Bun B Armed Robbery Perp Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison

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The robbery took place all the way back in 2019.

Back in 2019, rapper Bun B and his wife were the victims of an armed robbery. As they detail the story, a man forced himself into their home at gunpoint. He was attempting to steal one of their cars. B was upstairs at the time and engaged in a shootout with the assailant on the first floor, which resulted in the intruder being injured. He was later found at a hospital and arrested. His resulting legal process has lasted a full 5 years but finally reached a conclusion when he was sentenced earlier today.

According to ABC 13 in Houston, he was handed down a 40 year sentence. The man responsible, Demonte Jackson, was only 20 at the time of the robbery. He pleaded guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and engaging in organized crime using exhibiting a deadly weapon that resulted in the massive 4 decade sentence. During the sentencing Bun B gave testimony for the first time, telling his side of the story. He detailed the full story of what happened and how its affected them since. In particular, he reinforced the lasting trauma that the incident caused both he and his wife.

Man Who Pleaded Guilty To Bun B Robbery Gets 40 Years

Back in April, Bun B dropped his feature-packed new album YOKOZONA TRILL. The album sports appearances from Lil Yukichi, Lil Keke, Jessica Forest, DJ GO, OVER KILL, Le$, Bohemia Lynch, Koshy, Jay Worthy, Jack Freeman, DJ Deequite, DJ RYOW, Space Dust Club, Cz Tiger, and TRIGGABEATZ across just 8 tracks. B's last studio album Return Of The Trill dropped back in 2018.

What do you think of the man who robbed Bun B and his wife at gunpoint being sentenced to 40 years in prison? What do you think of the harrowing tale of experiencing the robbery that the rapper told in court? Let us know in the comment section below.


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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.