Georgia rap artist Waka Flocka Flame was released from Houston County Jail Thursday following a subsequent arrest for violating his probation. According to reports, the southern rapper was was apprehended Tuesday evening in Virginia Beach, Virginia for smoking marijuana just before he was set to perform.
Born Juaquin James Malphurs, Waka Flocka had previously been convicted of possession of a sawed-off shotgun which resulted in his probation.
The arrest comes after a string of misfortune for the 1017 Brick Squad associate. In January he was shot twice during a robbery attempt and was later involved in a physical altercation earlier this month with a member of Young Jeezy’s squad.
Waka Flocka, whose alias was given to him by Gucci Mane, is currently preparing his debut album Murder Man Flocka which is set for release this year.