Christine Spines
March 06, 2009 AT 12:00 PM EST

Rap star Coolio was taken into custody on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of narcotics possession. According to Reuters, the 45-year-old Grammy winner, best known for his 1995 hit, Gangster’s Paradise, was stopped by police while going through security before boarding a Southwest flight. is reporting that the substance was crack cocaine.

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