R&B Singer Rell Arrested; Police Confiscate 50 Pounds Of Marijuana

Former Roc-A-Fella

Records crooner Rell was one of three men arrested in a drug sting in Calhoun

County, South Carolina yesterday (Mar. 29). Rell,

born Wilbur Gerrell Gaddis, was arrested after Postal Service agents intercepted

a package containing 50 pounds of marijuana in Columbia, SC. Agents

allowed the package to be delivered to a home in Saint Matthews, SC, where police

arrested Rell and two associates.Rell,

30, originally hails from Bowman, SC, but listed a New Jersey residence at the

time of his arrest. All

three men were charged with conspiracy to traffic marijuana. Rell

was the first male R&B singer signed to Roc-A-Fella Records.He

first appeared in Jay-Z's movie Streets Is Watching and contributed the

single "Love For Free" to the movie's soundtrack. He

also appeared on "The Message" featuring Mary J. Blige, from Dr. Dre's

album 2001.While

signed to Roc-A-Fella, Rell also recorded with artists like Kanye West, Consequence,

Young Gunz, Beanie Sigel and others.