Rapper Flavor Flav Charged With Driving Under The Influence Of Cocaine

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Flavor Flav mugshot

Flavor Flav appears he might be doing some time…get it?

The rapper has been charged with driving under the influence of cocaine after being arrested in May in Las Vegas.

The 56-year-old hip hop star was charged by Clark County prosecutors on July 16 with speeding and having an open container of alcohol.

Flav, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton, is a founding member of the rap group Public Enemy.

Public Enemy in 2013 was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

Flavor Flav back on cocaine or cracK?asino

The Nevada Highway Patrol confirmed he was pulled over on a freeway on-ramp on May 21 near McCarran International Airport for traveling 87 mph in a 65 mph zone.

State troopers spotted an open bottle of beer in the center console and he admitted to smoking marijuana ‘not too long ago’.

The rapper’s blood was drawn at a police station and toxicology tests revealed there was cocaine in his system.

Drayton was charged on marijuana and cocaine charges (as well as domestic violence) in 1993.  He later checked into the Betty Ford Center for treatment of his crack cocaine addiction.

Flavor Flav back on cocaine or cracK?

Flavor Flav is known for wearing huge clocks around his neck.

Drayton returned to the public eye in 2004 when he joined the cast of the VH-1 reality show The Surreal Life.

His romance with former model Brigitte Nielsen, 52, resulted in more reality shows on VH-1 including Strange Love and the Flavor Of Love series.

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