Rapper Soulja Boy found himself in trouble with the law early Wednesday morning. As first reported by TMZ on Jan. 22, the 23-year-old “Pretty Boy Swag” rapper was arrested in L.A. for possession of a loaded gun.
According to law enforcement sources, the rapper, whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way, was a passenger in a car that was stopped by police. During the traffic stop, police stay they noticed that Soulja Boy had a loaded gun in his possession.
The discovery led to a quick arrest and jail time for Soulja Boy who was booked with a felony charge with bail set at $35k. The arrest was another in a string of run-ins with the law for Soulja Boy. He was also arrested back in 2011 for marijuana and weapons possession.