NBA YoungBoy just took a huge legal risk with his latest music video shoot.
The rapper was captured handling what appears to be a real weapon on set of his new music video. This sparked some concern among fans and perhaps his attorney because of the rapper’s history with the law. The shoot was for a music video that is yet to be released, but some are speculating that NBA YoungBoy wasn’t just holding a prop, but an actual gun that could threaten his short time on the right side of the law.
Also appearing next to him is relative 17-year-old Tate, who authorities have tied to a recent murder. It was reported that Tate was accused of being involved in a shooting that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old boy in December. The victim was reportedly walking home when he was gunned down. As for YoungBoy, the 20-year-old rapper was recently freed from the shackles of his legal woes. Last year, when he got off house arrest, a judge finally expelled his probation after years of legal entrapment. Now that he has moved on from that stage of his life, some are worried that this latest music video shoot could threaten to open that chapter right back up.
According to WBRZ news channel, who consulted a district attorney, YoungBoy’s fate might actually be worse than Tate’s believe it or not. “Nothing will be done to Tate because he is not a convicted felon, nor is he under bond obligation,” Baton Rouge District Attorney, Hillary Moore said.
NBA YoungBoy has been trying to avoid any further legal trouble since his last lawless stint. The rapper was charged with first-degree murder and convicted of aggravated assault with a firearm in 2017. Last year YoungBoy said the judge who granted him his freedom after years of probation saved him. Hopefully, the rapper doesn’t disappoint her.
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STORY VIA WBRZ – The recent production of a music video featuring local rapper, NBA YoungBoy caused some concern among when the rapper was spotted handling objects that appeared to be weapons during the shooting of the video. But #nbaYoungBoy wasn't the only one handling the questionable items during the filming. The 20-year-old rapper, known for being arrested on two counts of attempted murder, assault, and weapons violations was shooting a video in Baton Rouge alongside his 17-year-old relative, Jeffery Tate. During the filming, Tate was also handling items that appeared to be weapons. Tate happens to be one of three teens authorities have recently tied to the murder of a 17-year-old who was shot while walking home in December of 2019. WBRZ asked East Baton Rouge District Attorney, Hillar Moore whether it was admissible for YoungBoy, a convicted felon, and Tate, a suspect in a murder, to use objects that appeared to be weapons in the recent music video. Moore's response was, "Nothing will be done to Tate because he is not a convicted felon, nor is he under bond obligation." But, YoungBoy's case may be different. As a convicted felon, the rapper may face charges for possession of a firearm.