It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and Gunna is ready to raise spirits! The 5th annual “Great Giveaway,” featuring Gunna, in partnership with Goodr Organization and Wal-Mart, tried to make this happen for many families.
Unfortunately, due to safety concerns, Walmart cut ties with the organization and the artist.
Moreover, Goodr released a statement, to AllHipHop, regarding the changing events.
“Gunna and the entire Goodr team were looking forward to brightening the holidays of the 1,000 families that registered.” In addition, “We are aware of how much the promised gifts meant to those families, and we are collectively working to find an alternate solution. Registered families will be updated about the event’s status. Goodr apologizes for any inconvenience this unexpected turn of events has caused.”
Ultimately, Gunna and Goodr take matters into their own hands to spread holiday cheer. The organization and Gunna will distribute $100 gift cards to the pre-registered families in College Park.
The CEO and founder of Goodr, Jasmine Crowe, also released a statement on social media.
“It was essential to Gunna, his Great Giveaway Family Foundation, and Goodr to make sure that families received the assistance promised to them no matter what.”
Gunna’s Racketeering Charges
At a virtual hearing on Dec 14, Sergio Kitchens, known as Gunna, was released from prison and pleaded guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge. Therefore as a part of the YSL, Young Slime Life, Kitchen’s sentence held five-years total with one year in prison. The indictment is against the label and also Young Thug.
According to prosecutors, the YSL alleges it is a criminal street gang that claims affiliations with the Bloods. Young Thug, Gunna, and 26 others faced racketeering charges back in 2021.
Moreover, Young Thug is hit with new charges including possession of a machine gun. The charges are in relation back in 2015, when Thug rented a vehicle that was involved in the murder of Donovan “peanut” Thomas Jr. Judge Glanville has denied the motion to throw out any evidence.
Additionally, the two artists have been incarcerated in the last six months with many denied bond requests. Nonetheless, judge Ural Glanville confirmed the legal proceedings to begin on January 9, 2023, reports 11Alive.
As a result, Gunna clarifies he will not be in any involvement with the authorities, he tells WSBN-TV.
Edited By: Nikita Serdiuk