Quando Rondo’s Attorney Mentions Music Legends Ray Charles & Led Zeppelin During Bond Hearing

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Quando Rondo‘s attorney mentioned music legends Led Zeppelin and Ray Charles while arguing to secure his client’s release on bond following an arrest on drug charges.

The Atlanta rapper made an appearance in court for a bond hearing on Friday (June 23) and submitted a letter of support from his label, Atlantic Records, according to Georgia news outlet WTOC 11.

“He’s got the support of one of the greatest record labels in this country. The same record label as Led Zepplin and Ray Charles, that’s his label,” Rondo’s defense attorney Jonah Pine told the court. “They’ve provided a letter to us, it’s very heartfelt and talks about his career.”

As part of their argument for his bond, his attorneys say that ankle monitoring would be difficult due to the amount of travel required. The state argued in response that because of his suspected involvement in the Rollin’ 60s gang, he is dangerous and likely to run away.

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Quando Rondo

State attorney Christian Stolfe said “The Rollin’ 60s are currently one of the largest and most violent street gangs in Savannah. That man is a leader of it. That is a dangerous community,” said state attorney Christian Stolfe.

Rondo’s bond has yet to be decided by Judge Tammy Stokes, but she has stated that she is “taking all of the information presented by both sides and thinking it over.”

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Quando Rondo

Quando was arrested on Friday (June 16) in Macon, GA. The officials told TMZ that the rapper (real name Tyquian Terrel Bowman) allegedly worked with up to 18 other individuals to engage in drug deals between October 2022 and June 2023.

As per TMZ, Rondo was charged with “2 counts of conspiracy to violate Georgia’s controlled substances law, 1 count of participating in criminal activity affiliated with a street gang, and 1 count of illegal use of a cell phone to facilitate a drug deal.”

He’s currently being held in the Chatham County jail. A date for a decision on his bond has not yet been set.