Former Master P No Limit Records rapper McKinley “Mac” Phipps Jr. has finally been granted parole after more than two decades of being in prison.
Mac has made many claims that he didn’t do the crime he went in for, but at this point, it doesn’t matter anymore due to the fact that he’s already been set to go home at an early release. According to WDSU, The big news was brought to Mac on Tuesday (June 22.)
Mac and murder
Back in 2000, Mac was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Barron C Victor. Jr and was sentenced to 30 years in prison in 2001 for manslaughter. Before the tragic incident, the No Limit Records rapper was set to perform at the very same venue where Victor, Jr. was murdered.
Supporters and happiness
Besides his friends and industry pals excitement over the great news, the rapper’s wife Angelique Phipps shared her reaction and thanked those who supported her husband when things became tough.
“Today marks the end of a long fight for justice,” Phipps told WDSU. “Today we are looking towards a brighter future for our family. We are grateful to all of those who have never wavered in their support of Mac’s innocence.”
Additionally, The Louisiana Parole Board voted collectively in Mac’s favor, in where his case was restored after he was granted clemency by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards this April.
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