The outgoing President of United States, Donald Trump has by reports conferred clemency to rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black in his final day at the White House.
In a statement by the White House that was let out at the night of Tuesday, Trump granted 73 pardons and commuted the sentences of 70 additional individuals with Lil Wayne and Kodak Black on the list.
Recall that 38 years old Lil Wayne pleaded guilty in December 2019 for the ownership of a gold-plated handgun loaded with bullets when the jet he hired alighted in Miami last month
He is to be jailed for up to 10 years having before now, served eight months in jail in New York, for criminally possessing a weapon.
While 23 years old Bill Kahan Kapri, popularly referred to as Kodak Black, is in federal prison for lying in order to pay for a firearm. He was jailed for 46 months in prison on federal weapons charges in 2019.
Among those also granted clemency:
• Lil Wayne
• Kodak Black
• Michael “Harry O” Harris
• Elliott Broidy
• And his former chief strategist Steve Bannon.