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Flavor Flav has Hall ceremony, court date conflict

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2009 file photo, Flavor Flav of Public Enemy performs during the Virgin Mobile Freefest concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. Entertainer Flavor Flav has a scheduling conflict between a court date in Las Vegas and his induction with the rap group Public Enemy into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Los Angeles. He's due for arraignment Thursday, April 18, 2013, on felony charges that he chased and threatened his longtime girlfriend's 17-year-old son with a butcher knife during a family argument last October. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2009 file photo, Flavor Flav of Public Enemy performs during the Virgin Mobile Freefest concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. Entertainer Flavor Flav has a scheduling conflict between a court date in Las Vegas and his induction with the rap group Public Enemy into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Los Angeles. He's due for arraignment Thursday, April 18, 2013, on felony charges that he chased and threatened his longtime girlfriend's 17-year-old son with a butcher knife during a family argument last October. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Flavor Flav has a scheduling conflict between a court date in Las Vegas and his induction with the rap group Public Enemy into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The 54-year-old former rap and reality TV star is due for arraignment Thursday on felony charges that he chased and threatened his longtime girlfriend's 17-year-old son with a butcher knife during an argument.

The Hall of Fame's induction ceremony is also taking place Thursday, in Los Angeles.

FILE - This police booking file photo released May 2, 2011 by the Las Vegas Police Department, shows rapper and reality television star Flavor Flav after his arrest on four outstanding misdemeanor warrants for driving offenses. Entertainer Flavor Flav has a scheduling conflict between a court date Thursday April 18, 2013, in Las Vegas and his induction with the rap group Public Enemy into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Police Department, file)FILE - This police booking file photo released May 2, 2011 by the Las Vegas Police Department, shows rapper and reality television star Flavor Flav after his arrest on four outstanding misdemeanor warrants for driving offenses. Entertainer Flavor Flav has a scheduling conflict between a court date Thursday April 18, 2013, in Las Vegas and his induction with the rap group Public Enemy into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Police Department, file)

Defense attorney Tony Abbatangelo has already asked a judge for a different arraignment date for his client, whose legal name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr.

Drayton faces felony assault with a weapon and child endangerment charges and a misdemeanor domestic violence battery charge.

Abbatangelo has said Drayton will plead not guilty.