Young Thug reportedly arrested at Slime Language listening party

On a felony gun charge.

August 17, 2018
Young Thug reportedly arrested at <I>Slime Language</i> listening party Young Thug performs during the 2018 BET Experience on June 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.   Ser Baffo/Getty

Young Thug was arrested by police in Hollywood in the early hours of Friday. TMZ reports that "a member of Thug's crew ran into a police cruiser, prompting the vehicle search which uncovered multiple weapons."

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Thug was celebrating the release of new album Slime Language, plus his 27th birthday, with a listening party at Dave & Busters in Hollywood. He can be seen being escorted by police from the venue in footage which has emerged on social media.

According to TMZ, Thug was booked just after 3 AM for carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle and is currently being held on a $35,000 bond.

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