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Maino

Rapper ARRESTED in NYC

You Can't Be Driving That Bentley

10/14/2013 5:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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update_bar6:45 PM PT -- Maino tells us he already entered a guilty plea and paid a fine. He also claims he's gotten his license back since the arrest.

One thing hasn't changed -- he has NOT put a front license plate on his Bentley Continental, because Maino says he's not drilling any holes in his whip. 

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Maino
-- the rapper behind the 2009 hit "All The Above" -- was arrested in NYC recently after cops say he was cruising around in a pimped out Bentley he had no business driving in the first place, TMZ has learned.

We've confirmed ... Maino -- real name Jermaine Coleman -- was initially pulled over around 10:54 PM on September 25 after cops say he was driving his 2008 Bentley around without a front license plate.

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During the stop, cops discovered that Maino's license had been suspended for a previous incident -- and he shouldn't have been driving ANY vehicle ... let alone one without a license plate.  

Maino was eventually taken into custody for driving on a suspended license. He was booked and released ... and he's due back in court in November.

It ain't Maino's first brush with the law -- the guy was popped for driving on a suspended license once before in 2010.

Oh, and he also served a 10-year prison stint for kidnapping and robbing a drug dealer.

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_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

What a RETARD... lmao. Should have just revoke his license.

291 days ago
2.

Jay W.     

What a bright guy. Wouldn't it be great if he has lots of kids?

291 days ago
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EggsOverEasy    

Who?

291 days ago
4.

Skywalker    

oh and tmz is racist.

291 days ago
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Dead account Delete at will    

What a moron, He deserves to sit his a$$ in jail. He's a fool for driving around in a car that can get pulled over on its own on site when you have a suspended license. I hope people send him penis soap on a rope to him in jail. Make his A$$ popular

291 days ago
6.

cathy    

how bout kanye

291 days ago
7.

Elliot Rodger    

WHAT A LOSER!!! WORDOID!!!

291 days ago
8.

Mr. Pukey    

A rapper was arrested??? Shocking news! They must be in a contest with NFL players as to who can have more of their club arrested in a single year. Bieber you don't count... For anything really except maybe a mistake.

291 days ago
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Mic Flex    

Bentley's come with chauffeurs

291 days ago
10.

Sophie    

Where do you keep finding all these rappers that I have NEVER heard of...

291 days ago
11.

Joao    

Pretty obvious that on the previous suspended licences he was able to afford a decent lawyer (TRANSLATED: The American "Justice" $$ystem) and in all likelihood he'll get another attorney who'll cut a deal--and you wonder why this country is become more lawless--because the courts f-ed up.

291 days ago
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Bill03948    

"Oh, and he also served a 10-year prison stint for kidnapping and robbing a drug dealer."

They make a big deal out of his driving under suspension charge prior.. Oh by the way.. He kidnapped a drug dealer and got 10 years... BUT HE DROVE UNDER SUSPENSION BEFORE!!!

So kidnapping a drug dealer is less news when talking about his priors???

291 days ago
13.

Kelly    

Another proud member of the rapper community.

291 days ago
14.

blockboy970    

Who cares almost extinct whitey person what u think....u dnt no him an he doesn't no u...but u comment on him so what does that say about u..Bah hahahah

291 days ago
15.

Mike L    

This guy is a real winner. Forget driving without a license. Thats minor compared to the other **** he's done. Kidnapping? Robbery? Who the hell would look up to this piece of garbage? He shouldn't be on the streets, he should be rotting and taking it up the ass on Rikers.

291 days ago
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