Petey Pablo has been locked up for the last 2 years on a gun smuggling charge. The "Raise Up" rapper was sentenced to 35 months when he attempted to take a stolen gun through airport security back in September of 2010.
The lives of rappers are in the spotlight daily, allowing the public to constantly observe what these rappers are up to. Whether they are topping the charts, or involved in a media frenzy, the public is always in the know.
Along with recent interview for Power 105's the Breakfast Club, as well as an uninspired performance on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Rick Ross also paid a visit to MTV's RapFix Live as part of his Mastermind publicity.
Rumors of Lil Boosie's release have been circulating over the past couple of months, but a new report seems to be a little more concrete. Ashley Kalmanowitz, a rep for Atlantic Records has announced that Boosie will attend a press conference on March 10th.
Lil Boosie has been incarcerated since 2009, and while many rumors of his return to rap have circulated since his prison bid began, it seems as though the Baton Rouge cult legend is finally coming home.
Young Buck was released from prison last month, and the rapper is definitely taking advantage of his newfound freedom. Buck, who spent 2 years locked up, recently sat down with Fox News to speak on his new outlook on life.
After being found guilty of all charges back in June, Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond's sentencing was made official this week. The former music exec was served with a life sentence in Brooklyn federal court yesterday.
Lauryn Hill loves writing her fans letters. After she got out of prison, serving an 18-month sentence for tax evasion, she wrote another letter in recent times, this one being a "Letter of Recognition" to her supporters.
Members of the Golden State Warriors organization took a trip to San Quentin penitentiary to play some "prison ball" with inmates, and this isn't a rare occurrence. Warriors head coach, and NBA legend, Mark Jackson along with assistant coach Brian Scalabrine,
Last we heard about Young Buck, the rapper had finally got out debt, and he did so without having to pay back 50 Cent and G-Unit. Now here's another good piece of news when it comes to Buck: he's a free man!
Things haven't been going so well for Gucci Mane as of late. He was arrested in Atlanta last week after threatening police officers who responded to a neighbour's complaint of "irregular behaviour" from him.
Kevin Gates, a New Orleans, Baton Rouge native, had a tough time leaving the street life alone to focus completely on his music. It's a feat he seems to have finally accomplished though, but his troubled past is still well-documented in his lyrics.
Lil Wayne did a very memorable interview with Katie Couric right around the release of Tha Carter III back in 2008, and this Monday, he'll be joining her once again on her talkshow (hopefully he'll refrain from calling her "Miss Katie" this time).