Death Row Records co-founder Michael ‘Harry-O’ Harris has received a pardon from Donald Trump after spending more than three decades behind bars.
Harris is set for release from a California prison after spending 32 years behind bars for attempted murder and cocaine trafficking.
Snoop Dogg, who was signed to Harris’ record label in the 1990s, reportedly sought the help of Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and a selection of justice reform campaigners to lobby Trump for the pardon.
During his time behind bars, Harris has reportedly reinvented himself as an activist and pushed for prison reform.
Michael “Harry-O” Harris, 60, is a music executive who financed the record label known for signing 2pac, Dr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg.While serving prison terms totaling more than 40 years, he financed the start of Death Row Records in 1990s.He reportedly gave a $1.5 million investment to the label’s co-founder Marion “Suge” Knight.