Flavor Flav (William Jonathan Drayton)

Flavor Flav (William Jonathan Drayton)

Yesterday we saw news about one rapper, Birdman, reportedly spending $8 million on the one-off Maybach Exelero Coupe and today we have news about another rapper, Flavor Flav, who was arrested Friday night for a string of alleged driving offences.

Flavor Flav, also known as William Jonathan Drayton, was arrested at a random traffic stop in Las Vegas, just east of the city’s famous Strip, because of four outstanding misdemeanor warrants for driving offenses.

The alleged list of offenses included two claims of driving without a license, one for driving without insurance and one related to a parking ticket.

Flavor Flav became famous as one of the lead performers of rap group Public Enemy. He’s more recently starred on the VH1 reality show ‘The Surreal Life’ but at the same time he’s also been getting back to his roots, the restaurant business. 

The rapper’s first line of work was as a chef, which he commenced following his graduation from cooking school in 1978.

Flav has since been released from custody for his alleged driving offences.

[AP via Boston Herald]