Ghanaian-American rapper, Vic Mensa have reportedly been arrested for carrying a pistol without a permit. The rapper, whose real name is Victor Kwesi Mensa, was driving when he was pulled over by a stop light.
Police say his car had illegal tinted windows when they pulled him over in Beverly Hills, reports say.He was then arrested when he confessed to police officers that he was carrying a gun in his car.
The Chicago native presented a concealed carry permit that, according to TMZ, is only valid in another state. He was booked and spent the night behind bars.
The 16 Shots rapper was charged with a felony count of carrying a concealed weapon. And after one night in jail, he was released on $35,000 bail.
Last year, Beverly Hills police accused Mensa of robbing a department store after he spent $4,000 there. Mensa, in turn, accused the officers of racial profiling.
Vic is a Grammy-nominated American rapper from Chicago, Illinois. He is currently signed to Jay Z’s Roc Nation.
By Tony Nwanne