Rapper Lil Wayne found with cocaine and firearm on board an aircraft

Rapper Lil Wayne found with cocaine and firearm on board an aircraft

- American rapper Lil Wayne has been found on board an aircraft with cocaine and a gun

- Authorities at the Miami airport searched the plane after they got a tip-off about drugs being transported

- Moments later, Wayne’s attorney disclosed that the rapper was cleared to leave the scene

- The rapper also updated his fans on Twitter by noting that every is good

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37-year-old American rapper Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, popularly known as Lil Wayne, was accosted by federal agents in Florida on Monday, December 23, after he was found aboard an aircraft that was carrying cocaine and a gun.

According to reports by 'The Sun', the aircraft was searched by authorities who had gotten a tip-off earlier on, moments after Wayne landed at the Miami-Opa Locka executive airport.

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During the process of search, it was reported that cocaine and a firearm were found on the aircraft, a Gulfstream G-V capable of accommodating up to 14 passengers and crew, which had been traveling from California.

Herald reports that the search involved investigators with the Miami-Dade police, FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and other agencies.

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Another report from TMZ noted that the rapper’s lawyers rushed down to the scene after he contacted them.

A defence attorney to Wayne, Howard Srebnick, later disclosed that the 37-year-old rapper had been cleared to leave the scene on Monday night.

The rapper also took to microblogging platform, Twitter, to update his fans. His post suggested that everything seemed to be under control.

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See tweet below:

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Legendary American rapper, Ludacris, and his family had become citizens of Gabon.

In a video shared on his Instagram on Thursday, January 2, he said he is very grateful for the honour.

The rapper and his whole family got the Gabonese citizenship on Thursday, January 2, during their trip to the African country.

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It should be noted that Ludacris and his family had visited Ghana for the Year of Return. In the country, they were at sites that are significant to slave trades on the continent 400 years ago.

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