Tony Yayo Released From Prison

Original G-Unit member Tony Yayo was released from a federal jail facility in New York yesterday, his second release from prison this year.The rapper had been in federal prison since early January for carrying a fake passport, which is a federal violation. The incident occurred one day after he was released from jail after serving one year for bail jumping.After being arrested for a weapons-possession charge on New Year’s Eve 2002, it was discovered Yayo already had an outstanding weapons-possession charge.The Queens native spent the entire year of 2003 locked down while 50 Cent

skyrocketed to success, bringing Lloyd Banks and G-Unit newcomer Young BucK with him.Yayo was featured on 50’s record-breaking debut Get Rich Or Die Tryin’, but his vocals were sparse on the G-Unit album.While Interscope Records had planned to release new albums by Banks and Buck

this summer, it has also been reported Yayo’s debut album will also be out this year.An attorney for Yayo told MTV the rapper went straight to the studio upon his release to record new songs. A spokesperson for Interscope could not confirm the information.Look for Tony Yayo to appear alongside 50 Cent and the rest of the G-Unit next month at Summer Jam ’04, New York radio station Hot 97’s annual

concert.

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