Beanie Sigel to Complete Prison Sentence in Halfway House

Rapper’s lawyer confirms to BET.com that he has been transferred to a facility in Philadelphia area.

Posted: 08/15/2014 11:20 AM EDT

(Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

From the big house to a halfway house.

That’s Beanie Sigel's current predicament after he was released from the Federal Correctional Institution in Schuylkill County Pennsylvania on Thursday (Aug. 14).

Friday morning, Sigel's longtime lawyer, Fortunato N. Perri, confirmed with BET.com that the MC has been transferred to a Philadelphia halfway home, where he'll serve the remainder of his sentence until early December.

"It gives him a chance to be reintegrated back into the community," Perri said. "It’s a wonderful program through the [Federal] Bureau of Prisons."‬

Sigel served more than two years in prison for tax evasion and drug possession, which he was allowed to serve concurrently.

A photo of Beans was tweeted Thursday morning by Wayno of Triangle Offense Management with the caption "My n---a back" and later reposted by DJ Drama. In June, Mack's frequent collaborator, Scarface, told DJ Whoo Kid that Sigel will be rapping with "malicious intent" when he returns to the rap game.

The former Roc-A-Fella rapper's release came nearly two weeks after the release of Remy Ma, who walked out of New York's Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women on Aug. 1 after serving more than six years in prison for a July 2007 shooting.

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