accumulated unpaid parking tickets.
Fans shouted "Joey, Joey, Joey" after the remaining guys announced Budden's absence, to which Royce da 5'9'' responded, "We love Joey too, chanting for him ain't gonna get him outta jail."
Budden has ran into legal troubles prior to yesterday's arrest. He was arrested in 2010 by New Jersey police in regards to unpaid child support dues. Budden couldn't resist tweeting about that incident, either: "So I'm on the front page of the paper & the headline reads "unpaid child support".. It SHOULD say "babymoms is back on her bullsh*t", lol."
The quartet is coming off a memorable SXSW performance in Austin, TX. The group closed SOB's 30th anniversary showcase after performances by Machine Gun Kelly, 2 Chainz, Miguel, Elle Varner, and surprise guests Big Sean and Kanye West.