The New Orleans Times Picayune is reporting that local rapper, Christopher Dorsey, better known as Baby Gangsta or B.G., was sentenced to 14 years in prison for witness tampering and gun possession. The rapper was arrested along with two other men after police found three guns and loaded magazine clips in the vehicle they were riding in. Dorsey and the other men were apprehended in a car that had been stolen from an Alamo rental car parking lot. Dorsey was once a member of Cash Money Records group The Hot Boys:
A 31-year-old local rapper who gained international acclaim for his gritty songs detailing drug dealing, violence and a no-snitch mantra was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in federal prison for gun possession and witness tampering. Christopher Dorsey, better known as B.G. or Baby Gangsta, was an original member of the 1990s rap super group the Hot Boys. His most recent album, “Too Hood 2 Be Hollywood,” came out in 2009 on Atlantic Records
The New Orleans-born rap artist toured the world, but a 2009 traffic stop in eastern New Orleans — combined with a lengthy criminal history — marked the end of his freedom.
In federal court Wednesday, the hefty Dorsey wore a jail jumpsuit, and for unknown reasons, sat in a wheelchair. His demeanor was a far cry from the grinning, on-top-of-the-world hip-hop hero who drove fancy cars and cavorted with scantily-clad women in music videos.
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