Just prior to completion of his White House period, President Donald Trump given last-minute clemency to a prolonged list of people, consisting of rap artists Lil Wayne and Kodak Black.
Hours prior to Joe Biden was set to be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, Trump offered relief for a variety of his political allies on Tuesday, Jan. 19 by providing pardons to 73 individuals and travelling the sentences of 70 others.
Among those getting a pardon was Lil Wayne, née Dwayne Carter Jr., who confronted 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to a federal weapon charge on Dec. 12. The star had actually tweeted his assistance for Trump less than a week prior to the 2020 election.
Meanwhile, rap artist Kodak Black, whose genuine name is Bill Kapri, got a commutation after pleading guilty to a gun charge in March 2020. The 23-year-old entertainer had actually been sentenced to 46 months in federal jail for making an incorrect declaration to purchase the weapon, and has actually served almost half of that time.