Waka Flocka Flame Arrested In New York For Marijuana Possession

By Allen Starbury  |  07/25/2011

Waka Flocka FlameWaka Flocka Flame spent the night in jail over the weekend, after being busted with possession of marijuana in New York.

The rapper (real name: Juaquin Malphurs) -- who represents Atlanta, but was born in Queens -- was popped in Queens, New York on Saturday (July 23) in the Coliseum Mall, where police arrested the rapper.

Waka was reportedly charged with possession of marijuana.

Despite reports, Waka says he was locked up, but not charged, accusing police of discriminating against him because he's a rapper.

"I'm finna jump on my flight 2 Kc ....... sorry 2 da whole m town 4 not coming I had spend a nite n jail with no charge #onlybecauseirap," he tweeted on Sunday (July 24) around 5 p.m. ET. "Can't no 1 stop with GOD got planned 4me no that."

In other Waka news, the rapper recently revealed that his collaborative project with mentor Gucci Mane, entitled Ferrari Boyz, will drop on August 9.

The 15-track project will feature appearances by Rocko, Wooh Da Kid and Tity Boi.