Lil Wayne is being investigated after allegedly pulling gun on security guard

Lil Wayne is being investigated by the police after the rapper allegedly pulled a gun on one of his own security personnel.

The incident is alleged to have happened at Wayne’s – real name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. – home in Hidden Hills in California on December 1, reports Rolling Stone.

The security guard who called the authorities allegedly said “he had a verbal altercation that turned physical with a Black adult resident,” according to he Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

He also alleged that Carter “brandished a firearm during the altercation.” When police tried to make contact with the rapper, “he was no longer at the residence,” they said.

Lil Wayne. CREDIT: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images

No charges have yet been filed and authorities are currently investigating the allegation.

It comes months after Wayne was pardoned by Donald Trump over a federal firearms charge relating to a December 2019 incident, in which he was arrested for illegal possession of a handgun during a flight on his private jet from California to Florida.

The rapper pled guilty to the charge and had been set to appear in court, facing a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, before Trump intervened.

Meanwhile, the rapper recently announced ‘Tha Carter Singles Collection’, which will feature 19 past singles in a limited seven-inch vinyl boxset.

The singles are taken from Lil Wayne’s highly successful ‘Tha Carter’ series of albums, which comprise five releases: 2004’s ‘Tha Carter’, 2005’s ‘Tha Carter II’, 2008’s ‘Tha Carter III’, 2011’s ‘Tha Carter IV’, and 2018’s ‘Tha Carter V’. The boxset will come complete with liner notes and a booklet of rare photos.

Source: Music News – NME

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