Master P, Brother Booked On Gun Charges
Rapper Master P and his brother were charged yesterday (March 28) with carrying unregistered loaded guns.Rapper Master P and his brother were charged yesterday (March 28) with carrying unregistered loaded guns. The 37-year-old rapper, whose real name is Percy Robert Miller, was arrested along with his brother on Jan. 27 after campus police stopped their leased car near the University of California, Los Angeles because it didn't have license plates, according to the arrest report.
An officer spotted a gun near the driver's seat and another was found under the front passenger seat, where Miller was sitting, the report said. The car was being driven by Miller's brother, Vyshonn King Miller, a 29-year-old rapper who records under the name Silkk the Shocker.
Both men were free on $35,000 bail each pending arraignments tomorrow on one felony count each.
A third brother, Corey Miller, a rapper who used the name C-Murder, is awaiting sentencing for murder. He was convicted of second-degree murder in 2003 for shooting a 16-year-old man to death at a nightclub in a New Orleans suburb.
Earlier this month, a Louisiana state appeals court overturned a judge's decision to grant him a new trial.
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