• Flying While Black? 2 Chainz Arrested

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    2 Chainz was arrested at New York’s LaGuardia Airport this afternoon after police say he was carrying brass knuckles in his carry-on bag, TMZ reports.

    UPDATE: 2 Chainz Say’s It was “SWAG” That Got Him Arrested, NOT A Weapon

    Hopefully it’s a misunderstanding or he must have forgot he had it in his bag.

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    The ATL rapper (born Tauheed Epps aka Tity Boi) was entering the Delta terminal to fly to a show in North Carolina when the TSA discovered brass knuckles in his bag.

    Police were called to the scene and 2 Chainz was taken into custody for misdemeanor possession of a criminal weapon. 2 Chainz is still in police custody. A rep for the rapper told TMZ that his team is “handling the situation.”

    2 Chainz was in Hot 107.9′s studio recently wearing a pair of brass knuckles as jewelry, but we’re not sure if these are the same brass knuckles he was arrested for.

    Based on what Big Sean just tweeted, they were:

    2 chainz ain’t have no brass knuckles, it was a 4 finger ring that spelled hood. We had a shoot yesturday n he was rockin em.

    2 Chainz is currently on Drake’s Club Paradise tour with Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, French Montana and J. Cole.

    2 Chainz was wearing the brass knuckles ring during the Drake show and after party in Atlanta on Sunday:

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