AceShowbiz - Busted! Rapper Lil Baby was arrested by the Georgia State Patrol in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday, February 7. He was cuffed on multiple driving-related charges, authorities confirmed.
According to TMZ, Lil Baby, whose real name is Dominique Jones, was charged over failure to signal, eluding police and reckless driving. In a photo that circulated online, a cop was seen shoving him down in the middle of the street. His hands were behind his back while the police officer pinned him to the ground.
The rapper was snapped in his black-and-red tracksuit. His orange Corvette was also featured in the pic.
According to a Georgia State Patrol news that was obtained by AJC.com, Lil Baby was spotted failing to signal when changing lanes on Lee Street near Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard just after 6 P.M. Additionally, he allegedly was "passing vehicles in a reckless manner." He was then taken into custody without incident.
He was later photographed walking out of jail following the traffic arrest. Channel 2 reported he bonded out of the Atlanta Detention Ceter later that night, though it remains to been seen how much he had to pay for his bond.
Following the news of his arrest, Lil Baby took to his Instagram account to address the incident. "F**k The Police Who Be On That Bulls**t , Shoutout To The Ones Who Get You Thru The Process ASAP ..... ," he captioned a picture of him donning the same tracksuit he wore during the arrest, alluding that he was already off custody.
The rapper also wrote on Instagram Stories, "If you go on high speed chase or if they think you running protocol is to approach vehicle guns dawn to Kill. That's Crazyyyyy."
Lil Baby is most known for his 2018 hit songs, "Drip Too Hard" and "Yes Indeed", that landed the top 6 of the Billboard Hot 100. The 24-year-old spitter collaborated with Gunna for the former while he enlisted Drake for the latter.