Rapper ‘Coolio’ Gets Cocaine Charges in an Airport

Artis Leon Ivey, 45, also known by his rapper name Coolio, has been charged with cocaine possession in Los Angeles, CA. He was also charged in the same incident with battery. Authorities say he grabbed a screener’s arm to prevent a luggage search that turned up the drugs. Ivey was charged with one felony count of possession and one misdemeanor count each of battery and possession of paraphernalia. He was released on $10,000 bail and is scheduled for arraignment April 3.

Coolio is soon to be living in his very own Gangster’s Paradise in the pen. Cocaine charges are not a joke and I’m sure he won’t be Smilin’ any time in the near future. It’s interesting when celebrities get caught and noticing how authorities and prosecution deal with them, usually leniently. We’ll see how he ‘Slide, slide, slippity slides’ out of this Fantastic Voyage.


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