Rarely does a trap god get a drop like this.
Maryland-born, Morehouse-educated photog Cam Kirk will release never-before-seen pics of Gucci Mane in an art installation opening this Saturday (May 30).
"I’ve been sitting on these pictures of Gucci since I first started taking photos," Kirk told Mass Appeal. "He’s one of the first artists I got to work with."
Around that time (circa 2012), Gooch had just served a six month bid for battery and disorderly conduct. And within a couple of years, he was back in jail for a pair of run-ins with fans –– one of which involved a fight after he refused to take a photo with a soldier.
The polarizing star is now serving a three year sentence for weapons possession; he's expected home in 2017.
"That was so early in my career that photography wasn’t even a focus for me," Kirk said of when he managed to get a glimpse of Gucci. "... But I never put them out, I never really knew what to do with them. I knew I just wanted to hold them for something worthwhile — because that’s Gucci Mane."
"I don’t want this to be an exploitation of Gucci," Kirk continued. "The event’s free — it costs you not-a-penny to come in." And if that's not innocent enough, it will be held at an abandoned East Atlanta church.
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(Photo: Cam Kirk)