Rapper Nines has been charged with drug offences after he was arrested at Heathrow Airport earlier this month.

The 33-year-old, of Fuller Close in Bushey, Hertfordshire, whose real name is Courtney Freckleton, was stopped by police on November 15.

Nines has been charged with being concerned in the supply of cannabis and possession of the class B drug.

He was also charged with three counts of breaching an existing serious crime prevention order.

Nines’ third studio album, Crabs in a Bucket, peaked at number one in the UK album charts when it was released in 2020.

The rapper, who is originally from Harlesden in London, appeared in custody at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on November 17.

He was bailed to appear at Kingston Crown Court on December 15.