Joe Budden was arrested in Queens, New York on Tuesday for speeding and driving
with a suspended license.
said Budden was driving a 2004 BMW on the Clearview Expressway when he was clocked
doing 76 mph in a 50 mph zone.
identification, authorities found that Budden was driving with a suspended license
and promptly arrested him. He was charged with speeding and operating an unlicensed
He paid a $300
fine and was released on his own recognizance. Budden has been at the center
of a controversy due to lyrics on an underground mixtape version of Usher’s
On the song Budden
alludes to striking a pregnant woman. The lyrics have generated outrage among
women’s activist groups and were recently the subject of intense debate
on Bill O’Reilly’s “O’Reilly Factor.
ended his day job at New York’s Hot 97 to finish his untitled sophomore