The man who once told New Zealand hip hop to stand up is now doing just that, but this time in front of a judge. A distraction from what's really happening."I'm also a father and how this will effect(sic) my children is all I care about."Scribe's debut album, Crusader, was released in October 2003 and reached platinum sales five times (about 85,000 sales) in New Zealand, and 100,000 in Australia.Kiwi hip hop artist Scribe, real name Malo Luafutu, who is accused of drugs and weapons-related offences, appeared in the Porirua District Court on Thursday. In fact, strippers have served as the inspiration for dozens of rap hits.Recently released songs such as 2 Chainz’s “Birthday Song,” “I Luv Dem Strippers” and Juicy J’s “Bands A Make Her Dance” are dedicated to the strip club culture.A warrant was issued for his arrest when he failed to appear in the Christchurch District Court on July 25, and the Canterbury police appealed for his whereabouts on Facebook on Wednesday.
Under Universal, Nelly began his solo career in the year 2000, with his debut album Country Grammar, of which the title-track was a top ten hit.Their next charting single, "Rock Yo Hips," was released in August 2006 and was followed by a second album, Hated on Mostly, in March 2007.In November 2007, Diamond left Crime Mob to pursue a solo career.He was arrested in Phillipstown, Christchurch, on April 2 and charged with possession of an offensive weapon, possession of the Class A drug methamphetamine, and possession of a pipe for using methamphetamine. In Porirua District Court, his duty lawyer said he would show up in Christchurch next week to face the charges. The reason given for his not appearing in Christchurch was that his benefit had been cut off and he had no money to travel. In 2011, Diamond released a song featuring Waka Flocka called "Hit That Hoe" a video was released in August 2011.