Bobby Shmurda Rearrested in Prison for Allegedly Having a Shank

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Rapper Bobby Shmurda attends Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Power 105.1)

Bobby Shmurda, creator of the “Shmoney Dance,” was arrested in December and hit with drug and weapons charges. He is being held in Rikers Island, and is set to go to trial starting on October 5, but during a hearing on Thursday, it was revealed that the 20-year-old has been rearrested while in prison. According to XXL, Shmurda was arrested on June 23, two days after he allegedly received a “sharpened metal instrument” — in other words, a shank.“Promoting prison contraband” is a Class D felony, and Shmurda will be tried separately for these charges.

Correction: An earlier version of this post mistakenly had a picture of Yung Berg instead of Bobby Shmurda.


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