“Donald Trump Pardons Lil Wayne And Kodak Black”
With Donald Trump rounding up his administration, his last hours consisted of giving out pardons. On that list of pardons were rapper Lil Wayne and Kodak Black.
Both rappers were charged for possession of firearms. Lil Wayne pleaded guilty to illegal possession of a loaded weapon. As he was boarding on a private jet traveling to Miami in December 2020.
On December 28, 2019, a tip was given to the Miami police and federal agent anonymously that made his jet got searched. Although there were drugs on his jet. He was only charged for any but the illegal possession of a firearm.
Wayne was also convicted on gun charges in 2007. His pardon was not that surprising. Since the rapper had endorsed Trump for re-election last year October after uploading a post picture, which did not go well for him on social media.
Kodak Black has been in custody since March 2020. After he attempted to cross the Canadian-American border. Kodak was charged for possession of firearms. He pleaded guilty to the charges.
Trump was expected to pardon himself and his family members. But was advised by doing so. It would mean he would have to admit to crimes.
The former Mayor of Detriot Kwame Kilpatrick had been serving 28 years in prison. He also was granted a pardon.