Coolio Held in Same Jail as Son

Coolio Held in Same Jail as Son

Coolio is arrested after traffic stop in Las Vegas.

Published March 9, 2012

The apple doesn't fall too far from the tree. Rapper Coolio was arrested today and has been thrown into a Las Vegas jail with an interesting cellmate — his son. 


According to TMZ, Coolio was arrested after a routine traffic stop early this morning which resulted in police uncovering that Coolio had two active bench warrants out for his arrest. The Grammy Award-winning rapper was immediately arrested and sent to Clark County Detention Center where his son Grtis Ivey has been held for the last few months since he was arrested on armed robbery charges.


Coolio's bail has been set at $5,850. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.  

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Written by Brooklyne Gipson


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