The Game Surrenders To Authorities, Starts Jail Bid

Compton, California Hip-Hop star The Game turned himself in to begin serving a prison sentence yesterday (March 2), has confirmed.


Representatives for The Game, born Jayceon Taylor, said the rapper surrendered to authorities last night without incident.


A judge sentenced The Game to 60 days in a Los Angeles County Jail on February 11, after he pleaded no contest to a felony charge of gun possession in a school zone.


Two other criminal counts were dropped as a result of the plea agreement The Game struck with prosecutors, who accused the rapper of pointing a gun at another man during a pickup game of basketball at the Rita Walters Educational Learning Complex.


In addition to serving the 60 days, The Game was sentenced to 150 hours of community service and three years probation.


Upon his release, the rapper is anticipated to continue work on his upcoming album, titled LAX., which will reportedly be The Game’s final album, which features production from Dr. Dre, Cool & Dre, Scott Storch and others.


The Game will reportedly drop Am I My Brothers Keeper? A new mixtape shortly scheduled to hit the streets just before the release of LAX.

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