Migos' Offset, real name Kiari Kendrell Cephus, will be staying in jail for a little while longer after he was denied bond at a hearing Friday. The Assistant District Attorney, Barclay Black, argued that due to Offset's past criminal history that includes drug violations, burglary and criminal street gang activity and the current charges that he faces, Cephus should be denied bond. The judge agreed and the decision was handed down. As Offset was being led out of the courtroom, the visibly upset rapper, according to local reports, yelled profanities at the judge.
The recent lack of discipline surely won't help Offset's cause as his case starts to look worse and worse each week. Offset had additional charges stacked onto his already expansive list after he was allegedly involved in a jail fight. According to Black, Cephus became angry after hearing a conversation between the victim, Bradley Collin Weathers, and another man and started kicking Weathers in the head and face when he was lying down.
Offset's attorney, Drew Findling claims his client is being unfairly targeted and that police have failed to prove ownership of the seven guns and assortment of weed and codeine found at the scene of their original arrest.
Offset is currently in jail without bond after being arrested on April 18 during a Migos concert at Georgia Southern University when police were tipped off about possible illegal activities in their dressing room and found guns and drugs on their persons. In addition to the new legal troubles stemming from the alleged Saturday fight in jail, Cephus is also facing charges including possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, marijuana possession, carrying a weapon in a school safety zone (felony) and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
Migos has had to postpone their "Yung Rich Nation" tour already from May to July. These new developments may force the trio to move back the tour once again unless Offset gets a major break in the case.
The trio plan on releasing their album, YRN: Tha Album, on June 16, though this could put a damper on the party.