Why was 9lokknine arrested? Orlando rapper slapped with $750K bond

9lokknine was arrested in July 2020 for attempted second-degree murder with a firearm. He got free in the case a few months ago


                            Why was 9lokknine arrested? Orlando rapper slapped with $750K bond
Rapper 9lokknine arrested on RICO charges (Youtube @9lokknine)

Rapper 9lokknine, whose legal name is Jacquavius Dennard Smith, was arrested on Monday, June 21 on RICO charges, as revealed by Orange County, Florida jail records. The Orlando native was also slapped with a hefty $750,000 bond. The rapper was held for and racketeering and conspiracy to commit racketeering charges.

According to the publication HipHopDX, the 21-year-old rapper was arrested by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and his last location was pinned at his hometown as shown in the jail records. Speaking of arrests, a lot of rappers were recently in news for the same. Hip-hop artists such as Polo G and Bandman Kevo were recently arrested whereas, a member from DaBaby’s entourage identified as Wisdom Awute was arrested for attempted murder. Atlanta rapper Metro Marrs, who is Migos’ label mate also got detained recently for throwing 10K in the air during his graduation ceremony.
 
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Rapper 9lokknine (Youtube @9lokknine)

 

 

Who is rapper 9lokknine?

9lokknine, pronounced as Glokknine, is best known for his singles like ‘223's’ with YNW Melly, ‘Blatt’, ‘I Don't Need No Help’, ‘Crayola’, and ‘Leonardo Da G9’ among others. The young hip-hop artist shot to fame with his song called ‘10 Percent’ which garnered over 30 million views on YouTube. 9lokknine dropped his most recent single on June 20 called ‘Going 4 None’ just a few hours prior to his arrest. 

Speaking of his career, the rapper dropped his first mixtape in 2018 called ‘Kold Face Kold Case’ followed by an 18-track mixtape titled ‘Bloodshells Revenge’ in the same year. In July 2018, he dropped a 17-track mixtape called ‘Loyalty Kill Love’ and by August 2018 he got signed to Cash Money Records and Republic Records. It is reported that the contract for the same was worth $2milllion. In December 2018, he again released a mixtape called ‘Lil Glokk That Stole Khristmas’. His 2019 song titled ‘Party Pooper’ also got viral on TikTok. 

Rapper 9lokknine (Youtube @9lokknine)

 



 

 

 

Why was 9lokknine arrested?

9lokknine has had quite a few brushes with the law in the past. Talking about his latest legal issue, the rapper was arrested on RICO and racketeering charges. The ‘Boot Up’ hitmaker was also arrested in July 2020 for attempted second-degree murder with a firearm. He got free in the case a few months ago. In January 2020, the rapper was charged with carrying a concealed weapon in Miami, Florida.  In 2019, 9lokknine was charged with multiple counts including possession of marijuana and illegal firearm possession.



 

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