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No Arrests Yet, But The DEA Did Raid Local Rapper Dorrough's Home Yesterday Morning

In Dorrough's words, his day yesterday "started off fucked up." But that's just how things tend to go when your home earns an unannounced visit from the Drug Enforcement Agency.

Yesterday morning, a group of DEA agents raided the Dallas rapper's home on suspicions of drug trafficking. The rapper, who has had a hugely successful run over the past couple of years thanks to hit singles "Ice Cream Paint Job," "Walk That Walk" and "Get Big," was not arrested.

In other words: His house is not only clean on the outside, but on the inside as well. Or so it would appear at the moment.

It's tough to say exactly what down at the moment: Terri K. Wyatt, special agent for the Dallas division of the DEA, confirmed the raid but refused further comment "due to the on-going nature of the investigation."

In addition to his tweet, Dorrough has released a statement of his own, explaining that the enforcement agents found nothing but "gold and platinum plaques" on the walls. Attempts to reach Dorrough for comment beyond this release have not yet been successful.

In the meantime, check out his full -- and, dare I say, somewhat brazen -- statement after the jump.



On the morning of February 8, 2011, hip-hop recording artist Dorrough was awakened as his home was being invaded by the DEA. Although the home of the Dallas, TX native is lavish and complimented with vehicles to match, the DEA found no evidence and could not make an arrest after an elaborate investigation, which may have been stereotype-driven. A spokesperson on behalf of Dorrough states, "All they found were gold & platinum plaques ('Ice Cream Paint Job' sales) on the walls. Dorrough is anxious to get back in the studio to work and make more hits."

His next project, 'Gangsta Grillz' hosted by DJ Drama will be available nationwide April 2011.

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Pete Freedman
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