He recently pleaded guilty to attempted promoting prison contraband, a nonviolent felony. As a result, the sentence for the rapper of “Hot Nigga” fame will be extended by 1.3 to 4 years. Shmurda could have faced as many as seven additional years without the plea deal.
The 22 year old rapper, told Bronx Supreme Court Judge Marc Whitten he was caught attempting to smuggle a “sharp metal object” into Rikers Island jail in 2015.
Shmurda has been imprisoned since 2014.