Still, the rapper will be free in three monthsRapper Gucci Mane pleaded yesterday no contest in Atlanta to beating a concert promoter with a pool cue in the head, and was sentenced to six months in jail.
Mane, 25, was accused of attacking Troy Bufford in June at his label Big Cat Records in Atlanta. Judge John J. Goger of the Fulton County Superior Court ordered the rapper to spend six month in jail and to pay $3,000 in medical restitution to Bufford for his hospital bills.
Gucci, who is to be released in three months' time for he has stayed in arrest for three months already, will also serve six-and-a-half years of probation.
The rapper didn't say if he's innocent or not and just accepted the judge's decision.
Mane, real name Radric Davis, is also being accused of murder, in connection with a body that was found near a school in Decatur, Georgia. The rapper maintains that he was simply defending himself. He turned himself in to authorities and was released on a $100,000 bond.
His single, "Icy" has become a huge hit (debuted at #24 on Billboard Hot Rap Song Charts), and his album, "Trap House," has been eagerly anticipated by gangsta rap music fans.