Mystikal is a free man. According to TMZ, the New Orleans rapper lastly posted his $three million greenback bond on Tuesday after serving the previous 18 months in a Louisiana jail for an alleged rape cost. Sources say the cash got here from an advance for a brand new recording deal, and funds raised by Mystikal’s household and pals.
The rapper’s lawyer Tim Yazbeck confirmed his consumer’s launch to TMZ on Tuesday: “It’s been a very long time coming for Mike, however now he can get again to being the artist he’s, doing what he loves, and seeing his children once more.”
If you are unaware, the costs stem from a 2016 incident when the New Orlean rapper was arrested for allegedly raping a girl after a live performance in Shreveport, Louisiana. Mystikal pleaded not responsible to the costs in December 2017 and is predicted to return to trial this May. Mystikal’s lawyer, Joel Pearce, stated he’s assured the rapper will stroll away confirmed harmless. “Based on the entire proof now we have, we strongly imagine that an amicable decision isn’t solely doable however possible as an end result on this case and that Michael Tyler won’t ever be made to return to jail for against the law he didn’t commit,” Pearce stated.
For now, Mystikal is a free man till his trial in May. We’ll preserve you posted.