Tay-K family and fans have been begging the justice system to reconsider his sentence. The rapper was sentenced to 55 years in prison with a mandatory 27 years to be served before parol consideration on murder charges. This month, Tay-K even used the current Black Lives Matter protest surge to lay out another attempt at freedom. Fans of the artist are celebrating him today, the day of his birth.

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Today #TayK turns 20 years old. He is currently serving 55 years in prison for murder. He will be eligible for parole after no less than 27.5 years.

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