Young Thug’s Tour Manager Sentenced To 20 Years For Spraying Up Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus

| November 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jimmy Carlton, Young Thug’s tour manager pleaded guilty to spraying up Lil Wayne’s tour bus. He was sentenced to 20 years for the crime: 10 in prison and 10 on probation. No one was injured in the shooting.Photo via

It didn’t take long for the Lil Wayne Young Thug beef get to critical levels back in April. Fortunately, and unlike the Tupac and Biggie beef, no one was injured. However a young 25-year-old was sentenced to 20 years for unloading on Lil Wayne’s tour bus.

In Young Thug’s music video for Halftime, gunman Jimmy Winfrey can be seen holding an assault rifle, while the lyrics threaten to ‘pop Lil Wayne in the noggin’


And although no one was injured in the crime he will now serve one year of his life per $1000 of damage he caused.

The man, who served as a tour manager for Young Thug has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for spraying up his tour bus.

Jimmy Carlton Winfrey pleaded guilty on Friday to six counts of violating the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act reports:

The April shooting occurred when a car pulled up alongside 32-year-old Lil Wayne and his entourage and opened fire before fleeing.

Winfrey was allegedly driving his white Camaro when he fired the shots, causing more than $20,000 worth of damage to the buses. Police said he fired the shots to gain ‘street cred.’


The 25-year-old had been indicted on 30 counts, however prosecutors will not pursue the other charges as part of a plea deal.

In addition to having him serve 10 years behind bars, Superior Court Judge Mary E. Staley also sentenced him to 10 years on probation. Despite his sentence he is eligible for parole however.

Prosecutors said Winfrey threatened Lil Wayne, real name Wayne Carter, at an Atlanta nightclub then left. He later fired on two buses in the rapper’s entourage after they left the venue, however no one was injured.

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