The rapper - real name Aaron Dontez Yates - had been summoned to face a charge of "placing illegal banners" in Blue Springs,
Missouri, but failed to show up, reports KansasCity.com.

Yates told his fans about the incident by posting a message on Twitter.com which simply stated: "I'm getting arrested."

He later uploaded photos of himself being helped into a police car as well as another snap of himself in a prison .

Yates is said to have spent less than half an hour behind bars before posting a $300 (£200) bond."

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