Rappers Ja Rule and Lil' Wayne, were both arrested for weapons possession last night in separate incidents. Each rapper was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon.
According to reports, Ja Rule and two associates, were arrested around 10:37 p.m. on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, for speeding. A .40 caliber pistol was found inside the vehicle.
Lil' Wayne was arrested shortly after his performance at the Beacon Theater. Police say they saw the New Orleans rapper and an acquaintaince smoking weed near 61st Street and Columbus Avenue around 11:30 pm. Police discovered a .40 caliber pistol.
Coincidentally, Lil' Wayne is a featured artist on Ja Rule's latest single, "Uh Oh." Rule is schedule to release his seventh studio album The Mirror on September 25 on Mpire / Murder Inc / Universal Motown Records.
Stay tuned to SOHH as the story develops.