Kanye West friend and collaborator Sheck Wes arrested in New York, possession of gun and marijuana

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Kanye West friend and collaborator Sheck Wes arrested in New York for possession of gun and marijuana

  • The 21-year-old rapper was pulled over with three friends in a 2019 Lamborghini Urus SUV for excessive window tint in Harlem early Wednesday morning 
  • The luxury vehicle reportedly had a heavy smell of marijuana which prompted a search by police 
  • Law enforcement sources for the publication say that they found a loaded 9mm Smith & Wesson pistol in a bag on the passenger side of the vehicle
  • Sheck – real name Khadimou Rassoul Cheikh Fall – and his three passengers were each booked for two felonies including criminal possession of a loaded firearm and criminal possession of a firearm 
  • He famously performed at Kanye West’s Nebuchadnezzar opera at the Hollywood Bowl back in November 
  • He has went on to collaborate with another member of the Kardashian-Jenner family as he formed rap supergroup Jackboys with Travis Scott 

Sheck Wes – who is a friend and collaborator to Kanye West – was arrested in New York on felony charges for possession of a gun and marijuana.

The 21-year-old rapper was pulled over with three friends in a 2019 Lamborghini Urus SUV for excessive window tint in Harlem early Wednesday morning according to a Thursday report from TMZ.

The luxury vehicle reportedly had a heavy smell of marijuana which prompted a search by police.

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Trouble with the law: Sheck Wes – who is a friend and collaborator to Kanye West – was arrested in New York on felony charges for possession of a gun and marijuana according to TMZ, he is pictured in LA back in December 2018

Law enforcement sources for the publication say that they found a loaded 9mm Smith & Wesson pistol in a bag on the passenger side of the vehicle. 

Sheck – real name Khadimou Rassoul Cheikh Fall – and his three passengers were each booked for two felonies including criminal possession of a loaded firearm and criminal possession of a firearm.

They were also cited for a misdemeanor possession of marijuana according to TMZ.

Uh oh: Law enforcement sources for the publication say that they found a loaded 9mm Smith & Wesson pistol in a bag on the passenger side of the vehicle, Wes is seen in LA back in February 2019

Uh oh: Law enforcement sources for the publication say that they found a loaded 9mm Smith & Wesson pistol in a bag on the passenger side of the vehicle, Wes is seen in LA back in February 2019

In addition the Chippi Chippi rapper was also booked for not having a driver’s license.

Sheck famously performed at Kanye West’s Nebuchadnezzar opera at the Hollywood Bowl back in November.

Kanye served as the narrator of Nebuchadnezzar; Wes was cast as the titular Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar.

Triumph: Sheck famously performed at Kanye West's Nebuchadnezzar opera at the Hollywood Bowl back in November

Triumph: Sheck famously performed at Kanye West’s Nebuchadnezzar opera at the Hollywood Bowl back in November

The opera also featured musical performances by singer Peter Collins and Infinity’s Song. 

 Sheck Wes burst onto the hip-hop scene in 2017 with critically-acclaimed debut album, Mudboy, which featured his biggest hit today single Mo Bamba.

He has went on to collaborate with another member of the Kardashian-Jenner family as he formed rap supergroup Jackboys with Travis Scott.

Sheck and Travis released titular debut album in December which peaked at No. 1 on the US charts. 

Coming up in the game: Sheck Wes burst onto the hip-hop scene in 2017 with critically-acclaimed debut album, Mudboy, which featured his biggest hit today single Mo Bamba, as he is pictured in LA back in January

Coming up in the game: Sheck Wes burst onto the hip-hop scene in 2017 with critically-acclaimed debut album, Mudboy, which featured his biggest hit today single Mo Bamba, as he is pictured in LA back in January

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