He’d slept three hours in the last two days and hadn’t had a moment to collect himself and wrap his head around the news that he was free. But the morning after his sudden release from prison, Meek Mill was at ease as technicians buzzed around him, hanging lights and setting up booms. We’d assembled at a recording studio in central Philadelphia, expecting to find him loopy and raw after a night of being feted by his town. More
03/19/2018 by PeekYou Team
Author: Justin Ivey / Source: HipHopDX
Chris Brown is apparently looking out for Kodak Black, who has been behind bars since January 18. Kodak hopped on Twitter on Monday (March 19) to announce he is out of solitary confinement and getting some help from Brown. According to Kodak, the chart-topping singer deposited $10,000 in the incarcerated rapper’s prison commissary account. More
11/08/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Kyle Eustice / Source: HipHopDX
Philadelphia, PA – Meek Mill has checked into prison to begin his controversial two to four-year sentence for violating his probation, according to TMZ. His mugshot was taken on Wednesday morning (November 8) and the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections say he’s currently being processed. More
02/28/2017 by PeekYou Team
Oscars’ ‘Gary From Chicago’ finished a 20-year stint in prison just before meeting Hollywood’s A-list
Author: Christie D’Zurilla / Source: latimes.com
A trip to the Oscars would be cool almost any day of the week. But doing that days after being released from decades in prison? That’s what happened to the Oscars’ newest viral sensation, Gary Alan Coe, better known as “Gary From Chicago.” More
02/18/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Kevin Patra / Source: NFL.com
02/07/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Nancy Dillon / Source: NY Daily News
His freedom on the line, The Worm took a no-jail plea deal Monday in a hit-and-run case he previously called a sham. More
01/20/2017 by PeekYou Team
Tonight, Common and the National performed at Show Up!, a free pre-inauguration concert hosted by Planned Parenthood and All Access at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. The show is a “call to action for supporters of reproductive freedom to take action wherever they are.” During his set, Common addressed police brutality, mass incarceration, women’s health, and reproductive rights. Watch clips of the speeches below.
01/04/2017 by PeekYou Team
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson was taken from a California prison, where he is serving a life term, to a hospital for an undisclosed medical issue on Tuesday, news media reported. More
12/20/2016 by PeekYou Team
Source: Rolling Stone
Pusha T tells the story of Norman Brown, a former inmate who spent much of his adult life incarcerated due to mandatory minimum laws, in a new PSA advocating for prison reform.
Brown was found guilty on six counts of crack cocaine distribution, a non-violent offense, but due to prior offenses and sentencing guidelines was given life without parole. At the time, he was 22.
Speaking directly to the camera, Pusha reads Brown’s words, which document how he ended up selling narcotics and how he found his calling in prison as a teacher – following in the footsteps of his mother.
“In 2010, I filed for clemency, but I’d lost hope in the system,” Pusha reads. “I’d been in for fifteen years…