Nines face jail after admitting to a conspiracy to import 28 kilograms of marijuana from Poland and Spain to the United Kingdom.
Who is Rapper Nines?
Courtney Leon Freckleton (conceived January 17, 1990), expertly named Nines, is an English rapper and lyricist.
In the wake of delivering a progression of blended tapes somewhere in the range of 2011 and 2015. Nines endorsed with XL Recordings and delivered his first collection One Foot Out (2017), which was positioned in the main four on the UK Albums Chart.
Later he delivered a short film called “Yield Circle”. After two days, he delivered a collection with a similar name as the film on April 20, 2018, which included components of craftsmen from WSTRN like Dave, Skrapz, Yung Fume, SL, Ray BLK, and Haile.
The 31-year-old rapper, whose real name is Courtney Freckleton (Courtney Freckleton), pleaded guilty to drug and money laundering charges on Thursday.
He appeared with 35-year-old Jason Thompson in the Harrow Crown Court in northwest London.
The two pleaded guilty to conspiring to import class B drug cannabis from Poland and Spain into the UK between March 10 and July 3 last year, and conspiring to transfer criminal cash.
The court was informed that the conspiracy involved a successful import and a second attempt. The total amount of marijuana allegedly amounted to 28 kg.
Both Nines and Thompson denied two other charges of conspiracy to supply marijuana and conspiracy to supply cocaine. Prosecutor Genevieve Reed stated that prosecutors would not seek a trial on these charges.
Ms. Reid added the money laundering charges £98,000 in debt
Ms. Reid added that the money laundering charges facing the couple totaled £98,000 in debt and the value of drugs.
The two were arrested after conducting raids in London and Borehamwood in Hertfordshire in June. It is understood that the police actions originated from the infiltration of encrypted messaging service Encrochat.
Encrochat attracted thousands of criminals from all over the world but was shut down after being invaded by French investigators last year.
Both Nines and Thompson faced long-term imprisonment and were remanded in custody by Judge Rosa Dean. The case was adjourned.
Nines had previously topped the UK Albums Chart with Crabs In A Bucket. This is his third album, beating Metallica to become No. 1 in 2020.
Last year, he also defeated Stormzy, J Hus, Lianne La Havas, and Mahalia won the Mobo Awards for Best Hip Hop Performance and won the Album of the Year Award.
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