Webbie Arrested for Drug Possession in Tennessee

Rapper Webbie has been arrested in Tennessee on drug possession and tampering with evidence charges after he was pulled over by Highway Patrol following a performance in Kentucky.

Webbie, whose real name is Webster Gradney Jr., was riding in a rental car that was stopped Monday south of Nashville. Authorities say the 25-year-old rapper from Baton Rouge, La., was found with $13,000 and 2 ounces of marijuana, according to the AP.

Troopers also say he threw marijuana out the car window.

The rental car’s driver was charged with driving with a suspended license and another passenger faces a gun charge.

Webbie’s album “Savage Life 2″ made the rap charts in 2008.

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