Chief Keef has been taken into custody as a result of his probation violation stemming from an interview with Pitchfork where they irresponsibly took him to a gun range. The interview has since been remitted.
The seventeen year old whose real name is Keith Cozart is on probation for pointing a gun at Chicago police officers. He will be held until Thursday for a sentence hearing.
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Update: Complex reports that Chief Keef has been sentenced to two months in prison.
According to Idris ”Peeda Pan” Abdul Wahid, a member of the rapper’s management team, Keith Cozart (a.k.a.Chief Keef) was sentenced today to two months at the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles, Illinois.
The rapper was convicted of a parole violation on Tuesday, after he was filmed holding a rifle at a gun range during an interview with Pitchfork.TV. Handling firearms was a violation of his probation.