Tone Loc, the raspy-voiced rapper behind the 1980s hits “Wild Thing” and “Funky Cold Medina,” has allegedly been arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence in Los Angeles, reports the Associated Press.
Burbank police Sgt. Tracy Sanchez says 45-year-old Anthony Smith was arrested Saturday (June 18). Anthony Smith is Tone Loc’s real name and this Smith’s birthdate and description matched those of the hip-hop artist. Sanchez could not provide any details about the alleged victim or the circumstances.
Smith is being held at a Burbank jail on a $50,000 bond. We’ll update this story as more details become available. Tone Loc is also known for an acting career that includes the TV shows “Roc,” “Thieves,’ the movie “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and various voiceover work.