Rapper G Herbo charged
Rapper G Herbo and two other men are facing weapons charges after they were allegedly caught with loaded guns during a traffic stop Thursday night in the South Loop.
Central District officers conducted the stop about 10:35 p.m. in the first block of East Roosevelt Road, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Herbert Wright, 22, of the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood; Deavonte Royale Kimbale, 25, of Compton, California; and Marchello Walton, 36, of Phenix City, Alabama, were all arrested after the stop when the officers found that they were each armed with a loaded gun, police said.
Wright is a rapper who performs under the name G Herbo and has collaborated with artists including Nicki Minaj, Chance the Rapper, Chief Keef and Common, according to his website.
Each of the men was charged with a felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a loaded weapon in a vehicle without a FOID card, police said. They were all expected to appear in bond court on Friday.
Herbert Randall Wright III (born October 8, 1995), better known by his stage name G Herbo, (formerly Lil Herb) is an American rapper and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois.
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Wright grew up in Chicago. He dropped out of school when he was 16. He was influenced by Meek Mill, Jeezy, Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti