Rapper Lil' Kim released from jail after serving ten months
UPI News Service, 07/03/2006
Rapper Kimberly Jones, a/k/a Lil' Kim, was released two months early Monday for good behavior from a Philadelphia jail.
Lil' Kim served 10 months of her 366-day sentence, MTV reported.
The rapper had been convicted on three counts of perjury and one count of conspiracy for her role in a shooting last March outside a New York radio station. Her sentence at the Philadelpha Federal Dentention Center began Sept. 19.
Black Entertainment Television plans to start broadcasting Wednesday at 8 p.m. all six episodes leading up to her imprisonment, the New York Post reported. Titled "Lil' Kim: Countdown to Lockdown," the virtual reality show chronicles the weeks before she went to prison as she was completing a video and winding up business.
The show was the most highly rated series debut in BET's history.