Days after his sullen photo from jail went viral, NBA YoungBoy has reportedly entered a plea. The rapper was recently arrested after a brief foot chase in Los Angeles. The Louisiana rapper was tacked with charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm and being in possession of an unregistered firearm.
In September 2020, YoungBoy and several others were reportedly arrested in his hometown of Baton Rouge while filming a music video. Authorities seized tens of thousands of dollars in cash as well as a number of firearms, but NBA YoungBoy’s legal team insists that the weapons do not belong to the rapper.
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News station WBRZ 2 reports that on Thursday (April 15), YoungBoy appeared before a judge and pleaded not guilty to both charges. However, these aren’t the only worries that plague the young star; he also will appear at a hearing on April 20 on “state weapons and drug charges,” as well. The outlet also reports that the rapper was booked at a St. Martin Parish jail earlier this week where he is being kept “on a federal hold for the U.S. Marshal’s Service.”
YoungBoy will remain incarcerated without bond until his June trial date.