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HipHollywood can confirm that Busta Rhymes was arrested in New York on Wednesday night after hurling a protein drink at a Steel Gym employee.

We are told that the rapper was taken into custody around 8:30 p.m. after throwing a full cardboard container of Lean Body protein drink at the victim.

The New York Police Department tells us that Trevor Tahiem Smith Jr, the rapper’s legal name, had been having an ongoing dispute with the gym worker. During the altercation, both parties began throwing water on each other and that’s when Busta apparently threw the drink, striking the victim in the head.

We are told that when law enforcement arrived, the gym patron had a laceration to his head. Smith was charged with second degree assault and was released early Thursday morning.

Following the incident, the rapper thanked his team on social media for helping “expedite” the evening.

“Thanks to everyone who helped expedite this evening for me,” he wrote on Instagram. “I’m good and we’re back to the grind. Heading 2 the studio 2 turn the bullshit into GREATNESS. I’m super good. #THECONGLOMERATE.”

HipHollywood reached out to the gym but they did not have any information at the time.

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From Gangsta To Gospel … Snoop Dogg Shuts Down Critics Of His Spiritual Album



Who says a gangsta rapper can’t drop a gospel album — apparently, the critics.

Snoop Dogg released his spiritual effort, Bible Of Love, today and unfortunately some folks just don’t understand why. Thankfully, we talked to Uncle Snoop and he let the haters know they won’t be dulling his shine.

“My spirit is in the right place,” Snoop proclaimed, “so for those who have backlash or something to say, their spirit ain’t right.” But Unc didn’t stop there, he went on a preached a word right quick … “I thought the Bible said Jesus was in the streets mixing it up with the real, bringing the real back to the fold.” Yep, yep, that’s exactly right!

But just because he has a gospel album doesn’t mean Snoop ain’t still street. “I come from the hood and I come from the church so they can’t out do me,” he reminded us.

Do you agree with The Doggfather’s message?

Bible Of Love is available now!

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