Soulja Boy Arrested Is That a Gun In Your Pocket? (Answer: Yes)

1/22/2014 6:59 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
0122_soulja_boy_tmz2Soulja Boy was arrested in L.A. early this morning ... after cops say he was packin' a LOADED GUN, TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... the 23-year-old rapper was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over in the San Fernando Valley for running a stop sign early Wednesday morning.

During the stop, cops say they noticed that Soulja was in possession of a loaded gun -- and arrested him on the spot. 

Soulja was hauled to a nearby jail and  booked on a felony charge. Bail was set at $35K.

Soulja has a history of run-ins with the law -- he was busted for weed and weapons back in 2011.

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