(WHAS11) -- New pictures have been released of local rapper R. Prophet's injuries following his arrest over the weekend.
Kentucky State Police said Kenneth Anthony, also known as R. Prophet a former member of Louisville hip-hop group Nappy Roots, became combative with officers and was tased several times after a traffic stop.
The photos of his wounds were posted on the celebrity gossip website TMZ.com.
Prophet told TMZ he was cooperative with police and was tased for no reason. He said he felt he was treated "like a slave" and thought he was going to die, so in a moment of panic he bashed his head against the cruiser window.
Prophet faces numerous charges after the incident, including assaulting a police officer and alcohol intoxication.