NEW YORK (Billboard) - Jailed rapper Foxy Brown, who was
sentenced to "punitive segregation" after committing three
violations at Rikers Island prison, was released from solitary
confinement this week for good behavior.
Brown, born Inga Marchand, was supposed to do 76 days in
the unit but served only 40. She was sentenced to the punitive
segregation in October after three violations involving
According to reports, Brown, along with four other female
inmates at the Rose M. Singer facility, where the Brooklyn MC
has been jailed since August 22, were given early release.
"Foxy is out and her spirits never wavered," Brown's
manager, Chaz Williams, told Billboard.com. "While in solitary,
she continued to answer each and every fan letter. She also
told me she wrote some pretty hot songs while there. She's back
in the law library and looks forward to ending this chapter in
Brown was sentenced in September to a year in jail for
violating her probation after several arrests, including those
involving an altercation with two nail salon employees in
August 2004 and an assault on a neighbor with a BlackBerry.