Sheck Wes Arrested In New York For Gun & Drug Charges

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Rapper Sheck Wes was arrested on gun and drug charges Wednesday in New York after he was pulled over for having excessively tinted windows. 

According to TMZ, cops searched the "Mo Bamba" rapper's vehicle after reportedly smelling marijuana and found a loaded firearm. 

The rapper was charged with two felonies: criminal possession of a firearm and criminal possession of a firearm in the second degree, which means having a loaded firearm. He was also booked for failing to provide a driver's license when requested by officers.

Sheck's attorney Scott E. Leemon released the following statement to TMZ: "This morning, Judge Moyne, in the Manhattan Criminal Court released Sheck Wes on his own recognizance, with no bail. His case was adjourned to August. During that period, we will conduct our own investigation into the charges."

Sheck Wes recently starred in the Kanye West-narrated Nebuchadnezzar; where he played the titular Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar.