Rapper Sentenced for Album Cover Posed at Capitol Riot

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A rapper who posed at the Capitol Five months will be spent behind bars for rioting over an album cover.

A federal judge sentenced Antione Brodnax to five months imprisonment on Monday. He entered the Capitol as Bugzie The Don. Jan. 62021. He used a photo of him standing in front the Capitol Building as the cover of his LP. The CapitalAccording to WUSA, a CBS affiliate.

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Brodnax plead guilty to four misdemeanors last year. The prosecutors requested that Brodnax spend 21 months prison because of his extensive criminal record.

The rapper’s attorney asked that he be sentenced to probation with home detention, describing him as an entrepreneur and a “great community asset.” (On Tuesday, he posted photos of beanies and clothing for his seeming brand “Don Status” on his Instagram.)

On Instagram, he reshared his album cover on his stories and wrote, “TBH… They only stand for them but I was chose [sic] to stand for us… What’s understood don’t need to be explained.”

He also reposted screenshots of news coverage about his sentencing, and shared a post asking journalists to reach out for “interview inquiries.”

Brodnax was previously found guilty in Virginia and Maryland of manufacturing a controlled drug and feloniously possessing a firearm.

The rapper — who featured riot-themed songs on his album — will now spend five months behind bars followed by a year of probation.

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