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Gucci Mane announces first Atlanta appearances since prison release

A few weeks after being released from prison , Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane is apparently ready to return to performing.

The Mansion Elan on Clairmont Road is the site of Gucci’s “Welcome Home” concert at 10 p.m. Friday, June 17. Tickets are $50 with VIP and Super VIP options at $100 and $200, respectively. Visit for more ticket details.

Then on Saturday, June 18, Gucci will perform at an event seemingly tied to the Hot 107.9 weekend Birthday Bash festivities.

That event takes place at the Premiere1 Multiplex (formerly Club Obsessions) in Decatur. Tickets are $60 and available at

The rapper legally known as Radric Davis was released from an Indiana prison last month after pleading guilty in 2014 to assaulting a fan who wanted to take a photo with him. He was sentenced to three years, but his lawyer, Drew Findling, filed a motion earlier this year that Davis hadn’t received credit for time previously served.

At the time of his release, Findling said that a few months of house arrest was part of the agreement for Davis’ release.


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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.