Master P Hosts Rally in Demand of Brother C-Murder's Prison Release

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Master P performs at 2017 Essence Festival - Day 3 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on July 2, 2017, in New Orleans.

Master P held a rally at Xavier University campus in New Orleans Thursday (July 5) to advocate the release of his brother, C-Murder, from prison. C-Murder is currently serving a life sentence from a 2009 murder charge.

“It’s time for him to come home,” Master P said in the video shared by nola.com. “They have no more witnesses. They already came and recanted their statements.” In June, two key witnesses from the trial recounted their statements, claiming that they were pressured to lie from members of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.    

 “I want this to be about innocent people that are incarcerated,” Master P continued. “Corey told me, he say, ‘If somebody committed a crime, they should be incarcerated.’ I mean, he’s a tough guy, he’s not perfect. But he told me, he said, ‘Big brother, I know I made a lot of mistakes. I named myself what I named myself. I’ve been convicted for my music but you know what? That can’t stop an innocent man and music is not a crime and naming yourself something is not a crime.’”

Watch the video below.

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