Rapper behind song ‘Sell Drugz’ accused of selling drugs

Michael Persaud and Tiffany Irizarry, both of Johnston, were arrested in Pennsylvania on drug charges.
Michael Persaud and Tiffany Irizarry, both of Johnston, were arrested in Pennsylvania on drug charges.

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A rapper from Rhode Island whose songs include “Sell Drugz” has been charged with selling drugs in Pennsylvania.

Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Persaud performs under the name Montana Millz.

The Lebanon County district attorney says Persaud and a female accomplice sold heroin to an undercover police officer during a month-long investigation. The district attorney says they sold 70 bags of heroin to an undercover officer in Lebanon and were arrested Oct. 28.persaud

The district attorney says police raided the couple’s hotel room and found more than two ounces of heroin worth about $11,500.

The two suspects are both from Johnston, Rhode Island. They remain jailed.

Online court records don’t list an attorney for Persaud.

Investigators say his online mixtape also includes songs called “Gun Play” and “Armed and Ready.”

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