Scarface, who was recently honored at the BET Awards, was arrested for failing to pay child support.

RAPPER SCARFACE ARRESTED

Scarface, 44, whose real name is Brad Jordan, was arrested on Oct. 9 after receiving the I Am Hip Hop Award at the BET Hip-Hop Awards held in Atlanta.

Scarface was taken into custody and brought to the Fulton County Jail. His bond has been set at no less than $482,190.

There is some speculation as to whether Scarface was unaware that he was breaking the law by not making his child support payments before leaving his home-state of Texas to accept the BET award.

The award-winning rapper is known for songs like “Smile,” “My Block” and “I Seen a Man Die.” He has over 12 solo albums, the first one being released in 1991. In the 1980s, Scarface performed with Geto Boys.

Other past winners of the I Am Hip Hop Awards include Doug E. Fresh, MC Lyte, Rakin, LL Cool J., Salt-N-Pepa, Grandmaster Flash and Ice Cube.

The BET Hip-Hop Awards will air on Oct. 13 at 8 pm PT.

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