UPDATE: Shmurda appeared in court Thursday, where he plead not guilty to conspiracy, reckless endangerment, and gun possession charges. Prosecutors believe he's a member of a street gang involved in shootings and drug trafficking. He is being held on $2 million bail. The rapper's attorney, Howard Greenberg, called the charges "ridiculous."
The rapper behind Hot Ni–a is now in hot water.
Ackquille Pollard, aka Bobby Shmurda, was arrested along with several others at a midtown Manhattan recording studio on Wednesday.
NYPD took the 20-year-old into custody after an investigation into narcotics and a shooting. Prosecutors will unseal the indictment against Shmurda on Thursday.
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Shmurda is a Brooklyn native known for Hot Ni–a and performing the "Schmoney Dance."
The building where he was arrested — Quad Recording Studios — has ties to the rap community.
Back in 1994, Tupac Shakur was robbed and shot in the lobby five times. Although he survived that attack, he would die in 1996 at age 25 in a Las Vegas shooting.
Earlier this year, Shmurda was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon but freed on $10,000 bail.
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