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Rapper Kid Cudi arrested for allegedly ripping woman's door off hinges

Reportedly, the 'Day 'n' Nite' hit-maker Cudi is currently dating environmental activist Jamie Baratta, but whether she was the woman involved in the incident is not known.

Rapper Kid Cudi has been arrested on criminal and drug charges in New York City. KC was busted Friday (June 11) for felony criminal mischief and possession of a controlled substance, according to the Associated Press.

The rap star was arrested after authorities were called to respond to a disturbance involving the rapper and an unidentified woman, reports MTV.

KC arrested
The 26-year-old Cleveland, Ohio rapper (real name: Scott Mescudi) went into rage and allegedly smashed an unidentified woman’s cell phone, in addition to ripping her apartment door off the hinges, according to TMZ, which first reported the news.

The Grammy-nominated rapper allegedly took the 24-year-old woman's cell phone and smashed it to pieces.

The gossip website also reports that cops arrived and found a glass bottle of a controlled substance.

The Grammy-nominated rapper allegedly took the 24-year-old woman's cell phone and smashed it to pieces.

NYC police Sgt. John Butorn confirmed the arrest to AP but declined to give further details.

Reportedly, the 'Day 'n' Nite' hit-maker Cudi is currently dating environmental activist Jamie Baratta, but whether she was the woman involved in the incident is not known.

KC prone to violence
This is not Cudi’s first violent outburst. Instead the entertainer has a violent history.

In December 2009, he punched a fan during his Vancouver concert after the fan threw a wallet in his direction onstage, according to MTV. However, the rapper later found out he had targeted the wrong individual.

The mess began after Cudi caught the wallet (thrown in his direction) and tossed it back into the crowd. The wallet was caught by a young man, Michael Sharpe, who then threw it back to the stage since it didn't belong to him, which irritated the rapper.

KC perceived Sharpe intentionally dissed him and began to punch the fan. The rapper escaped the arrest after Sharpe declined to pursue any legal action against the rapper.

I'm not upset," Sharpe explained to TMZ at the time. "I'm not going to be that person. I just want to meet him and be like, 'I'm the guy you punched.' I'm not going to press charges."

Back in February 2009, Cudi made headlines when he was arrested at Reebok's All-Star Weekend event in Phoenix after being involved in an altercation.

Late last year Cudi was also pulled over at gunpoint by police in Los Angeles, which later turned out to be a case of mistaken identity in a burglary case.

More on the rap star
Born Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi (on January 30, 1984), the rapper is better known by his stage name Kid Cudi. The American rapper, singer and actor first gained major attention after the release of his debut mixtape 'A Kid Named Cudi.'

Cudi released his debut album 'Man on the Moon: The End of Day' in 2009. His single 'Day 'n' Nite' from aforementioned debut album reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.

Cudi, who has also worked with Kanye West, Common, David Guetta and other artists signed to the GOOD Music label, plans to release his new album 'Man on the Moon II : The Legend of Mr. Rager' in August.

The rapper also appears in the HBO comedy series "How to Make It in America."