New video shows rapper Tone Loc's confrontation at Midland airport before detainment

Published: Mar. 24, 2019 at 8:10 PM CDT
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A new video filmed by a witness who wishes to remain anonymous shows rapper Tone Loc getting into a heated exchange at Midland International Air & Space Port before being handcuffed by security.

In the video, the rapper exchanges shouts and swears between a man and woman repeatedly saying "F--- your Confederate s---."

The witness said this all started when Tone Loc got upset by a teenage boy for wearing a hat with a Confederate flag on it and confronted him.

The video shows him getting into a verbal confrontation with a man and woman the witness said are the boy's parents who defended their son saying he can wear whatever he wants.

Security agents arrived soon after and handcuffed Tone Loc. A spokesperson for the City of Midland said the rapper was detained, but not arrested.

The witness said shortly after the video ended, Tone Loc was released after he and the family he was arguing with agreed to go their seperate ways.

Tone Loc's real name is Anthony Terrell Smith. The rapper is known for his hit songs "Wild Thing" and "Funky Cold Medina."