Lil' Wayne Arrested On Drug Charges In Atlanta

Lil' Wayne was arrested on early yesterday morning (Aug. 14) on drug charges in midtown Atlanta and released on bond, police said.

Lil' Wayne was arrested on early yesterday morning (Aug. 14) on drug charges in midtown Atlanta and released on bond, police said. The 23-year-old rapper, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter, was arrested with several drugs in his possession, according to police.

Carter, who grew up in New Orleans, has recorded five albums, beginning with "Tha Block Is Hot" in 1999. "Tha Carter II" debuted at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 after its release last year. The album is the second installment of a planned five-part "Carter" series.

The rapper was scheduled to begin a U.S. tour with Dem Franchize Boyz on Thursday (Aug. 17) in Cincinnati; it is unknown if the arrest will affect any plans.


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