Ex-Cash Money Records (New Orleans) rapper B.G. has been sentenced to 14 years in the slammer on a multiple felony conviction. The 28-year-old pleaded guilty in December to being a felon in possession of a firearm in 2009. Prosecutors say Dorsey had three felony drug convictions between 1998 and 2003. He has also been ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his prison term.
In related news, a few hip hop artists have spoken out on twitter regarding the news.
“These folk just givin away time RT @HipHopWeekly: Christopher “BG” Dorsey was sentenced in federal court to 14 years in prison.” (Big Boi’s Twitter)
“BG wus very intricate in the NEW ORLEANS music movement! One luv ,,,I pray for an appeal” (2 Chainz’s Twitter)
“WTF!!! BG GETS 14 Years N the FEDS>> ME AND SHAWTY BEEN KNOWING EACHOTHER FOR YEARS!! I HATE THE LAW!! ZAGGA” (Big Gipp’s Twitter)
Surely there is more to come.
Check out this past yet classic video by B.G.