Annual Gunna Fest to be held in College Park Sept. 17

FILE - Gunna performs at the Wireless Music Festival, Crystal Palace Park, London, England, on...
FILE - Gunna performs at the Wireless Music Festival, Crystal Palace Park, London, England, on Sep. 10, 2021. A judge in Atlanta on Thursday, July 7, 2022, denied bond for rapper Gunna, who's charged with racketeering along with fellow rapper Young Thug and more than two dozen other people. (AP Photo/Scott Garfitt, File)(Scott Garfitt | AP)
Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 10:42 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Despite his recent legal troubles, rapper and Atlanta native Gunna will hold Gunna Fest 2022 on Saturday in College Park.

The festival will be held at the old Target parking lot at 5021 Old National Hwy. from noon until 6 p.m.

Gunna is teaming up with Goodr Grocery Store to provide rides, games and food.

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Gunna, whose real name is Sergio Kitchens, is currently in jail on RICO charges. Prosecutors claim he is a high-ranking member of the YSL street gang.

Gunna is a Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum rapper. On Sept. 16, 2021, the City of South Fulton declared it Gunna Day.

Last year, the City of South Fulton, Georgia declared September 16th to be Gunna Day, the same day Gunna’s Drip Closet and Goodr Grocery Store made its debut at his former school, Robert McNair Middle School.

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According to officials, his recently released single with fellow Atlanta rapper Lil Baby titled “Drip Too Hard,” amassed more than 10,000,000 streams. He has released two albums that were ranked atop the Billboard Top 200 charts.

In January, he released a 19-track album featuring Drake, Future and Young Thug among others.

Born and raised in College Park, the “Drip Season” rapper was influenced by innovative hip-hop from the legendary Atlanta rap group OutKast, Harlem rapper Cam’Ron and fellow Atlanta rapper Future.

Tickets for Gunna Fest are free and available here.