AHH Stray News: Waka Flocka Released, Spring Bling, Lil Romeo

(AllHipHop News) Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flames has been released from the Houston County Jail yesterday (March 18), after being arrested for violating his probation. Sources told AllHipHop.com that the rapper was originally arrested Tuesday evening (March 16) in Virginia Beach, Virginia, for smoking marijuana before a show. Waka Flocka, born Juaquin Malphurs, is an artist on Gucci Mane’s So Icey record label. He is riding the success of his single “O Let’s Do It” which is #1 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Chart. The remix also features Bad Boy Entertainment CEO Sean “Diddy” Combs. Read AllHipHop.com’s full Q&A with Wack Flocka. Soulja Boy, Yo Gotti, Lloyd Banks, Juelz Santana and Nicki Minaj are among the rappers attending BET’s annual Spring Bling event in Riveria Beach, Florida. Spring Bling will feature the “Beach Towel Throwdown,” “My King, My Queen” contest, a “Who Got Game?” dating show and performances by Trey Songz, Trina, Plies, Roscoe Dash, Tocarra, Terrence J. and Rocsi. BET’s Spring Bling takes place on April 10 from 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM. Lil Romeo has signed a deal with Outside The Box Vision to produce a new animated movie video and comic book series titled RESQ3. While details about the projects were not immediately available, the deal furthers Outside The Box’s goals of tapping into the virtual world targeting kids and adults with cutting edge 3D technology. “What makes us different is that we create product for the consumer, making a conscience effort to mix in the usual fun and excitement with a sense of wonder,” Outside The Box Vision’s CEO Olatokunbo Betiku said.