Mystikal has been sitting in jail since final Summer. The raspy rapper, who made a reputation for himself within the early 2000’s with hits like “Shake Ya Ass” and “Danger (Been So Long),” was charged with first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping. According to KSLA, a choose just lately turned down Mystikal’s plea to have his bond lowered.
Caddo Parish Judge Romana Emanuel struck down the request to cut back the bail from $three million to $500,000 on Thursday (October four). Mystikal was thrown in Caddo Correctional Center final August, and he’s nonetheless awaiting trial. His subsequent listening to date is ready for October 25. Born Michael Lawrence Tyler, the 48-year-old rapper plead not responsible to the costs that stem from an alleged sexual assault that occurred in October 2016 at a on line casino in Shreveport. Two different suspects have been charged together with Mystikal. 26-year-old Darnell Holman is being charged with the identical two costs as Mystikal, and 42-year-old Tenichia Monieck Wafford is dealing with one depend obstruction justice.
Mystikal has an extended historical past with the legislation that has stunted his success as a rapper. He spent a number of years in jail for sexual battery and extortion, and is a register intercourse fender. He was additionally hit with a home abuse cost when he was launched from jail, which was a violation his probation.