Dancehall artiste Anthony B arrested on Marijuana Trafficking & Intent to Distribute In Atlanta Georgia
On Sunday January 27, dancehall star Anthony B, born Keith Anthony Blair, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
More Details After The Jump… The artist’s mugshot and details of the arrest were found on an official website listing arrests throughout the U.S. He was reportedly arrested with several other persons whose names are not yet known.
According to the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Georgia has extremely tough penalties for ganja— possession of anything more than an ounce is considered a felony under Georgia state law.Read More about Georgia Penalties
The artist had been scheduled to perform an acoustic set in Brooklyn this week at One Mic but now there’s no telling when his fans might get to see him perform.
Anthony B first rose to prominence in 1996 on the strength of his smash hit “Fire Pon Rome.” His debut album So Many Things… established him as one of dancehall’s leading cultural DJs, renowned for his conscious lyrics and dynamic stage performance.