Flavor Flav Arrested
The Public Enemy Rap star Flavor Flav was arrested on Wednesday night around midnight on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and battery. According to Las Vegas Police this was reported to police by his fiancée after she told them pair had a fight. Furthermore the police report also states that the 53-year-old rap star, whose real name is William Drayton Jr also made threats to the woman’s teenage son with a knife.
After receiving the call from Flavor Flav fiancee police showed up arrested and charged the rap star with battery domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon. He was than booked and held on bail for $23,000, according to an online database in Clark County. So far no comments have been made by the rapper or his manager and the fiancee’s name has not been released by police either.
This is no good news for the rap star because its not the first time this year he has had a run in with the law. While in New York state he faced possible jail time when he failed to pay the mother of three of his seven children child support. More over the man has had many years of treatment for drug addiction in his earlier years. Today he faces a maximum of six years in prison if he is convicted with assault with a deadly weapon. Also if he is found guilty of battery domestic violence he can sit a possible 6 months in jail.
The rapper is best known for his work with the politically oriented rap hip hop group Public Enemy which rose to fame in the 1980s. Public Enemy released makor hits and had platinum records but there biggest albums were Yo! Bum Rush the Show and It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back.
However Flavor Flav is also best known not just for his rap style but his actual wardrobe style. The guy sports a giant clock around his neck with a viking hekmet on. He even became a celebrity over a few years when he was a part of the VH1 reality tv show Flavor of Love. The show featured the rapper as the bachelor looking for his suitable romantic bride. The show ended with Flavor Flav proposing to a former flame, a woman named Liz who is the mother of one of his sons.
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