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As long as there's been music, there have been musicians who get into trouble with the law.

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Phil Rudd: "Drug possession and intent to kill"
In 2015, he was sentenced to house arrest for threatening to kill a man along with possession of meth and pot.
dayna
Silento: "Murder"
The rapper best known for his pop-rap dance hit "Watch Me (Whip/Nae-Nae)" was given murder charges over the shooting death of his cousin after police responded to a shots fired call on January 21, 2021. Prior to his murder charge, he had also been arrested for domestic disturbance and reckless driving.
Maryellen Larkin
Tory Lanez: "Megan Thee Stallion shooting case"
On 12 July 2020, this Canadian rapper/R&B singer was arrested in Hollywood Hills and charged with carrying a concealed weapon in his vehicle. Fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion was also in said car and was initially reported to have had a foot wound caused by glass. After a month of keeping who shot her a mystery, on an Instagram Live video, Megan stated that Peterson shot her in this incident, voicing against his publicist team stating: "You shot me, and you got your publicist and your people going to these blogs lyin' and shit. Stop lyin'. Why lie?"
POWERStarz2004
Tory Lanez: "Megan Thee Stallion shooting case"
On 12 July 2020, this Canadian rapper/R&B singer was arrested in Hollywood Hills and charged with carrying a concealed weapon in his vehicle. Fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion was also in said car and was initially reported to have had a foot wound caused by glass. After a month of keeping who shot her a mystery, on an Instagram Live video, Megan stated that Peterson shot her in this incident, voicing against his publicist team stating: "You shot me, and you got your publicist and your people going to these blogs lyin' and shit. Stop lyin'. Why lie?"
POWERStarz2004
6ix9ine: "Child sexual abuse case"
In 2015, this rapper pled guilty to a felony count of his usage of a child in a sexual performance, which then resulted in him receiving a four-year probation period.
POWERStarz2004
Brand New: "Sexual misconduct accusation"
In late 2017, frontman of this group Jesse Lacey was accused of sexual misconduct by two women, both alleged these events occurred fifteen years prior when they were underage, while Lacey was in his mid-20s. Lacey then apologised publicly on Brand New's Facebook page and admitted that in the past he had a sex addiction, which he had sought treatment for over a decade before said allegations were officially made public.
POWERStarz2004
Marilyn Monroe: "Driving without license"
I read she was arrested and convicted for driving without license.
mads.
Ian Brown: "Threatening An Airport Officer Lady"
Ian Brown got arrested for threatening an airport lady by saying that he would cut her hands off, but Ian Brown only got sentenced to 2 months.
Clever Name
Before his death, he was arrested multiple times for DUI.
Bob
Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers: "Pedophilic Rape "
RHCP member Anthony Kiedis has sheepishly admitted to having twice committed statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl (when he was 23), which inspired him to write the 1989 song "Catholic School Girls Rule". He never was convicted of this crime.
Act Your Age, Anthony!
Vixen: "Trademark infringement"
The late Jan Kuehnemund sued in 1998 to reclaim the rights to her band Vixen's name forcing the erstwhile glam metal band, which shifted to pure rock when it was refounded a year prior by her previous bandmates Janet Gardner and Roxy Petrucci, to dissolve. Despite this, the three reconciled by 2001. An attempted reunion that year turned sour. Fortunately, the band's late 1980s/early 1990s lineup got together again and appeared on MTV's Bands Reunited only for one 2004 episode, thanks to that program.
Joey F.
Chris Brown: "Domestic violence case"
In 2009, Chris achieved significant attention from the media after he pleaded guilty to felony assault of his then-girlfriend, fellow singer Rihanna. He was then sentenced to five years of probation and six months of community service.
POWERStarz2004
Jonathan King: "Molesting Young Boys"
In September 2001, he was convicted of child sexual abuse and sentenced to seven years in prison, for having sexually assaulted five boys, aged 14 and 15, in the 1980s. In May 2017, he was again charged with historical sexual offences.
Green
Geri Halliwell: "Shoplifitng"
She was revealed to have been convicted of shoplifting before she was famous.
mads.
Ujj Sör Farkas: "Murder"
In a 1994 stage tour, the lead guitarist stabbed a judge in the cheekbone. He was sentenced for 7 years 5 months and 256 days.
Jackie
Remy Ma: "Attempted murder"
She was in prison for over 6 years for shooting someone who fortunately survived.
mads
Faron Young: "Assault"
On September 17, 1972, Faron Young was a featured artist at a country-western music concert in Clarksburg, West Virginia. At some point during the show, Young grabbed a six-year-old girl (whom he accused of spitting on him) and spanked her hard. By the time the girl’s parents could summon law enforcement, Young and his entourage had left the Clarksburg show to attend their next gig. The troupe’s tour bus was stopped on U.S. Highway 50, and Young was taken into custody. He appeared before a justice of the peace in Wood County, and he was fined $24 plus $11 court costs.
Bob
Don McLean: "Domestic violence"
On January 18, 2016, Don McLean was arrested in Camden, Maine for domestic violence. He pleaded guilty to the charges and paid a $3,660 fine.
Bob
Aaron Carter: "DUI/marijuana"
On July 15, 2017, Aaron Carter was arrested in Habersham County, Georgia for driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.
Bob
Flip Quit: "Arson"
The lead pianist for Flip Quit was arrested for charges of arson at an infant's birthday party. He was sentenced for 5 years.
Habito

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