American rappers, Lil Wayne and Kodak Black have been pardoned by Donald Trump just before leaving office.
The rappers alongside over 70 people were granted clemency by Trump just before he left office officially. Lil Wayne who was a supporter of the controversial president hadn’t yet been sentenced after pleading guilty in December to carrying a loaded firearm while traveling on a private jet.
The “Lolipop” crooner faced a sentence of up to 10 years in prison having previously served eight months in jail in New York, after being convicted of criminal possession of a 45-caliber handgun. Kodak, on the other hand, was sentenced back in 2019 to nearly four years in prison, also received a pardon on Wednesday had pleaded guilty to weapons charges due to his arrest back in May 2019.