Tee Grizzley Shares His Probation Journey in New Documentary
Despite living the dream as a successful rapper, Tee Grizzley is still going through the very real hardships of probation. Yesterday (Nov. 14), the Detroit rapper, who just dropped his mixtape Still My Moment, released a brand new documentary that highlights his journey to stardom as he deals with the pitfalls of the parole system.
For the unfamiliar, the "Wake Up" rapper's parole originally began on Oct. 18, 2016 after he served a sentence for his role in a string of robberies at Michigan State University. Grizzley was charged with second-degree home invasion and sentenced on Sept. 30, 2015 to a minimum of one year and six months to a maximum of 15 years.
In the documentary, we see highlights of Grizzley's shows, behind-the-scenes footage of him speaking to major players in his career. Throughout the doc, we see everyone from Gary Vaynerchuk to his incarcerated mother and brother. The short doc also includes exclusive interviews with artists and producers who came up with Tee during his rise to fame. One of them is producer Helluva, who made beats for seven songs from Grizzley's most recent project.
Grizzley also speaks on all the setbacks of his career that were caused by his probation including missing out on an opportunity to perform with Chance The Rapper and his recent arrest. Back in August, he was arrested for violating the terms of his parole and taken to the Detroit Reentry Center, which is a facility adjacent to the jail that holds "parolees, parole violators, probationers and prisoners."
Watch Tee Grizzley's new documentary "Off Parole" below.
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