Soulja Boy

Henry County Police Department

Soulja Boy either forgot to turn his swag on or couldn't get it high enough to get out of this sticky situation.

The controversial rapper was busted today for pot possession after police discovered marijuana, cash and handguns following a routine traffic stop in Georgia, the Carroll County Sheriff's Office confirms to E! News. The hip-hop star, a passenger in the rented Cadillac Escalade, was hauled into custody.

Oddly, the bust coincides with the release of a movie about Soulja, real name DeAndre Cortez Way.

So what's the latest? 

Soulja was briefly locked up in Carroll County Jail after cops discovered the "substantial" amount of pot, firearms and nearly $70,000 worth of cash in the car. He was charged with marijuana possession and intent to distribute before being released on a $10,000 bond, according to the Sheriff's Office.

The 21-year-old rapper was traveling with four other men when the bust occurred near the Alabama state border. He was a passenger in the car and had not been driving, Officer Dana Rampy told E! News.

It's unclear if any of the men were licensed to carry guns, and because the investigation is currently under way, police are not revealing the specific traffic violation committed by the driver of the vehicle.

In either an odd coincidence or the worst marketing scheme ever, Soulja Boy—The Movie is being released today on DVD.

The documentary, directed by Peter Spirer, who made films about both Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, examines the rapper's life and his rise to fame and features interviews with his family and close friends.

Don't expect Soulja's arrest to hurt DVD sales: Many fans are tweeting that they are racing out to buy the movie today. Meanwhile, bond has not been set for the rapper, who is awaiting a complete set of charges.

Soulja was also arrested in October 2009 after authorities caught him partying in an abandoned house. He was charged with one count of misdemeanor obstruction for running from police.

UPDATE: 12:40 p.m.: Soulja Boy went before a Carroll County judge this afternoon and his bond was set at $10,000. A bond company has been in touch with the jail regarding the rapper.

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