Chief Keef Charged With Felony In 2011

There may be truth to Chief Keef’s lyrics.

In “I Don’t Like,” Chief Keef raps, “I done got indicted selling all white.”

In today’s Hip Hop industry, plenty of artists “flex,” or lie, on a track. But Chief Keef is really about what he raps about.

At age 15, Chief Keef, born Keith Cozart, was charged with manufacture and delivery of h-----, a Class X felony, according to the police records obtained by He was sentenced to home confinement.

The Interscope artist would later have a run-in with the law that would forever change his life.

On Dec. 2, 2011, Police responded to a call of shots fired just before noon on the 6100 block of South Indiana, according to

Police confronted Chief Keef as he was walking out of his grandmother’s apartment complex. Chief Keef, who was 16 years old at the time, brandished a loaded “blue-steel handgun” and eluded police for a half-block before being apprehended.

While in pursuit, police fires several shots at Cozart, but missed, according to a police report obtained by

Though the rapper, born Keith Cozart, didn’t fire his weapon, he did point his gun at officers- twice.

Cozart reportedly was charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a firearm on a police officer and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon- all felonies. He was sentenced to home confinement at his grandmother’s house- the same home where the viral “I Don’t Like” music video was shot.

Chief Keef later signed a multi-million dollar deal with Interscope Records.

Check out Chief Keef’s viral “I Don’t Like” music video below.

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