For violating probation on a drug case in 2007, which he was*caught with possession of crack cocaine, R&B singer El DeBarge was sentenced to two years in state prison Tuesday.

DeBarge, the former lead singer of the ‘80s group DeBarge, was immediately taken to California State Prison in Lancaster to begin his sentence, reports

The ruling follows DeBarge’s arrest on Monday in Los Angeles. In that case, he was charged with possession of a controlled substance.