News: B.G. Follows "No Snitching" Street Code, Pleads Guilty In Felony Gun Case
Thursday, Dec 8, 2011 9:06AM
Former Hot Boys member B.G. has reportedly turned down any sort of plea agreement in a gun possession case dating back two years ago and now faces time behind bars.
According to reports, B.G. decided to take the "no sniching" route and faced the possible consequences this week in court.
As he introduces the video for his song "I Ain't Tellin," hip-hop superstar B.G. sits in a luxury vehicle with a rapper colleague, bemoaning the state of street culture. "This f--king ratting s--t, man, this s--t here is getting out of hand," B.G. says. "Man, it's called T-Y-C. Take Your Charge." On Wednesday morning, B.G. -- also known as Christopher Dorsey -- did exactly that. Clad in an orange jail jumpsuit, his hands shackled and his lawyer by his side, Dorsey stood before U.S. District Court Judge Ginger Berrigan. Asked whether he was guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm and witness tampering, Dorsey again answered in the affirmative. But prosecutors made clear there is no plea agreement or deal in place. Now, he faces a prison stint that could stretch 40 years. (NOLA)
The rapper's fate will be read to him come March 14th.
Christopher Dorsey, better known as local rapper BG, pleaded guilty Wednesday to gun charges. Dorsey admitted that on two occasions he possessed guns, despite being a three-time convicted felon. He also pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice for trying to get an associate to claim ownership of the guns. Dorsey will remain behind bars until his sentencing in March. (WWL TV)
In May, reports claimed he faced up to ten years behind bars on the gun possession charge.
Christopher Dorsey, 30, who raps under the moniker B.G. or Baby Gangsta, was charged in a three-count indictment with being a felon in possession of a firearm and conspiracy to obstruct justice, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Jim Letten's office. If found guilty, Dorsey faces up to 10 years in prison, according to Letten's office. (NOLA News)
Last year, B.G. stated his innocence by pleading not guilty to the charges against him.
B.G., a prominent local hip-hop artist and longtime collaborator with superstar Lil Wayne, pleaded innocent to a gun charge Thursday (February 11) in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court. Christopher Dorsey, 29, who raps under the moniker B.G. or Baby Gangsta, was arrested with two other men in November for allegedly possessing three weapons, along with loaded magazines and two extended clips, while driving in eastern New Orleans. Police said two of the three guns had been previously reported stolen. (Times-Picayune)
Check out some past B.G. footage below:
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