Rapper Lil Wayne placed in punitive segregation cell at Rikers Island due to MP3 player incident.Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne will now spend the rest of his sentence in solitary confinement because of a previous incident in which he was caught with a MP3 player.
The NYDailyNews.com reports that the rapper was sent to what is referred to as a punitive segregation cell, more commonly known as an isolation cell, on Monday, October 4 the moment a cell became available.
"He's not in an area where he is mingling with other inmates - ever," a Correction Department source revealed to the NYDailyNews.com.
Punitive segregations cells are typically reserved for inmates who
have committed violent infractions.
The rapper began his sentence at Rikers Island in May and is currently scheduled to be released on November 4.
Although Lil Wayne is currently serving time at Rikers the rapper released a free mixtape entitled I Am Not A Human Being last month on his birthday September 26. A physical version of the mixtape will be made available in stores on Tuesday, October 12.