Loon Arrested In Brussels, Belgium Over U.S. Heroin Case
(AllHipHop News) Former Bad Boy Records rap star Loon was arrested in Brussels, Belgium, after he was allegedly indicted for heroin trafficking charges in the United States.
Sources stated the rapper was arrested on November 22 at the Brussels Airport.
According to local paper Parlamento, Belgium officials invoked the Patriot Act to arrest the rapper, whose real name is Chauncey Hawkins.
Loon, who now goes by Amir Junaid Muhadith, was heading to Brussels for a lecture at the Islamic and Cultural Centre of Belgium when he was apprehended.
The rapper, who hit big with singles like "I Need A Girl Pt. 1" and "Down For Me," gave up rap in 2008 and converted to Islam.
Loon is currently being held at a prison in Vorst.