Last month, Ralo shared via social media that he was still behind bars on his federal drug charge from 2018, although he almost posted bail as one of his associates allegedly threw it under the bus. However, things could get better for the Atlanta rapper thanks to a new leniency program that the Biden administration is reportedly working on for non-violent marijuana-related offenses.
According to a report by TMZ Tuesday April 6, activist and former hip-hop producer Weldon Angelos, who produced the We are coming from the LBC the film’s soundtrack, appeared on the point-of-sale live program and revealed that Ralo, born Terrell Davis, could benefit from the program that President Joe Biden’s team is trying to orchestrate. Ralo is currently being held at the Clayton County Detention Center in Ashland, Ala. On federal conspiracy in connection with his 2018 drug case.
Angelos, who was himself reportedly sentenced to 55 years in prison for a marijuana-related offense and received a full pardon from President Trump in December 2020, said the White House had contacted him to assist him in the process. leniency program. Leniency involves the president’s ability to moderate the severity of a punishment as a penalty. The marijuana activist also lobbied for Ralo leniency given that the rules surrounding marijuana in the United States have changed over the years, with some states legalizing the drug.
According to TMZ, in a letter sent to President Biden of The Weldon Project, started by Angelos Weldon, the organization notes that Ralo “faces more than 8 years in prison for breaking the same federal law that many entrepreneurs and corporations violate every day. in 36 states across the country, which are not subject to federal prosecution. “
Included in the letter are the names of rappers and celebrities such as Drake, Lil Baby, 2 Chainz and others who support Ralo who enjoys the mercy of President Biden.
On March 31, Ralo’s Instagram account posted a photo of himself with a caption detailing how his legal team sent documents to President Biden, “begging my forgiveness.”
“TODAY, MY LEGAL TEAM HAS DELIVERED DOCUMENTS DIRECTLY INTO THE HANDS OF PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN AND HIS ADMINISTRATION, ASKING FOR A FORGIVENESS FOR ME. DRAKE NAME WAS # 1 ON THIS LIST IN SUPPORT OF MY FORGIVENESS, WITH DOZENS OF OTHER HIGH-RANKED PEOPLE AND THE HIP HOP COMMUNITY THANK HIM, AND EVERYONE WHO WORKED IN THIS CAUSE. @Forbes ANOTHER USES MY CASE AS A FACE OF JUSTICE ON MARIJUANNA. PUBLIC SUPPORT FROM ALL INFLUENCERS CLICK THE LINK IN MY BIO, VISIT FAMERICANEWS.COM OR WELDONAGLOSPROJECT.COM TO HELP US FREE ME THOUSANDS #PARDONRALO, ”he captioned the Instagram post.
Almost four years ago Ralo was arrested at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport after returning to Georgia in a private plane, which had 444 pounds of marijuana on it, estimated to have a market value of $ 1 million. The rapper was granted a bond of $ 250,000 in July 2020, but after the court determined that it had made drug trafficking with an Apple Watch in prison, Ralo’s link has been revoked.
XXL contacted a representative for Ralo and his lawyer for comment on this.
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