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OTRC: 2 Chainz charged with felony drug possession - of codeine

2 Chainz performs at the Budweiser Made in America Festival at Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Aug. 31, 2013. He was charged on April 3, 2014 with felony drug possession in Los Angeles. (William T. Wade Jr / Startraksphoto.com)

Rapper 2 Chainz has been charged with felony drug possession and could face prison time if convicted.

Police had arrested the 37-year-old, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, back in June 2013 at the airport for possessing a bottle of promethazine with codeine. He has not commented about the incident or the charge.

If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of three years in prison. The rapper is due to be arraigned on April 8, according to court records obtained by OTRC.com.

Codeine is considered a narcotic and is often used in "Sizzurp," a dangerous cocktail typically containing cough syrup and juice, soda or candy.

(Pictured above: 2 Chainz performs at the Budweiser Made in America Festival at Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Aug. 31, 2013. Credit: William T. Wade Jr / Startraksphoto.com.)

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