Mystikal rose to fame in the late 90s as a key member of Master P’s No Limit Records. Years of sexual abuse and rape allegations has cost Mystikal his entire career. Now, the rapper is facing life in prison after being indicted by a grand jury for first degree rape and more.

Rolling Stone that the Louisiana rapper could stay behind bars for the remainder of his life. On Wednesday, September 7, Mystikal, real name Michael Tyler, was officially indicted on a charge of first-degree rape and now faces a mandatory life sentence if convicted at trial. In connection with his July arrest, the Ascension Parrish grand jury also charged the “Shake It Fast” rapper with simple criminal damage to property, domestic violence battery by strangulation, simple robbery, and false imprisonment. 

The indictment also states that Mystikal will be charged with possession of heroin, illegal possession of Xanax, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after drugs were found in his home. In July, the victim claimed that she was visiting the rapper’s home when he beat her and forcibly raped her.

The victim also said that during the encounter, the 52-year old rapper took her phone and car keys and refused to let her leave. Police reports say Mystikal eventually let the woman go, after he used her phone and bank account to send himself $150. However, the rapper’s attorney, Joel Pearce is denying that his client is guilty

“It’s an indictment, It means nothing. We look forward to our day in court.”

This isn’t the first time the rapper has found himself in trouble with the law. After his 2003 conviction for sexual assault and extortion, Mystikal is now a lifetime registered sex offender. The rapper is currently being held in ascension Parish Prison without bail. Keep an eye out on Thirsty to see how the situation turns out.

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Shubham Banerjee

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