Bobby Shmurda

Bobby Shmurda Released From New York Prison

It's hard to imagine that Bobby Shmurda has been in jail since the Obama administration, but today, the rapper, born Ackquille Jean Pollard, is a free…
Daniel Kohn / February 23, 2021

Listen to Bobby Shmurda Deliver a Freestyle From Prison

Bobby Shmurda is still working on his raps as he serves his prison sentence stemming from weapons charges. Today, Los Angeles rapper Trav…
Brian Josephs / February 28, 2017

Here’s Every Time Vine Made Us Love a Song

The death of the Vine is the death of an art form. The six seconds allotted wasn't a limiter, but a well of endless possibilities.
Brian Josephs / October 28, 2016

Bobby Shmurda Has Been Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

Bobby Shmurda has been formally sentenced to seven years in state prison today in Manhattan Supreme Court. Last month, the 22-year-old Ackquille Pollard pled guilty on fourth-degree conspiracy and…
Brian Josephs / October 19, 2016

Bobby Shmurda Takes Plea Deal, Will Face Seven Years

UPDATE: According to a press release from Alex Spiro, Shmurda's attorney, he will be credited with time served for the roughly two years he spent in…
Andy Cush / September 9, 2016

The NYPD’s Anti-Hip-Hop Stance Isn’t New: A Timeline

On May 25, 2016, New York hip-hop suffered a tragedy when a shooting at T.I.'s Irving Plaza concert killed rapper Troy Ave's bodyguard, Ronald McPhatter. Troy…
Brian Josephs / June 15, 2016

Bobby Shmurda Is Out on Bail and Suing the NYPD

Update: Bobby Shmurda may not be out after all — FADER reports a confirmation from Shmurda's attorney Alex Spiro that, contrary to the Daily News'
Andrew Unterberger / April 30, 2016

Bobby Shmurda Could Face More Prison Time Due to Alleged Shank Smuggling

Bobby Shmurda, the 20-year-old rapper and creator of the "Shmoney Dance," could face an even longer prison sentence following an alleged attempt to smuggle a shank…
James Grebey / July 25, 2015

Bobby Shmurda Rearrested in Prison for Allegedly Having a Shank

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…
James Grebey / June 27, 2015

Bobby Shmurda Indicted on Murder and Gun Charges

Rapper Bobby Shmurda was just indicted on charges of conspiracy of second-degree murder. He also faces assault, weapons, and narcotics charges, according to Revolt. Shmurda…
James Grebey / December 18, 2014

Bobby Shmurda Has Reportedly Been Arrested in New York City

Following a felony gun possession arrest last June and a marijuana-related run-in in October, Bobby Shmurda and members of his GS9 crew have reportedly been apprehended…
Rachel Brodsky / December 17, 2014

Watch the Bobby Shmurda-Spoofing Proposal Video ‘Hot Finger’

While Bobby Shmurda is crafting the follow-up material to his virally successful song "Hot Nigga," a comedian and YouTuber came along and stole the rapper's…
Brennan Carley / September 12, 2014

13 People You Met This Summer You Will Never See Again

That corny Canadian rasta-brah of Magic! who would just not go away? Oh, he will. And so will these other 12 pop-cultural cartoons you thought…
SPIN Staff / August 27, 2014