Did Gunplay Beat a Life Sentence?
Did Gunplay escape a life sentence? Potentially.
In October, the rapper was put on house arrest while he faced charges of armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated assault from an incident last April which found him pulling a gun on his accountant. But he was granted release on Jan. 17 and his trial was set to begin today (Feb. 25).
"Not guilty," he told Rolling Stone last month. "We're just waiting for the last trial date so we can get [the case] kicked out."
And that may be exactly what happened.
"I jus gave da State of Florida back a life sentence!!" the Miami-bred MC tweeted earlier this morning. "Case dismissed!!
The news isn't official just yet, but we'll take him at his word for now. Because rappers are known for being very honest about stuff.