Sean '' Combs' former rap protege Chopper Young City has been jailed in Las Vegas after becoming a wanted man in his native Louisiana.

The 28 year old, who featured on Combs' MTV reality show Making The Band 2, was taken into custody in Sin City last week (19Mar13) after he was involved in a fight on the city's famous Strip, and a background check soon alerted cops to two warrants out for his arrest.

The aspiring artist, real name Kevin Barnes, was not charged over the Vegas incident, but is currently being held behind bars until authorities review his case and decide on whether to extradite him to prosecutors in New Orleans, where he faces separate accusations of battery, unauthorised use of a vehicle, and extortion, all related to run-ins with the law last September (12).