early release

Bobby Shmurda’s Mother Says Her Son Might Be Home Next Month

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According to a report from Don Diva, Bobby Shmurda’s mother Leslie Pollard says that if everything goes as planned, the “Hot N***a” rapper will be released from prison next month. Ms. Pollard said Bobby plans to tell the parole board that if they grant him a conditional release, he’s going to put his nose to […]

Ebony Magazine Joins Coalition of Pastors to Call for the Release of Ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and Debt Forgiveness for Black Farmers

According to a press release from Ebony, the all-Black publication will be joining Bishop T.D. Jakes and more than 20 other pastors in a press conference on Friday, July 3, to request a commutation of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s sentence and debt forgiveness for tens of thousands of African American farmers across the country. […]

R. Kelly Denied Early Release for COVID-19 Concerns for Second Time

Minnesota Judge Issues Bench Warrant for R. Kelly for Not Showing Up to Court

Even though being in jail is a danger during the coronavirus pandemic, but a federal judge has determined that’s not a good enough reason for R. Kelly to be released. For the second time since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, R&B crooner R. Kelly and his legal team have been trying to get the […]

YNW Melly Requests Release From Prison After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

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As more Hip-Hop artists are coming forward with positive tests for COVID-19, Florida artist turned inmate YNW Melly says he’s acutely sick from the novel coronavirus and is afraid that he might die if he’s not released. Melly’s lawyer, Bradford Cohen, had filed a motion to allow the jailed rapper an early release, alleging that […]