Rapper T.I.'s arrest for drug possession on Wednesday could place him back in jail, says Steven Knowles, a lawyer not representing the "Got Your Back" rapper singer.
Together with T.I., his wife, Tameka Cottle, was also arrested in West Hollywood.
Deputies stopped their car when a smell of marijuana and nabbed them on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine.
Talk about bad timing. His film "Takers", which he starred in as well as co-executive produced, opened in theaters at No. 1 last weekend. Then his album, ironically called "King Uncaged", is set to be released on September 28.
He just married Cottle in July, and was released from a halfway house in March.
This incident could put his life on a different track.
According to Lawyer Steven Knowles, if convicted, T.I. could face a multiple-year jail sentence. "This is big-time," Knowles told Yahoo! Music. "I really don't envy his defense lawyer."
Earlier, he has served three months in the halfway house, T.I. spent seven months in a federal prison in Arkansas for illegal possession of firearms and possessing a gun as a convicted felon.