Soulja Boy has been arrested on drug and weapons charges while travelling in a Cadillac Escalade in Temple, Georgia. The multi-million selling rapper was found to be in possession of marijuana and pistols during a "routine traffic stop", according to Reuters.
Police spokeswoman Dana Rampy said the rapper, who gave his real name DeAndre Cortez Way, and four crew members were arrested on felony charges of possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm. Rampy also confirmed the group were in possession of a sum of money, but declined to disclose the exact amount. All five men were booked into the Carroll County jail, while a puppy also found in the vehicle was returned to relatives of the driver. The arrest comes just weeks after Soulja Boy was forced to apologise to U.S. Army troops after posting a video online in which he rapped, "F*ck the Fbi and f*ck all the Army troops, Fighting for what? Bitch be your own man".
A recent report by, claimed the hip-hop superstar celebrated his 21st birthday by purchasing a $55 million G5 jet. The story revealed how the rapper had paid $35 million for the aircraft itself, while spending an additional $20 million on improvements, including Italian leather seats, flat screen televisions and four liquor bars.