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Chicago rapper Lil Reese was arrested for gun possession in his hometown, but claims it was all a setup.

According to XXL, Lil Reese was arrested on felony possession of a firearm on July 28th. After posting the $50,000 bail,  Reese took to his Twitter account to address the matter. “Police fufu put a gun on me but I’m out tho wat y’all talking bout I a’int got my phone rite na but imma getup wit y’all…#300,” he tweeted.

This arrest is the latest in a long list. Lil Reese, real name Tavares Taylor, was previously hit with two years probation stemming from a burglary charge in May 2010. Lil Reese stood before a judge once again in April 2013 when he was arrested as he slept in a car. He was charged with trespassing, battery and mob action which was linked to an earlier altercation in February of 2012. Auto theft charges were brought up, but later dropped, after Lil Reese presented false documentation for a BMW.

His record label Def Jam has not commented on the recent charge.


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