14 June 2011 - Three Korean stars were convicted by courts in South Korea of marijuana charges, gambling and fraud. Korean-American rapper Crown J (real name Kei Hoon Kim) was sentenced by the Seoul Central District Court to eight months in prison and two years probation. He was also fined and ordered to do 80 hours of community service.
Last December, the rapper was charged for using marijuana while he was in the United States. The police said Crown J smoked marijuana in his home in Atlanta, Georgia between May 2009 to October 2010.
Crown J was born in South Korea and had been living mostly in the US. He became famous when he was cast in the Korean reality TV show “We Got Married” in 2008. He has three albums: “One & Only,” “Miss Me” and “Fly Boy” in addition to his singles.
6 Dec 2010 - It was recently reported that hip-hop artist Crown J (his real name is Kim Gye Hoon) has been charged for possession of marijuana.
According to the Seoul Police Narcotics Investigation team on December 5th, Crown J got hold of the marijuana from an international source and is being accused of violating the law by smoking the drug.
The police reported that Crown J had been illegally purchasing the drug since May of 2010 from a source residing in Atlanta,United States; he’s reportedly been smoking it as a common practice.