Memphis-based rapper BlocBoy JB is a wanted man.
On Saturday, February 16th, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee tweeted that the MC — real name James Baker — is wanted for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, theft of property, and for being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun. The sheriff’s office is asking for help regarding the rapper’s whereabouts.
According to local news station WREG-TV, the theft of property charge that BlocBoy JB faces is for stolen property valued under $1,000.
BlocBoy JB hasn’t posted on social media since February 14th.
Update – February 28th: BlocBoy JB peacefully turned himself into police on Thursday.
Check out the tweet from the sheriff’s office.
The 22-year-old artist is best known for the 2018 hit “Look Alive” featuring Drake. He also teamed up with ASAP Rocky on last year’s “Bad Company”. BlocBoy JB released his latest mixtape, Don’t Think That, in October.
BlocBoy JB recently sued Epic Games for using a viral dance lifted from his “Shoot” single in Fortnite Battle Royale without his permission.
Revisit “Look Alive” below.