Chi-Ali Up For Parole In Early 2012

posted Tuesday June 21, 2011 at 07:35AM PDT | 12 comments

Chi-Ali Up For Parole In Early 2012

The Native Tongues member could be released from his 14-year sentence in February 2012.

Native Tongues member Chi-Ali is currently serving a 14-year bid for second-degree murder at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in New York. But the rapper may be released sooner than expected.

According to court records, the 35-year-old, whose real name is Chi-Ali Griffith, is up for parole on February 28, 2013 following a parole hearing in October 2012. The minimum sentence he can serve is 12 years with a maximum of 14 years, which falls on February 28, 2015.

Before entering prison in 2004, the Bronx, New York native released one album in 1992, The Fabulous Chi-Ali, which was recorded at the age of 14. In 2000, he murdered a man named Sean Raymond, whose sister he was dating at the time. He was later charged with his murder.

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