NBA YoungBoy left Baton Rouge the same day a judge dismissed his probation.
YoungBoy Never Broke Again is finally taking Boosie Badazz’s warning to young rappers earlier this year, telling them to leave the hood that they grow up in to protect themselves from being extorted and targeted by criminals. In March of this year, NBA announced that he is moving back to Baton Rouge following his arrest in Atlanta. Seems his time behind bars and house arrest gave him some time to reconsider calling Banton Rouge home because almost immediately after the judge dropped the gavel after telling him he is free to go, YoungBoy high tailed it out of the city.
In August, NBA YoungBoy, whose real name is Kentrell Gaulden, was sentenced to one-year house arrest, and at the end of his term, his probation would expire. His legal team has been working tirelessly to sway the judge, and in the end, they succeeded.
District Judge Bonnie Jackson determined that the 20-year-old rapper served enough time under court supervision, two and a half years. Initially, the judge sentenced YoungBoy to three years probation and a 10-year suspended sentencing after pleading guilty to aggravated assault with a firearm stemming from a 2016 shooting incident where one man was shot and injured.
While leaving court on Friday, Never Broke Again was asked if it’s true that he is leaving Baton Rouge? He replied that he was leaving immediately.
Boosie Badazz is also practicing what he preached. Even though he is from Baton Rouge, the rap veteran is now living in Atlanta with his kids. Perhaps NBA YoungBoy wants to turn a new page and has decided a new environment would be beneficial to his rap career as he gets ready to release new music over the Christmas holidays. YoungBoy is one of the hottest new rappers out now, and this year alone, he clocks over 1.1 billion streams on Spotify.