The Brooklyn rapper’s sentence could be extended by up to four years for attempting to smuggle a shank into Rikers Island in 2015.
The GS9 member was convicted in November 2016.
A formal sentencing came today after reaching a plea deal in September.
Bobby Shmurda and Rowdy Rebel gave their first interview since pleading guilty to murder conspiracy charges.
UPDATE: Shmurda’s lawyer says he could be home in “3 1⁄2 years.”
Bobby’s struggles with fame and the streets, and New York City’s case against him were all explored.
The rapper’s new court date is September 12.
Contrary to reports, the Brooklyn rapper’s attorney says he’s still being held in protective custody.
The Brooklyn rapper has been behind bars for nearly a year and a half.
“Mr. Pollard was not present for or involved with any of the allegations in this this case.”
“They [are] violating my constitutional rights, my civil rights, everything.”
The rapper’s legal troubles continue to mount.
This is the seventh time Shmurda has been denied bail.
On Monday morning in Manhattan, the rapper’s lawyer alleged that certain officers involved in the case have “burdensome files.”