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More than 150 inmates are suing the Mississippi Department of Corrections, citing “barbaric” and horrific conditions at the state’s prisons. Specifically, rappers Yo Gotti and Jay-Z have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of 152 individuals, with the focus being on the infamous Mississippi State Penitentiary, commonly known as the Parchman prison, where at least…

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Yo Gotti and Jay-Z followed through on their threat to file a lawsuit against the deplorable and inhumane conditions inside of nearly 30 Mississippi prisons. Yo Gotti enlisted the help of a high-powered attorney from Team Roc, the philanthropic arm of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, to shine a harsh spotlight on the dangerous – and often…

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Hip-hop impresario Jay-Z and rap star Yo Gotti threatened two top state officials in Mississippi with a lawsuit because of abhorrent and “inhumane” prison conditions in the state. The two hip-hop heavyweights penned a scorching letter late last week promising that they will sue the state if prison conditions aren’t improved. Mississippi prisons have come…

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