Dead Prez Members Arrested In Brooklyn

Dead Prez' M-1 and

Sticman were arrested yesterday as they conducted a photo shoot, in the Crown

Heights section of Brooklyn, New York.

The arrest follows

their performance on the 26th, at the New School University, in Tischman Hall.

Sources stated

that a strong police presence turned out for the free concert the group gave,

as part of the ACLU's College Freedom Tour.

"They were

assaulted for no reason," a source told "They are fine.

They have been visited by their lawyers and members of the Malcolm X Grassroots


A spokesman for

the 71st Precinct, which handles the Crown Heights area, refused to comment

on the nature of the duo's arrest or what they were charged with.

The group is scheduled

to be arraigned as late as Monday at Kings County, Supreme Court in Brooklyn.