Earlier this month, police in Memphis, Tenn. announced that they were on the hunt for old XXL First-year student BlocBoy JB, within the framework of several mandates. On Thursday, February 28, the rapper was arrested after appearing in court, according to the newspaper. Fox News.
JB, born James Baker, appeared in court alongside his lawyer to surrender. Following a search, he was immediately detained and his bond was set at $ 50,000. According to his legal team, the reason he did not go as soon as the police issued the warrants earlier this month was due to the fact that he was busy on the road.
In the current state of affairs, JB faces charges of possession of drugs and accessories, a criminal convicted of possession of a handgun and theft of property, according to the office Shelby County Sheriff (SCSO). The SCSO also announced the arrest on Twitter. page shortly after being detained.
"Update: James Baker has gone to the authorities this morning," they said. wrote. "Thank you to everyone who helped us by sharing this post!"
Earlier this year, Memphis rapper brought a lawsuit against Fortnite Epic Games Creatorsaccusing them of tearing his dance "Shoot" for their "Hype" at stake, without credit, compensation or approval. We do not know how much he is asking for damages.
XXL contacted the BlocBoy JB team for comments on his arrest, but did not receive a response at the press time.
See behind the scenes of BlocBoy JB's photos at 2018 XXL First year cover shoot