Jay-Z Sues Mississippi Prisons’ Officials Over Bad Conditions For Inmates
Jay-Z And Yo Gotti bring good news after filed an expected lawsuit against the Mississippi Department of Corrections and the reason is the bad conditions, the lack of staff and funds, that according to the lawsuit led to the death of at least 5 prisoners in the last month.
According to the sources, Jay and his “Roc Team” which is part of Roc Nation, supported by the Roc Nation signee Yo Gotti sent a letter to the Mississippi governor last week, pointing the problem and requiring fast actions to prevent such accidents in the future. Yo Gotti himself started the initiative of launching a legal battle. After there were no immediate steps” taken, now HOV is done talking and filed the lawsuit on Tuesday (January 14).
According to the letter written by Alex Spiro (Jay-Z’s lawyer) “these deaths are a direct result of Mississippi’s utter disregard for the people it has incarcerated and their constitutional rights,”. In case you wonder what the conditions are, TMZ reports that even the water that the convicted prisoners drink is not covering the safety standards.
The first rap billionaire is well known for his power when comes to lawsuits and helping people in any situation. Giving a major help for cases such as 21 Savage’s deportation threat and many more. Now Roc Team focusing on the inmates. Allowing them to get normal conditions and to prevent the violent acts that drag so much death recently.