Gucci Mane, one of the greatest and most influential rappers on the planet, has spent the past two years in a prison cell after pleading guilty to firearms possession. But now, after serving 24 months of his 39-month sentence, he’s been released, as The FADER reports. It’ll be fascinating to see how he returns to rap. While he’s been away, previous collaborators like Future and Young Thug have risen to the top of the rap world, so there is absolutely a place for Gucci. And it shouldn’t take long. A few years ago, during his first day out of a previous prison stint, Gucci gave us this:
Don’t be surprised if we get a new song within the next few hours. It’s how Gucci works.