2 Chainz — Rapper Arrested for Brass Knuckles at NY Airport

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Kanye West“s rap prodigy 2 Chainz was arrested at LaGuardia Airport in New York today … after cops say he was packin” brass knuckles in his carry-on bag … our sources has learned.

2 Chainz — real name Tauheed Epps (who also goes by the name Tity Boi) — was entering the Delta terminal to fly to a show in North Carolina … when the TSA discovered brass knuckles in his bag.

Law enforcement tells our sources … police were called to the scene … and 2 Chainz was taken into custody for misdemeanor possession of a criminal weapon at 1:45 local time.

2 Chainz was arrested at LaGuardia Airport in New York today

2 Chainz — famous for his hit song “Spend It” — is still in police custody.

A rep for 2 Chainz tells us … his team is “handling the situation.”

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