SHELBY COUNTY, TN – BlocBoy JB is a wanted man in his home state of Tennesse.
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office announced it’s searching for the 22-year-old rapper, whose real name is James Baker, on Saturday (February 16). He is wanted for drug, gun and theft charges.
“SCSO needs help in locating James Baker, 22, better known as BlocBoy JB,” Shelby County Sheriff’s Office wrote on Twitter. “Baker is wanted for poss of drugs & drug paraphernalia, a convicted felon in poss of a handgun, & for theft of prop. Anyone with tips regarding Baker’s location is asked to contact law enforcement.”
BlocBoy JB is best-known for his multi-platinum single “Look Alive,” which features Drake. He is coming off the release of his Don’t Think That EP, which dropped last October.
Last month, the Memphis-bred artist made headlines for suing the developers of the video game Fortnite. He sued Epic Games for using his “Shoot” dance without his permission.
“I just don’t think it’s fair what Epic is doing,” he said in a press release. ”I started the dance and made it popular through my music. Epic didn’t ask me if they could put it in Fortnite