New Jersey rapper Joe Budden -- the Slaughterhouse MC responsible for the 2003 hit "Pump It Up" -- pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in a Manhattan criminal court on Thursday (March 3), his rep confirms to Billboard. The domestic violence charges against him were subsequently dropped.
In 2014, Budden was arrested following allegations that he attacked and robbed his ex-girlfriend in Washington Heights. He took to Twitter to express his relief:
"After 1 year and 7 months, all domestic violence/grand larceny charges against me are dismissed..... God is good," he tweeted.