Rapper Young Thug arrested at album release party

- Rapper Young Thug was jailed Friday morning on a weapons charge after being arrested in Hollywood, police said.

The rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Lamar Williams, was arrested just before midnight Thursday at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue on suspicion of possession of a concealed firearm in a vehicle, according to Officer Drake Madison of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section.

Williams was held in lieu of a $35,000 bond, Madison said.

Young Thug was holding a birthday and listening party at the Dave & Buster's restaurant at the Hollywood and Highland center Thursday night.

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