Bobby Shmurda was released from prison on Tuesday, February 23. The rapper's, real name Ackquille Pollard was arrested back in 2014 is now out on a conditional release after serving six years of his seven-year sentence. Bobby finally has a good reason to bust out the "Shmurda Dance" and put his hat back on in celebration.
Shmurda was arrested originally back in 2014 alongside several of his crew from the GS9 in New York, including fellow rapper Rowdy Rebel. All of them had to face charges of conspiracy to murder, weapons possession, and reckless endangerment. The rapper ultimately took a plea deal for 2nd-degree criminal weapons possession charges and 4th-degree conspiracy to murder.
Bobby was denied parole and was ordered to serve the time that was given to him. He will remain on further parole until 2026.
After the news of Bobby Shmurda's much-anticipated release was confirmed, fans of his are excited to see him roaming the streets again. Bobby's longtime friend Quavo informed the public of his plans to pick him up, and sure enough, Quavo showed up in a true celebratory fashion with a private jet ride for a big welcome back home.
"I'm going to get my guy," the Migos member said in an interview before Shmurda's release. "I'm personally gonna go pick up Bobby Shmurda. I'm bout to go get him. I'm gonna let him show you how I'm gonna pick him up, yessir."
Quavo was already longtime friends with the rapper, with both of them working on a tape alongside the other two Migos named "Shmigo Gang," but that stopped because of Shmurda's arrest.
Bobby, as of now, hasn't shared anything on his social since being released early. A message shared on his behalf was shared to his fans that read:
"Thank you for remaining loyal and for riding this six-year sentence out with me," Bobby Shmurda said "I love you all and look forward to seeing you soon."
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