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Hip-Hop Star Bobby Shmurda, In Jail, Finds His Label Unsupportive

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12:  Bobby Shmurda performs during 106 & Party on December 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Benn
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Bobby Shmurda performs during 106 & Party on December 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

In the two months that Ackquille Pollard, better known as the Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda, has sat in jail on gang conspiracy and gun charges, his mother has visited twice a week. His hip-hop idols have offered words of support.

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