The Game charged with felony in LA

The rapper could face five years in jail

The Game was charged in Los Angeles today (June 4) with making a criminal threat and possessing a firearm in a school.

The felony charges are a result of a fight the rapper was involved in during a basketball game on February 24 in South Los Angeles.

The Game, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, allegedly pulled a gun from his Cadillac Escalade after punching a player on the opposing team and threatening to shoot him, reports the Associated Press.


The rapper was arrested on May 11 at his home in Glendale, California and was released on $50,000 bail.

He is due to be arraigned tomorrow (June 5) in Los Angeles. If convicted, he could face up to five years in jail.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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