Nigerian rapper, Babalola Falemi, better known as Sauce Kid is in the news again. This time around, the rapper has confirmed he actually committed the crime he was jailed for in the U.S.
The ‘Carolina’ rapper said he’s also ready to put the past behind him and move on with his life by focusing on his music career.
In a recent tweet he admitted that he committed the crime while in the U.S., served his punishment, and he’s ready to fill the gaps he left behind in the entertainment industry while he was away.
The rapper tweeted and wrote; “Did the crime, did the time, the post don’t matter, mind over matter, onto other matters #ZuFree.”
The US Based Nigerian rapper was accused of using stolen bank card numbers to manufacture plastic cards which he then used for purchases after using an automated system to change account PIN between July 23 and 26 in 2016 in court documents.
The rapper was initially charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, eight counts each of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, and possession of 15 or more fraudulent bank cards.
But he pleaded guilty to one of the counts of aggravated identity theft and the prosecutors dismissed the other charges exchange for the guilty plea.
Sauce Kid came on the Nigerian music scene in 2005 with his first ever single Omoge featuring the legendary Mike Okri.
In 2006, he dropped his first mixtape ‘Best of Both Worlds: Money Long The Mixtape’, which cemented him a spot in the Nigerian music industry.
— SinzuSMG (@SinzuSMG) April 29, 2018