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Escape the Room with Kevin Gates

We followed the Luca Brasi 3 rapper into the depths of his new trap house-themed escape room (yes, that's a thing that exists) in Los Angeles.
Paul Thompson
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John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole for a 10th Time

Mark David Chapman will remain at the Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, New York, after a three-person board rejected his latest parole bid.
Alex Robert Ross
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Florida's Prisoners Are Getting Screwed Out of $11 Million of Music They Purchased

A new multimedia tablet program means that inmates will be unable to keep the mp3s and players they purchased under a previous for-profit program.
Kim Kelly
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Meek Mill Is Free

"While the past five months have been a nightmare, the prayers, visits, calls, letters and rallies have helped me stay positive," the rapper said in a statement this afternoon.
Alex Robert Ross
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Meek Mill Won't Let His Family See Him in Prison

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Meek Mill talks about his plans after his time served in prison.
Kristin Corry
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Reverend Al Sharpton to Meet Meek Mill in Prison on Monday

“I think this is about an injustice that is representative of many young men of color that face an abuse of a probation or parole system,” the civil rights activist said of Meek Mill's incarceration.
Alex Robert Ross
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Watch Gucci Mane's Candid ESPN Interview

He joined Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones on 'Highly Questionable' to talk everything from prison to addiction.
Alex Robert Ross

Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokno Wants to Make Pussy Dangerous Again

We spoke with the iron-willed Russian activist and musician about prison reform, the dangers of a Trump presidency, and vagina power.
Kim Kelly
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7,665 Days: This Is What It's Like to See Tool Live Again After 21 Years in Prison

Tool's music stuck with me, even though I was hardly able to listen to it for decades.
Seth Ferranti
Longreads Or Whatever

How a Kid Running an Obscure Music Forum Became the Target Of the UK's Biggest Ever Piracy Case

From his bedroom in North East England, Kane Robinson ran a music forum for 12,000 enthusiastic indie fans. But did a uni student with no prior convictions really deserve two years in prison?
Joe Zadeh

Blood, Black Metal, and Torture: The A to Z of Gorgoroth

From church-burning to fashion lines, we break down the lurid history of one of Norwegian black metal's most infamous bands.
Kim Kelly

Lamb of God Vocalist D. Randall Blythe Is Bringing His Incredibly Stark, Emotive Photography to NYC

Explore the stories behind a few of Blythe's favorite shots from his 'Show Me What You're Made Of' photo exhibition at Sacred Gallery NYC.
Noisey Staff