Bail for rapper Bobby Shurmda (Ackquille Pollard) has been set at $2 million for an assortment of crimes including gun possession, conspiracy and narcotics charges.
Details of the NYPD investigation were laid out in a press conference this afternoon. Special prosecutor Bridget Brennan referred to Shmurda and his GS9 crew as a group of “mindless thugs” who used music as a front for drug trafficking and violence. Upon his arrest on Wednesday (December 18) outside Quad Studios in Manhattan, police retrieved two guns from his person. Brennan also cited Shmurda’s breakout hit single “Hot Nigga” as a valuable tool in pointing the investigation in the “right direction.” The indictment alleges GS9 were involved in over 20 shootings
Wednesday’s bust marks the third 2014 arrest for Shmurda. He was apprehended in June for felony gun possession and in October for marijuana possession.
If convicted, Shmurda faces 8-25 years for conspiracy in the second degree (attempted murder…
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