Rapper Bump J. Arrested For Chicago Bank Robbery

Chicago rapper Bump J has reportedly been arrested by federal authorities on bank robbery charges in Carbondate, Illinois. The FBI claims that Bump J was one of two armed men who robbed a Chicago Chase Bank on January 4th 2007. They claim Bump J and his partner made out with more than $100,000.

The robbery was captured by surveillance cameras and no one was injured.

Bump J, who had been the subject of a nationwide manhunt, was arrested by federal agents during a routine traffic stop in downstate Carbondale.

Bump J is currently being held without bond and will be returned to Chicago. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years behind bars.

The other man who took part in the robbery has not been found.

Bump J had a major buzz in 2004 and was signed to Atlantic Records.

His debut album, which featured collaborations with Kanye West, Rick James and Twista, was never released.