Atlanta rapper Paper Lovee sentenced to more than 7 years for possession of a firearm | Entertainment


ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta-based rapper was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison on a 2021 firearm possession charge, federal prosecutors said.

U.S. District Judge JP Boulee on Wednesday sentenced Ibnisa Durr, who performs under the name Paper Lovee, to seven years and four months, followed by three years of probation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Washington said. Georgia in a press release. Durr, 26, of Atlanta, pleaded guilty May 25 to a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Investigators have identified Durr as the suspect in a May 30, 2021 shooting and have issued a warrant for his arrest, the statement said. The department’s fugitive unit tracked him down three months later and attempted to arrest him as he got into a car. Durr fled, leading police on a high-speed chase in which he rammed two police cruisers and the vehicle of an uninvolved motorist, according to the statement, which said he also attempted more later to flee on foot and throw a bag containing a loaded firearm at a railing.

“His reckless driving seriously endangered the lives of innocent motorists and officers,” said U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Buchanan. Prior to his arrest, Durr had been convicted of robbery and aggravated assault, Buchanan said.

Paper Lovee is best known for his song “No Socks”, which features Lil Baby and was released in 2018. Other songs include “90s Baby” and “Walk Down”.

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