Via: Allhiphop

An arrest warrant has been issued for Jersey City rapper Joe Budden, who is allegedly owes almost $13,000 in back child support.

The New Jersey Journal reports that a warrant was issued for Budden, after he allegedly failed to appear at a hearing in May regarding the back bill, which is a total of $12,983.

The rap star’s warrant was one of numerous issued yearly by Hudson County officials, in an attempt to locate “deadbeat dads.”

The is not Joe Budden’s first brush with the law regarding child support. In August of 2009, Joe Budden was also arrested for failure to pay child support.

Joe Budden is currently gearing up to release a new album titled Mood Muzik 4: A Turn For the Worst.

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