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Flavor Flav Charged With DUI Following Las Vegas Arrest

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    Flavor Flav is shown in a booking photo on Thursday, May 21, 2015.

    Rapper Flavor Flav has been charged with DUI and other counts after being arrested in May near the Las Vegas airport.

    Clark County prosecutors charged the reality television star on July 16 with driving under the influence involving cocaine, speeding and having an open container of alcohol.

    The performer's legal name is William Jonathan Drayton.

    The Nevada Highway Patrol said he was pulled over on a freeway on-ramp on May 21 near McCarran International Airport for traveling 87 mph in a 65 mph zone.

    Drayton's lawyer could not immediately be reached for comment.