Video: 2 Chainz Making Sizzurp, Smoking A Fatty Before LAX Arrest?
Rapper 2 Chainz might regret posting videos in which he was smoking it up and (possibly) making sizzurp since he was arrested the very next day at LAX for those two substances.
The rapper was arrested Tuesday at Los Angeles International Airport after police found marijuana on him while he was trying to board a plane. MTV reports that 2 Chainz (born Tauheed Epps) also had of a bottle of promethazine and codeine at the time of his arrest, that is, the makings of sizzurp.
In the Vine video posted by 2 Chainz on June 10, you can see him next to a cluttered table with what looks like cough syrup and a a bottle of Sprite, which are key ingredients in sizzurp, although he doesn't take a sip on camera. The day before that, he posted a clip entitled "close but no cigar," where he's smoking what TMZ refers to as a "fatty joint."
2 Chainz was booked under a felony narcotics possession charge, according to TMZ. He later tweeted (under his very classy Twitter handle "Tity Boi"): "Nobody took Anything from me, I didn't get shot, I'm not in jail. Don't know wut else to tell ya. Sorry if I disappointed anyone, maybe next time."
MTV notes he'd earlier tweeted an ill-timed denial that he got robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco. "Rule# 3 we definitely got geeked up in San Fran, best smoke in the world. 2 blessed 2 stress," he wrote. "Haha timeline filled with people that want me f---ed up. I tell them, get in line u can't stop this sh--. Ha."
Rolling Stone points out it's not his first arrest: He was arrested for pot possession in Maryland in February after his van was stopped for speeding. He was found not guilty after authorities couldn't determine who the weed belonged to. The cops arresting him famously tweeted out a photo of themselves posing with the rapper.