Chief Keef's Manager Calls Rapper's Current Incarceration A "Wake-Up Call"

Chief Keef

photo: chicago tribune Chief Keef might be "finally rich," but his manager is hoping that his current jail time ...

Chief Keef might be "finally rich," but his manager is hoping that his current jail time will finally mature him. 

The controversial GBE rapper is currently serving time in a youth detention center after violating his probation by handling firearms in a video with Pitchfork TV. 

"I think he [will learn a lesson]. I got a message from him that he's had a wake-up call," Keef's manager, Rovan “Dro” Manuel explained. "This is a wake-up call for him. It wasn't even his fault that it happened, but it happened. I think he's gonna come out a different person. I think he's gonna come out with some new music, a new attitude…he's gonna get out and do some shows, and hopefully go up the charts."

Manuel also explains that Keef is very much a product of his Chi-Town environment, which has been plagued poverty and crime for decades and maintains that the "Love Sosa" rapper is just misunderstood.

"[The biggest misconception about him is] he's a bad person, I guess, in the eyes of the Chicago [Police Department]," he said. "He's not the first to put reality-based lyrics [in his music], as far as like talking about what's going on in the inner-city for real. I think that it's kinda messed up that they wanna blame him for all the murders, all the crime and all this other stuff that's going on in Chicago. Keef is a minor. You can look back 18 years in the same neighborhoods where he was growing up and see that they were doing the same damn thing...he's got a lot of stuff he needs to learn. It's not like he came from a neighborhood where it's 90-percent Jewish and schools are teaching him this-and-that. He didn't come from that."

Keef should be free from the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center in Illinois by the end of March.

[Spotted at BoBo]

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Photo: Chicago Tribune

  • XReYx300

    He better not change he's music -__-

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