August 13, 2013


Spliff Raff: Riff Raff Arrested for Drug Possession

On "Larry Bird," Houston rapper/performance artist Riff Raff rhymed, "Weed in my damn baby pampers/I done weaved through traffic." The rapper stayed true to his lyrics early Sunday morning, when Greensboro, North Carolina police arrested Riff Raff after spotting his vehicle stopped in a traffic lane.

After seeing an open container of alcohol in the car, officers searched Riff Raff's car and charged the rapper (né Christian Horst Simco) and two others with Possession of a Schedule 1 Narcotic, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

According to a statement by Greensboro Police Department, "No force was used during the arrest. All three were transported to Greensboro Jail Central, processed, and released on a written promise to appear in court. The arresting officers describe Simco as being 'not aggressive and polite.'"

The rapper didn't appear too phased by the arrest, recording a secret Vine at the police station titled, "Got arrested for breaking the mic in Greensboro, north Carolina: