& Abel, once part of Master P's No Limit
empire, were sentenced to three years in Federal prison
A U.S. District
Court Judge accepted the rappers' plea last year, in
which Kane & Abel admitted to lying to Federal Agents
about jailed New Orlean's murderer and drug kingpin
Richard Pena. The Judge in the case, Judge Sarah Vance
gave the brothers the maximum sentence for the charge
of lying to Federal Agents.
to prosecuters, Kane & Abel met Richard Pena while
students at Xavier University. He allegedly financed
their music career and shen their relationship soured,
he put them to work as drug couriers. Pena pleaded guilty
to eight murders. "We
feel that was unfair, and we plan to appeal," Abel
view is that the sentence was harsher than it needed
to be under both the law and the facts of the case,"
Kane & Abel's attorney, Richard Westling said.
Abel will check into an as yet unknown prison October
10th, to begin serving their time. "We're happy
to get this thing behind us, and we know that our company
won't miss a beat and we'll be back in no time,"
their sentence, the brothers remained busy. Their label,
Most Wanted Records, will release a compilation titled
Most Wanted Boys, with guest appearances from Snoop
Dogg, Juvenile and Most Wanted Acts 5th Ward Weebie
and Boss Player.