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As The FADER reports, Bobby Shmurda has copped a plea deal in his murder conspiracy charges case. At court earlier today, Shmurda received a sentence of 7 years after pleading to 4th-degree conspiracy and 2nd-degree criminal weapons possession. Shmurda will not able to file an appeal, but he will receive credit for time already served. In a statement to FADER, his lawyer Alex Spiro states:
“His sentence of 7 years, with credit for 2 years already served and good time credit will hopefully permit him to be home in approximately 3 1⁄2 years and resume his remarkable career. This plea also covers a separate Bronx Indictment.”
Read up on how incarceration has effected rappers in similar situations in our recent feature on the subject.