Rhode Island rapper Montana Millz, whose songs include "Sell Drugsz," has been sentenced to 3 years in prison for his life imitating his art.
Prosecutors say 30-year-old Michael Persaud, of Johnston, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Providence, RI, for trafficking heroin and fentanyl. At least he's trading in the good stuff.
Prosecutors say an undercover detective bought nearly three-quarters of an ounce (22 grams) of fentanyl and a small amount of heroin from Millz over a 4 month period beginning in October 2016. Authorities also say they seized 1½ ounces (44 grams) of fentanyl from his home.
Persaud's lawyer, Matthew Smith, calls the sentence "fair and just." Now that's a great lawyer. Prosecutors had asked for a six-year prison term.
Persaud also awaits sentencing in Lebanon County, PA, where a jury convicted him of drug charges.