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Rapper Soulja Boy was arrested in California in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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The 23-year-old hip-hop star was a passenger in a vehicle traveling in the San Fernando Valley, where cops pulled over the car for a minor traffic violation.

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Soulja Boy, real name DeAndre Way, was detained after officers allegedly found him to be illegally in possession of a loaded gun, according to

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The star was reportedly taken to a local jail for booking.