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Rapper Tierra Whack was arrested on Tuesday for bringing a loaded firearm into the Philadelphia Worldwide Airport.
Grammy-nominated rapper Tierra Whack has been arrested for bringing a loaded firearm to the Philadelphia Worldwide Airport, in accordance with WPVI-TV. The Whack World artist was charged with disorderly conduct for bringing the loaded weapon to the Philadelphia Airport, though she’s licensed to hold.
Whack was final featured on The Roots‘ latest single “Misunderstood,” which additionally options Erykah Badu. In 2018, the rapper launched her debut LP Whack World, later dropping a trilogy of EPs entitled Rap?, Pop?, and R&B?.
Whack, who’s from North Philadelphia, spoke to The Philadelphia Tribune in 2019 about her Philly origins and admiring native acts who went on to obtain mainstream success.
“Once I first began, I did my analysis,” she mentioned on the time. “If I need to be a rapper or artist, I gotta know who got here earlier than me and what was occurring. I regarded up Jill Scott, Black Thought and State Property. I knew all people. At the moment, I get to satisfy all of them and be like, ‘Yo, if it wasn’t for you guys, I wouldn’t be right here.’ They paved the way in which. They made it simpler for me.”
In 2020, Whack appeared in Beyoncé’s Disney+ visible album Black Is King, as a part of the “My Energy” section. In a Could interview with The Minimize, Whack shared that she hopes to collaborate with different outstanding artists and celebrities.
“André 3000, the highest of the listing. I need to work with Kanye, Dolly Parton,” she mentioned. “It doesn’t should be music. I like Jim Carrey. I don’t even know what we’d do. Dave Chappelle. I need to hold working, touching totally different avenues, exploring and making an attempt new issues. There’s no specifics; I simply need to be able to attempt something that comes my means.”