Rapper Gunplay Will Be Swapping Rhymes for Jail Time

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Rapper Gunplay (pictured) turned himself in to Miami authorities on Wednesday afternoon, after a warrant was issued in May for his arrest involving armed robbery with a firearm charges, reports TMZ.

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Gunplay, whose actual name is Richard Morales, was being investigated by police for his possible involvement in an armed robbery that took place earlier this year at a tax preparation office located in Miami-Dade County. The robbery was filmed and Gunplay is viewed on the video, toting a gun.

Co-defendant Randy Jones, 36, was already brought in to custody by police investigators.

Gunplay recently made headlines when he became embroiled in a melee that broke outside the BET Awards in Atlanta earlier this month involving hip-hop mogul 50 Cent and his crew. The fracas was videotaped and Gunplay is viewed getting his head slammed in to a metal barricade. The performer did manage to defend himself but he was clearly outnumbered. He was also pepper sprayed by police during the fighting.

Watch the fight here:

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Following the madness that occurred at the award show, Gunplay’s attorney advised his client to turn himself in to police due to the much-publicized riot that took place, which got the attention of authorities flagged his outstanding warrant with.

In the meantime, Gunplay can expect to stay put in a cell for now since bond is not offered in armed robbery cases.

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