Gucci Mane’s 1017 Information has seen some actually tough occasions just lately. Going again to 2018, the label has seen its roster depleted by incarceration and deaths. Rappers from the label who’ve been locked up embody Foogiano, Hoodrich Pablo Juan, Hotboy Wes, Mac Critter, and Pooh Shiesty, whereas final yr, Big Scarr died at simply 22 years outdated.
Nevertheless, regardless of these bleak situations, there may be some excellent news: Ralo, one of many first present 1017 rappers to be locked up, is house free after serving 5 years of an eight-year sentence. Ralo had been arrested in 2018, accused of trafficking over $2 million in marijuana, and as a result of each the vagaries of the damaged justice system and the COVID-19 pandemic, languished in quite a lot of jails for almost 4 years earlier than even getting a court date in early 2022. He was credited for this time together with a yr and a half for good habits, therefore his “early” launch.
The 28-year-old was greeted exterior the federal penitentiary by household and pals in a video posted on-line, beaming from ear to ear as he celebrated his hard-earned freedom
Whereas it stays to be seen if he can decide up the place he left off — his most up-to-date mixtape 97 Months was launched in April this yr — the silver lining is that his onetime mentor Gucci Mane was in a position to get well from his personal stint in jail and are available again greater and higher than ever. If anybody has tips on bouncing again, it’ll be him.