Rapper Tone Loc Arrested for Domestic Violence

By Eric Alt
|  Monday, Jun 20, 2011  |  Updated 7:14 AM CDT
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Rapper Tone Loc Arrested for Domestic Violence

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Rapper Tone Loc was arrested in California on suspicion of domestic violence.

It's been a long time since rapper Tone Loc made headlines, but this is certainly not the way he wanted to do it.

The 45 year-old Loc, whose real name is Anthony Smith, was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of felony domestic violence in Burbank.

Loc us best known for this hits "Funky Cold Medina" and "Wild Thing" both released in 1989. He has not released an album since 1991.

The rapper dabbled in acting as well, popping up in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" and the Andrew "Dice" Clay vehicle "The Adventures of Ford Fairlaine." He also lent his recognizable voice to animated features like "Titan AE" and the TV series "King of the Hill." 

According to reports, Loc is being held on $50,000 bail in Burbank after getting into an altercation with the mother of his child.

There are no further details regarding the incident that this time.

Selected Reading: MSNBC, Seattle Post Intelligencer, TMZ

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