Quik has begun a five-month stint in jail for assaulting his sister.
The rapper (born
David Marvin Blake) surrendered in Fontana Superior Court last week to begin
The incident occurred
in 2003 when Blake pulled a gun on his sister during a family argument, according
to police reports.
The rapper was
ordered last year to spend 45 days in jail on weekends after pleading guilty
to the assault, but never served his time, sources told AllHipHop.com.
The avoidance resulted
in a violation of Blake’s probation, causing Judge Keith Davis to increase Blake’s
jail time Thursday (June 22) to increase the beatmaker’s time behind bars to
150 consecutive days and ordering him to begin serving his time immediately.
DJ Quik is currently
enjoying success as a featured guest on the west coast remix to Chamillionaire’s
#1 hit, "Ridin’ Dirty."
also recently released Greatest Hits Live at the House of Blues, a 20-track
set recorded live in February 2006.
The album features
a 12-piece band and boasts guest appearances from Chingy, Nate Dogg, B-Real