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Lil Wayne and Kodak Black were granted pardons by President Donald Trump on his last day in office.

Wayne, real name Dwayne Carter, received a full pardon on the federal weapons charge he pled guilty to in December.

Black, government name Bill Kapri, received a commutation of his 46-month sentence for falsifying information on federal forms to buy firearms in 2019.

Black made headlines last year when he tweeted that he would donate $1 million to charity if Trump released him from prison early.

"President Trump and his administration have been tireless advocates on behalf of the African-American community," Bradford Cohen, attorney for both rappers, told Rolling Stone in a statement. "These pardons are a perfect example of this administration following up on its reforms and commitments."

The pardons were granted on Tuesday night - Trump's final full day in the White House before Joe Biden takes over as POTUS.

Among Trump's list of 143 pardons and commutations is Death Row Records co-founder Michael "Harry-O" Harris who served 32 years in prison for attempted murder and drug trafficking charges.

"That's great work for the president and his team on the way out," said rapper Snoop Dogg who quietly worked with the Trump administration for Harris' release. "They did some great work while they was in there, and they did some great work on their way out. Let them know that I love what they did."

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Trump also commuted the prison sentence of former Detroit mayor Kwame Malik Kilpatrick.

Kilpatrick will walk out of prison a free man after serving nearly 8 years of his 28-year sentence for bribery, racketeering, extortion and fraud charges.

Kilpatrick, 50, cannot hold public office for 20 years after his conviction.

"Tiger King" star Joe Exotic will not be released from prison where he is currently serving a 22-year sentence for masterminding a murder-for-hire plot against rival Carole Baskin.

Exotic was so confident he'd be granted a pardon that he booked a limousine to wait on standby outside the prison walls if his pardon was granted.

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Kwame Kilpatrick will serve out the rest of his 28-year prison sentence, the Bureau of Prisons announced on Tuesday night.

Rumors spread this week that the former Detroit mayor, who was sentenced to 28 years on corruption charges, would receive an early release after inmates died during a Covid-19 outbreak at Oakdale federal prison complex in Louisiana.

Reports claimed Kilpatrick, 49, would be released to his mother's home in Georgia this week.

Kilpatrick's friends and family's were hopeful when state lawmakers appealed to President Donald Trump on his behalf.

The ex-husband of Kilpatrick's sister confirmed the rumors after claiming to have seen an email from Kilpatrick himself advising them of his impending release.

But on Tuesday, May 26, the federal Bureau of Prisons said Kilpatrick will remain incarcerated at the federal correctional institution in Oakdale to serve out his 28-year sentence.

Corrections officers sued the prison over the lack of masks and gloves for their protection when they come in contact with infected inmates.

Other high-profile inmates have since walked out of federal prisons, including Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, Trump's former consigliere Michael Cohen, and Black Mafia Family drug kingpin Terry "Southwest T" Flenory.

A "rare" 2007 greeting card featuring embattled Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his wife Carlita and their 3 sons is the subject of an intense bidding war on eBay at this hour.

The current bid stands at $154 and was said to be placed by the Mayor's former lover Christine Beatty who wanted the greeting card to remember him by since he hung her out to dry has reportedly taken up with another woman who isn't his wife.

Beatty resigned her position as the Mayor's chief of staff yesterday after text messages revealed the extent of her sordid relationship with the Mayor. Po' thang.