Bobby Shmurda Could Be Free Soon

The rapper posts bail.

After six weeks in jail, it looks like Bobby Shmurda will not be behind bars -- at least temporarily -- starting this week.

The Brooklyn rapper has posted bail and is being held at the Manhattan Detention Complex, but could be out as soon as Monday (Feb. 2), according to The New York Times.

In mid-December, Shmurda, born Ackquille Pollard, was arrested -- along with 14 other members of his GS9 crew -- for charges including conspiracy to commit murder in the second degree and one count of criminally using drug paraphernalia. His bail was set at $2 million. According to the report, Epic Records, which signed the Brooklyn native over the summer, was not involved in posting his bail.

Instead, the bail was arranged with the help of bail bondsman Ira Judelson who has been described by the Times as "bail bondsman to the stars." He's also worked with Ja Rule, DMX, Fat Joe and more.

Last week, the 20-year-old had his first hearing, where he and all the other defendants pleaded not guilty to all charges. In addition to the total of 69 that they were collectively facing, the group was hit with 32 new counts during the recent indictment.

Shmurda's next scheduled appearance in court is on April 22.

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