Flavor Flav's traffic stop case adjourned

Freeport-born rapper Flavor Flav walked out of a Hempstead courthouse Tuesday morning after pleading not guilty to charges stemming from his arrest earlier this month on the Meadowbrook State Parkway. Videojournalist: Jim Staubitser (Jan. 28, 2014)

Roosevelt-born rapper Flavor Flav appeared in court in Mineola on Friday on charges stemming from a traffic stop three weeks ago, and the case was adjourned.

The rapper, whose real name is William Drayton, told reporters, "God is good, G.I.G." and wished everyone "the most prosperous 2014" -- virtually the same words he used when speaking to reporters earlier this week when he was arraigned on the charges.

Drayton, 54, was arrested Jan. 9 by a State Police trooper after he was clocked going 79 mph in a 55-mph section of the southbound Meadowbrook State Parkway near the Southern State Parkway in Hempstead, state police said at the time.


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Drayton is due back in court March 25.

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