News: Despite Threat Of Life Behind Bars, Gucci Mane Readies Big X-Mas Gift

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 8:55PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane might be facing up to 20 years behind bars for felony weapons possession but that's not stopping him from announcing plans to drop new music this winter holiday.

Barring any setbacks, Mane's The State Vs Radric Davis 2: The Caged Bird Sings is slated to come out on Christmas Day.

Big news from Gucci Mane today. Just days after news broke that Gucci was charged in federal court today with two counts of possessing a firearm as a felon after two September incidents during which he showed a gun and threatened police. He took to Twitter to announce his new project. The State Vs Radric Davis 2 : The Caged Bird Sings will drop on Christmas day (Dec. 25) to fans worldwide. Big Guwop hasn't had a great year. Feds want him to turn over any weapons and ammunition he has. He is also suing his former friend Waka Flocka Flame and his mother Debra Antey in a federal lawsuit accusing them of fraud, racketeering, theft and breach of contract. (XXL Mag)

This announcement comes a day after Gucci was indicted on felony charges.

Rapper Gucci Mane was charged in federal court Tuesday with two counts of possessing a firearm as a felon after two September incidents during which he showed a gun and threatened police, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia. Reports at the time indicated that the "Lemonade" rhymer was arrested in Atlanta on September 14 after a friend flagged down police to say he was concerned about the rapper's behavior. (CNN)

Mane found himself in handcuffs after a couple of September incidents.

Early Sept. 14, a man who said he was a friend of the rapper's called police to say Davis was walking down the street behaving violently, according to a police report. When police arrived, Davis smelled strongly of marijuana, cursed at them, called them names and threatened to shoot them, the report says. Police arrested him on a disorderly conduct charge and found a clear baggie with what they believe was marijuana and a loaded .40-caliber Glock handgun, the report says. An ambulance was called, and Davis was sedated and taken to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment. (ABC News)

Last weekend, reports hit the Internet about Gucci having to turn his weapons over to the government.

Gucci Mane's got a problem with the United States government that goes beyond taxes -- it's like a bullet to the heart ... because Uncle Sam wants to take his Glock. According to a federal indictment, the government wants Mane to surrender his 2 guns -- a 40 caliber Glock and a 45 caliber Taurus. They also want the ammo that goes with it. As for why the government has a hard-on for Mane ... the rapper has 2 priors -- aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of more than 20 grams of pot. The priors trigger a forfeiture. Trigger ... get it. (TMZ)

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