Tierra Whack was arrested in Philadelphia on Tuesday (November 8), ABC affiliate Action News reports and Pitchfork can confirm. As detailed in court documents viewed by Pitchfork, Whack was charged with one count of disorderly conduct. According to Action News, she was charged after allegedly bringing a loaded gun to a Philadelphia International Airport checkpoint. The report stated that Whack is licensed to carry. Pitchfork has reached out to representatives for Tierra Whack for further information and comment.
Whack released her debut album Whack World back in 2018, followed by her trio of EPs— Rap?, R&B?, and Pop?—last year.
Revisit Pitchfork’s 2018 Rising interview, “Meet Tierra Whack, a True Hip-Hop Original.”