The artist from Church Road known professionally as “ Nines” aka Courtney Freckleton has been charged with multiple drug offences.
Detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command have charged two men after a proactive operation to tackle the supply of drugs.
Courtney Freckleton, 31 (17.01.90) of EC2
and Jason Thompson, 35 , Barnet have been charged with Conspiracy to import a controlled Class B drug with intent to evade a prohibition / restriction between 10 March 2020 and 3 July 2020;
– Conspiracy to supply a Class A controlled drug (cocaine);
– Conspiracy to supply a Class B controlled drug (cannabis);
– Conspiracy to conceal / disguise / convert / transfer / remove criminal property.
They are due to attend Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 4 June.
Freckleton and Thompson were arrested on Thursday, 3 June, after warrants were carried out across addresses in London and Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.
The Mobo Award winning artist has recently won Album of the year and went Number 1 in UK singles chart
He also topped the charts recently with his album and has been one of the biggest artist to come out of North West London.
The rapper was stabbed in the face last year in a incident in Harlesden and went to Dubai for facial reconstruction surgery.
He returned to music with the song “pride”
The artist followed it up with “clout” which was a creative homage to American music artist that inspired him.