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Rapper R. Prophet

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Cops Thought He Called Himself a Prophet

4/25/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Pulling a Reese Witherspoon is all the rage these days ... the problem, when you're R. Prophet and ask a cop, "Do you know who I am" ... you've gotta enunciate clearly, because judging from the pics a misunderstanding can cause you a world of hurt.

Prophet was arrested Saturday for disorderly conduct and other stuff, and in the middle of the bust he screamed, "I'm R. Prophet!!!"   But cops thought he was proclaiming, "I'm a prophet" ... which made him look like a nutcase, and things went downhill quickly.

Kentucky State Police say they had to tase the ex-Nappy Roots rapper multiple times for resisting arrest ... and again for kicking out the back window of a police cruiser. The photos tell the story of the struggle.

But Prophet tells TMZ, it's all BS ... he was fully cooperative and cops repeatedly tased him for no reason as he laid helpless on the ground and handcuffed, adding, "I felt they were doing me like a slave.  I thought I was dead."  He also says when he was thrown in the back of the cruiser he was pepper sprayed and tased again.

Prophet says it got so bad in the car he thought they were going to drive him somewhere and kill him.  In a panic, he says he gashed his head on the window.

The trooper who arrested Prophet tells TMZ, the rapper was highly intoxicated, walked directly into traffic and was a danger to himself and others.

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IwuvTMZ    

Yech!

483 days ago
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FastNOC    

Sure you were cooperative.

Make sure throw in the race card and say something about 'slave'. Oh, wait, you did that.

Rock on dummy!

483 days ago
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Mick    

Bust yo face.

483 days ago
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FastNOC    

by the way, he's lucky there isn't a law against be stupid.

483 days ago
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psycho nurse    

Wth is up with that jungle rot foot?

483 days ago
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David    

You acted like a total jerk and then you wonder why they did that to you. Of course you'll yell "racism" you jerk!!!!! I hope you do that again and they bash your face in. But that might make you look better. JERK!!!!

483 days ago
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LDB    

screaming your terrible rap name wasn't gonna solve anything

483 days ago
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Jenna5960    

Everytime someone gets into trouble they play the race card but yet complain about all the discrimination in the world. Pick one. Do you want to be equal or do you want to be able to say it's because you're black. It can't be both ways. I'm 100% Pathetic Prophet deserved what he got and that if he was white the outcome would have been the same.

483 days ago
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Roman Moroni    

Attorneys ehhhh 4 this side r goin 2 get a huge payday! Awwwwite!

483 days ago
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Wolf    

LOL!!! Bet my house that he had it coming!

483 days ago
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RealAsTheyCome!    

Homie got FU€KED UP!!!!

483 days ago
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WooHAgotyouallincheck    

Aw naw hell naw

483 days ago
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Tony626    

Theae pics are fonna save this case. Feet shoe hes a kicker, he admitted headbutting, leg from the tussle, wrists show he fought while cuffed. Damn guy trying to pretend it's a civil rights case, once again us white folks see it as using the race card. Talk about crying wolf....and people wonder why racism is alive and well? Victim mentality in all things doesn't make you a victim. It makes you an opportunistic lowlife tarnishing these mens good bame. I hope what he says can be classified as slanderous.

483 days ago
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mark    

Understand Justin is replacing his Germany Monkey with this one. He is joining the other per monkeys at the California house and will drive his cars and smoke his weed.

483 days ago
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Truth    

SUUUUURE HE WAS COOPERATING LIKE A MODEL CITIZEN... HOMIE GET REALZ!! DEM HANDCUFF CUTS DINT GET THERE CUZ YOU WERE ALL CINDERELLA. BITCH WAS HIGH AND RESISTING ARREST, POINT BLANK! #TRUTH!!

483 days ago
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