Rapper Gucci Mane was charged in federal court Tuesday with two counts of possessing a firearm as a felon after two September incidents during which he showed a gun and threatened police, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia. Read more…
According to reports, there was not enough evidence to force Riff Raff to seek a legal team. Riff Raff was just given a gift courtesy of the D.A. in Greensboro, NC. The rapper was popped back in August when cops saw his car stopped in the middle of a street at 2:30 AM. A search allegedly turned up some weed, drug paraphernalia and an open container of alcohol. But despite what seemed to be strong evidence, the D.A.’s office ultimately didn’t believe they had enough to get a conviction. And, since this is the season for giving, the D.A. gave him a break and dismissed the case entirely.
Baseball’s union is investigating whether Jay Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, violated its rules by giving a watch worth nearly $34,000 to Yankee second baseman Robinson Cano. Cano received a Shawn Carter Classic Fusion watch by Hublot during an Oct. 22 party in Belgium celebrating his 31st birthday, according to media reports and postings on Cano’s Instagram account. Jay Z, who reportedly helped design the watch, had performed in Antwerp the previous night. Jay-Z continues to move towards getting out of Hip Hop and into sports.
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He had been in jail since Oct. 15, when he was ordered to jail for 20 days after testing positive for marijuana. Cozart received one day’s credit from the sentencing judge, while receiving another 10 days credit for good behavior. That means he was behind bars 9 of the 20 days of his sentence.