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When Bobby Shmurda , the charismatic star of the surprise hit "Hot Na," emerged from the back of a New York County Supreme Court room in January, the year-old looked sad and serious. Today he was just another young man before the judge, one of 13 reputed members of the East Flatbush, Brooklyn, alleged gang GS9 "God's Sons" to have his case called. The same month, "Hot Boy" reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot But as Shmurda's wildest dreams were coming true, the New York Police Department was closing in on him. At about 4 a. Police also executed search warrants in East Flatbush.
How an Empire — like rise plays out in real life. Photograph by Bobby Doherty. Ackquille and his friends would hang out there and practice rhymes. Everyone had a nickname. Javase, his older brother, was Jaja. Another pair of brothers in the building, the local basketball stars Chad and Remy Marshall, were Rowdy and Fetti. Pollard was younger than most of the others, something of a mascot until he wormed his way into the action. His large, blindingly white upper deck of teeth sold his smile from blocks away; the others called him Chewy.
Ackquille Jean Pollard born August 4, ,  known professionally as Bobby Shmurda , is an American rapper and songwriter. He signed a deal with Epic Records after his song " Hot Nigga " peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot in On December 24, , New York City Police arrested Shmurda, and he was charged with conspiracy to murder , weapons possession, and reckless endangerment.