Philadelphia Rapper Ar-Ab Charged With Drug Trafficking

According to a press launch forwarded by the United States Attorney’s Office to the state’s legislature, Philly rapper Ar-Ab stands accused main a gang with a distribution community that covers North Philadelphia. Ar-Ab and the opposite gang members listed under within the ficial indictment stand accused distributing unlawful narcotics corresponding to cocaine, crack, methamphetamine, and heroin. Next to every particular person’s identify is a list their identified aliases and nicknames on the streets, in response to legislation enforcement, with Ar-Ab’s identify on the very high.

Abdul West: “Assault Rifle Ab,”AR-Ab,” “El Patron,” “the Goon.”
Jamaal Blanding: “Bionickhaz,” “Khaz,” “Deangelo Smith.”
Jameel Hickson: “Meliano,” “OG.”
Richard Chase Hoover: “Boog.”
Dontez Stewart: “Taz.”
Amir Boyer: “Mulla.”
Daryl Baker: “Shotti.”
Hans Gadson: “NoBrakes Bras.”
Dennis Harmon (no aliases).

Although laborious to discern primarily based on legislation enforcement’s discretion on the matter, many YouTube commenters, together with this vlogger, appear to suppose VladTV’s intensive protection Ar-Ab’s meddlings within the streets, might have alerted legislation enforcement to happenings within the drug commerce.

The indictment reads: “The superseding indictment expenses a conspiracy to distribute 5 kilograms or extra cocaine, 280 grams or extra crack, 50 grams or extra methamphetamine, and 100 grams or extra heroin.” Ar-Ab is a revered member the native Philly hip-hop scene, and that i at present signed to Cash Money, although he has by no means put a undertaking with him since signing the deal in 2016.