First things first: There's no "good" time for a rapper to go to jail. No matter which way you slice it, jail/prison sucks—and we hate that so many rappers have been thrown behind bars over the years. But last week, Meek Mill got sentenced to three to six months in jail for issues surrounding his probation, just a few days after he announced the release date for his sophomore album, Dreams Worth More Than Money.
As a result, there's a chance that he could be locked up when his album drops on September 9, which would obviously be a big blow to the MMG rapper's career. But Meek isn't the first rapper to end up in this predicament. Other MCs have gone away either right at the height of their popularity or right when they were gearing up to drop an album. In light of Meek's situation, here are 10 rappers who went to jail at the worst time possible. The timing of their sentences couldn't have been any worse.
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