Royce Da 5’9” Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison
XXLMAG.COM has learned that Detroit rapper Royce Da 5’9” was sentenced to one year in prison at a hearing last week (September 21). While specific details surrounding the incident are still unclear, sources close to the rapper confirmed that he was convicted of violating his parole in a Michigan court. He is currently being housed in Detroit’s Oakland County jail, where he is waiting to hear about a possible appeal in the next 30 days. Royce, a former associate of fellow Detroit native Eminem, was hard at work on a collaborative album with DJ Premier at the time of his incarceration.