Rap news website HiphopDX.com is reporting that Chauncey Hawkins, aka rapper “Loon”, has been busted in Belgium on a heroin charge he originally caught while in North Carolina.
“The Harlem, New York emcee was reportedly arrested while trying to enter the European country after he had been indicted in May of this year for distributing heroin. The charges stem from over three years ago, in North Carolina.”
The former rapper on Bad Boy Records and long time associate of Sean “Diddy” Combs had allegedly left rap music, and began living conservative Muslim lifestyle in the past few years.
Loon, renamed himself Amir Junaid Muhadith after his conversion. Just a few years ago, Loon was featured on a popular Islamic internet TV series called The Deen Show claiming to be focused on righteous living.
The website www.DdotOmen.com posted a copy of the indictment papers online. According to the site he was seeking asylum in Algeria, but had been spotted in Belgium and taken into custody. Loon will reportedly be extradited to the United States for trial. For the full story visit www.hiphopdx.com .