Rapper T.I. sentenced to 366 days for weapons charges

03.27.09 8 years ago

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T.I. has been sentenced to 366 days in jail today, March 27. He must report to jail within 60 days.

The rapper entered a guilty plea last March on charges of trying to buy unregistered weapons, including machine guns, according to Billboard.   He has served 1,000 hours of community service and must complete another 470 hours.

T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris, was initially arrested in October 2007 in Atlanta.

He had friends in high places speaking on his behalf at his hearing today : former UN Ambassador/Atlanta mayor Andrew Young . T.I. could have received up to 10 years. No word yet on where he will serve his sentence.

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