Why is ‘Drake arrested’ trending?

THE internet is rife with unsubstantiated claims that Canadian rapper Drake has been arrested.

The online firestorm claims the 35-year-old had been arrested for marijuana possession.

Despite the widespread internet rumors, the claims are not true and Drake isn’t even in custody, according to the Daily Beast.

Swedish cops said they would not say whether the rapper had been arrested, but the did confirm he was not in police custody.

“I cannot tell you anything about that but I can confirm he is not in custody,” a police spokesperson said.

on Instagram someone claimed Drake and members of his team had been handcuffed in Stockholm, Sweden

The Instagram account claimed that they were allegedly found with marijuana.

It comes as The Hollywood Reporter confirmed from Drake's team that the rapper had not been arrested