*TMZ is reporting that the “controlled substance” charge facing rapper T.I. and his wife Tameka “Tiny” Cottle involves the drug ecstasy.

Police on the Sunset Strip stopped the couple’s expensive Maybach at 10:18 p.m. for making an illegal U-turn.  Cops detected the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle, conducted a search and discovered a “small amount” of ecstasy, sources tell the website.

Click here to see TMZ video of the arrest.

Each were placed in a separate squad cars and booked on felony possession of a controlled substance. They were released from jail on $10,000 bail and are due back in court tomorrow (Sept. 3).

The Atlanta-born rapper was just released from a halfway house five months ago after being sentenced to a year in prison on federal weapons charges.