Mystikal indicted on first-degree rape charges

NBC News reports that the 51-year-old rapper is facing first-degree rape charges in Louisiana. Mystikal, real name Michael Lawrence Tyler, is accused of attacking a woman at his home on July 30. He also faces charges of domestic abuse battery, false imprisonment, damage to property, simple robbery and drug possession. NBC News reports that in 2003, the Grammy-nominated rapper became a lifetime registered sex offender when he was convicted for sexual assault and extortion in another case.