Over the weekend the NYPD blasted out to their followers a mugshot of Joe Budden asking for any info on the whereabouts of the Slaughterhouse rapper. Joey himself, responded to the tweet by telling cops he would be in a strip club that night in Astoria, Queens. Budden has yet to surrender to the cops, but JumpOff Joey isn't the first rapper to have  been on the run from the cops. We take a look at some notorious rappers who have been wanted by the police in the past.

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Atlanta police issued a warrant for the arrest of Lil Scrappy after providing an unacceptable urine sample.

Lil Scrappy


According to court documents, Lil Reese had a warrant issued for his arrest in connection to charges from a criminal trespass to a residence. He was found by police sleeping in his car two days later after the warrant was issued.

Lil Reese

After skipping a court date in El Paso, Texas, Wiz was issued a bench warrant for his arrest.

Wiz Khalifa

Not returning a rented car on time, ended up in an arrest warrant for Beanie Siegel in 2007. This was not the first arrest warrant for Beanie as he had one issued against him in 2005 for failing to pay child support.

Beanie Sigel

After running away from his court-mandated rehab, ODB spent a month as a fugitive, eventually getting caught by authorities in a parking lot McDonalds.


After missing several court dates, Ras Kass was issued with a warrant for his arrest, which led him to flee from the cops for a long time.

Ras Kass

Chief Keef

Chief Keef

The teenage Chicago breakout star derived his stage name from his affection for the sifted, grinded version of a cannabis plant.

Dark Man X was issued a warrant for his arrest in 2008 when he failed to show up in a Phoenix court.


Foxy was issued a bench warrant after she failed to answer charges on an incident that occurred at her beauty supply store.

Foxy Brown

An arrest warrant for Gucci was issued in 2013 after a soldier claimed Gucci hit him with a bottle in his head.

Gucci Mane

Authorities issued Nipsey an arrest warrant after he skipped out on a court date. Nipsey hired a lawyer to represent him in court, but the lawyer never appeared to the court date.

Nipsey Hussle

The "F*ck Compton" rapper was issued an arrest warrant after suspicion of faking his own death. it is believed that Tim was scaming women out of their money.

Tim Dog