B.G. In Custody In New Orleans on Gun Charges
Rapper B.G. is currently in the custody of the New Orleans Parish Criminal Sherriffs Office after being arrested in his hometown on Tuesday night (November 3), the night before he was scheduled to host an exclusive listening session for his latest project. The former Cash Money recording artist was arrested along with two other individuals following a routine traffic stop. According to The Times-Picayunes website, officers from the New Orleans Police Departments 7th District discovered three hand guns upon searching the late-model Chevrolet Tahoe in which the three were riding. Along with the three weapons, two of which had been reported stolen, authorities also seized loaded magazines and two extended magazine clips, the police said. Twenty-nine year-old B.G., born Christopher Dorsey, was charged with illegal carrying of a firearm, as was 28-year-old Jerod Fedison. The one minor in the vehicle, 17-year-old Demounde Pollard, was charged with multiple drug charges, including possession of hydrocodone, oxycodone and alprazolam. Pollard was also charged with two counts of illegal possession of stolen firearms, and one count of illegal carrying of a weapon. Following a first appearance hearing on Thursday (November 5), B.G. remains in custody without bond. He is next scheduled to appear in court on December 20. The Times-Picayune reports this is the Chopper City Records CEOs fourth arrest this year. In June, he was arrested on a drug charge for which he is scheduled to appear in court in New Orleans next week. He was also arrested over the summer on a Texas arrest warrant, which was dismissed a month after his arrest. In March, B.G. was arrest on drug charges in Jefferson Parish, a suburb of New Orleans. The charges in that case were dismissed in August. On Wednesday (November 4), Chopper City Records hosted a private listening event during which DJs, promoters and members of the media were invited to hear his latest album, Too Hood 2 Be Hollywood. Scheduled for a December 8 release, the album features appearances by a veritable whos who of Louisiana artists, including Lil Boosie, Lil Wayne, Juvenile, Mannie Fresh, Soulja Slim and C. Murder.Also appearing on the Chopper City Records/E-1 Music/Atlantic Records release are T.I., Young Jeezy, Trey Songz and Young Buck. The album boasts production credits by Scott Storch, KLC, Cool & Dre, Oddz N Endz, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League and more.