Rappers Snoop Dogg and Ja Rule were charged yesterday (Aug. 30) with using indecent language during performances in the recent Sumfest music festival in the resort town of Montego Bay, Jamaica. The ar

Rappers Snoop Dogg and Ja Rule were charged yesterday (Aug. 30) with using indecent language during performances in the recent Sumfest music festival in the resort town of Montego Bay, Jamaica. The artists will be asked to appear in a magistrate's court on Sept. 27 to face the profanity charges, according to a statement from police in Montego Bay, 125 miles northwest of Kingston. Police could not immediately say what the maximum penalty was for the charges.

The summons will be served to their agents in Jamaica, since the two performers already left for the U.S., police said. Snoop Dogg performed on Aug. 4 and Ja Rule the next day.

Grammy-winning reggae performer Beenie Man also was charged with profanity for his performance during the trouble-plagued Sumfest and summoned to appear in court Sept. 27.


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