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Tone Loc Arrested for Domestic Violence

6/19/2011 6:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Rapper Tone Loc was arrested Saturday afternoon for felony domestic violence after a physical altercation with the mother of his child ... TMZ has learned. 

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Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Loc (real name Anthony Smith) was arrested yesterday around 2:45 PM at an apartment complex in Burbank, CA. We're told he was taken in without incident and booked into jail a few hours later. 

He is currently being held on $50,000 -- and, as of this posting, has yet to be released.

Loc achieved fame in the late 1980s with such legendary songs as "Funky Cold Medina" and "Wild Thing."
 
 

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1.

Meanie    

Hey.. MTV new show idea for you. Retards With Money.

See how many overpaid stars can f'k up their lives.

1219 days ago
2.

penny    

jackazz

1219 days ago
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Dreamy    

Guess his "Wild Thang" wasn't his schlong...it was his "fists of fury"

1219 days ago
4.

MartyMcFly    

Tone Loc is still alive???

1219 days ago
5.

Mel Zipskin    

Beaters are cheaters or closet cases which one is it?

1219 days ago
6.

mid    

Happy Father's Day?

1219 days ago
7.

TruthMuhSucka    

oh baby you... you got what i neeeeedd... and you say he's just a friend, and you say he's just a friend...

1219 days ago
8.

Joe    

looks like someone is trying to get another 15 minutes of fame.

1219 days ago
9.

northern gypsy    

whatever the issue was with the mother of his child...
there he waits (in jail) on fathers day !!!
and we wonder why children have no sense of respect ?!?!

1219 days ago
10.

Puckett    

'loc' him up and throw away the key. This ain't Mel Gibson we're talking 'bout.

1219 days ago
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Mick Kahler    

And here I thought Tone's career was so over that he COULDN'T get arrested. Who knew?

1219 days ago
12.

elysummers    

Gee I'm so surprised to hear that a rapper would be charged with domestic violence of any kind. Ain't that a stretch. =sarcasm

1219 days ago
13.

JoejPaige    

This is just like the scene from Poetic Justice when him and Pac kick the other baby daddies ass in the apartment.

1219 days ago
14.

Joey Boots    

Awwwww Happy Father's Day Loc!

1219 days ago
15.

Donna    

Any man who beats on a woman is just a pu**y! Plain and simple.
Can't fight a real man, so they beat up women. Sorry excuse for a man.

1219 days ago
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