Damon Dash Music
Group’s star rapper Beanie Sigel was released this morning (August 9) from a
Federal Correctional Institution in Fairton, New Jersey.
Sigel was welcomed
home by his mother, Michelle Brown-Derry, his fiancée Melissa and DDMG’s
Damon Dash and Kareem "Biggs" Burke.
Sigel entered prison
on November 8 and was released after serving most of a one year sentence for
gun possession charges.
Sigel was already
tried for attempted murder last April, stemming from a July 2003 shooting outside
of a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania bar.
A mistrial was
declared when the jury could not reach a verdict.
Sigel during his stint behind bars. His latest release The B. Coming
debuted at #3 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart, the highest of Sigel’s career.
The album has moved
over 300,000 copies since being released in March.
Sigel is immediately
planning a tour to support The B. Coming and he will also drop a DVD
The DVD will include
personal commentary from Sigel himself, BET’s uncut three part special "The
Truth", "The Trial" and "House Arrest", the "Feel
It In The Air" video and never before seen concert footage from a performance
at club Exit in New York City.