According to sources, 20-year-old rapper Rot Ken recently received a 20-year sentence for burglary with a weapon.
Who is Rapper Rot Ken?
Rot Ken was first drawn to music videos at a young age, which started him on his path to becoming a rap artist. This artist, originally from Augusta, Georgia, had a brief prison sentence in 2021 that changed the course of his life.
Adversity didn’t stop him, either; instead, he used it as a springboard to work with renowned bands like Money Collective and Boy Meets Space Crew on more music projects.
Money Collective released their debut album, “B4 the Storm,” in 2020, and it was well-received by the music community.
Lil Mosey, Lil Skies, Future, Trippie Redd, and many other well-known performers contributed to this album, further solidifying their standing in the music industry.
Legal Issues: Explained
Rot Ken, a 20-year-old rapper, is in the news once more, this time for getting a serious 20-year prison sentence for his part in a burglary with a gun.
His most recent arrest on burglary and gun possession allegations garnered a lot of public interest. These legal issues are related to an incident that happened on June 3, 2021, in Richmond County.
Rot Ken has received a 15-year term for his involvement in the crime, according to the whole arrest report that is publicly available.
He also received a further 5-year term for having a firearm in his possession while the crime was being committed.
This combined punishment is meant to serve as a stark reminder of the significant repercussions that these offenses carry.
Notably, Rot Ken has been involved with the legal system multiple times this year. His legal troubles appear to be getting worse, and his most recent sentencing has only made matters worse.
What Happened to Rapper Rot Ken?
In Georgia, Rot Ken, also known as Kenneth Williams, is being held on significant allegations of murder and severe assault. This follows an event that involved a shooting that happened in April.
The 19-year-old rapper known as “007,” according to a story from The Augusta Press on June 19, was detained. Following an investigation by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office,
which named Rot Ken as one of two suspects in a double shooting that took place on April 26, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office made the arrest.
Around 6:00 p.m., the terrible incident happened on St. Andrews Drive in Augusta, Georgia. Usaini Yunusa was riding along in the car that Kobe Burns was driving at the time.
Kobe Burns tried to flee the scene of the incident in the car, but he crashed into a stand of trees on Perimeter Parkway. Usaini Yunusa, who was supposedly associated with a gang, tragically passed away there.
Even though Kobe Burns lived, the already grim scenario was made worse by new accusations relating to drunk driving.
According to The Augusta Press, Rot Ken was already imprisoned when the murder warrant was delivered on June 7 due to a separate offense involving his probation.
Rot Ken had already been found guilty of receiving stolen property as well as burglary and possession of a pistol while committing a felony.