Wiz Khalifa Pays $500 Fine, Texas Weed Case Goes Up in Smoke

Wiz Khalifa Pays $500 Fine, Texas Weed Case Goes Up in Smoke

The fine was part of the rapper's guilty plea for a May 2014 arrest.

Published June 16, 2015

Here’s a legit reason Wiz Khalifa was having so much fun watching Tom Brady’s white man hip hop dance at the New England Patriots Super Bowl ring party.

According to Billboard, Wiz will avoid jail time after pleading guilty to misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, stemming from a May 2014 arrest. Authorities found the rapper with half a gram of marijuana during a search at El Paso International Airport in Texas. As part of the guilty plea the "We Dem Boyz" rapper agreed to pay a $500 fine.

Following the arrest, Wiz drew the ire of officials for posting numerous "jail selfies" online following that arrest.

Though Wiz is still working on that whole shaking his stoner image thing, he remains white-hot on the charts, riding the wave of his Furious 7 soundtrack smash, "See You Again," which remains No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. 

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Written by Mark Lelinwalla


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