Chart-topping rapper NBA YoungBoy was arrested on multiple drug charges in Louisiana, Yahoo Entertainment confirms. YoungBoy, born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, was taken in by police on Monday night in his hometown of Baton Rouge. Inmate records show the 20-year-old is still in custody as of Tuesday morning. Bond has not been set.
YoungBoy was booked on three drug charges: possession of Schedule I drugs, manufacturing/distributing a schedule II drug and manufacturing/distributing Schedule IV drugs. According to local reports, a total of 16 people were arrested and face a similar variation of drug and firearm charges.
A video posted to YouTube that claims to have captured the incident alleges YoungBoy was shooting his new music video for “Choppa City,” but that has not been confirmed.
A court date has not been set regarding Monday’s incident.
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