Acquire Jean Pollard is professionally known as Bobby Shmurda, and he is an American rapper and a songwriter. Back in 2014, we all witnessed him signing a deal with Epic Records. It happened when his song called Hot Nigga peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100. His debut track song called EP, Shmurda She Wrote back out later on the 10th of November 2014.
Later, on the 18th of December 2014, the world saw how the police arrested this man. There were allegations against him for a conspiracy to murder as well as weapons possession with reckless endangerment. Later in 2016, it was reported that the singer pleaded guilty, and as a punishment, was sentenced to seven years in prison. Later, it was reduced to five years because he has already stayed in prison for two years awaiting trial. Then earlier this year, on the 21st of September 2020, the artist was denied the right of a parole hearing. This means that he will serve his full statement and be behind bars till the 11th of December 2021.
Bobby Shmurda ― Early Life and Legal Proceedings
In 2018, Shmurda was even featured on the song called Stoopid, which went a complete hit. It was placed at number 25 on the Billboard Hot 100. You guys should also know that he and Rowdy Rebel are the founders and considered the pioneers of Brooklyn Drill Music. Bobby Shmurda had his birth in Miami, located in Florida. The singer’s mother is an African American citizen of the country, while his father is from Jamaica.
When he was indicted earlier in 2014, it was revealed that Shmurda was the ringleader of a criminal enterprise which is called GS9. He was held for regularly entering into disputes with various sorts of criminal gangs while being responsible for murders and non-fatal shootings. He was even engaged in trafficking of certain drugs along Kings Highway to East Flatbush.
Bobby Shmurda ― Rise and Fall in the Musical Career
His career started when he remixed Knuck If You Buck by Crime Mob. Well, there wasn’t any attention to him now. But he did get official recognition with his popular song Hot Nigga in 2014. It was not until the 3rd of June 2014 that he was finally arrested with a charge of felony criminal possession of a weapon.
Police claimed that they legit saw the artist flashing the gun in an apartment, and later when they took the matter into their own hands and went to investigate, he tried to hide it on a couch. Later, the singer was set free on a bail of 10,000 US dollars. He was later arrested again and was held for a 2 million US dollar bail. The police even said that they had been investigating their tracks long before Bobby even rose to fame.