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Rapper arrested over trainers

By | Published on Monday 16 February 2009

Reports claim that US rapper Kid Cudi has been arrested after getting into an argument over trainers.

The hip hopper was to perform at a Reebok party in Phoenix during the NBA All-Star game on Saturday, but ended up in a confrontation with Reebok staff because he turned up to play the set wearing a pair of Jordans, which are manufactured by rival trainer company Nike.

The ensuing arguments led to an altercation in which Cudi, real name Scott Mescudi, was reportedly tasered by police officers before being arrested. According to, he has not been charged with anything, as yet.