Remy Ma & Papoose Wedding Is Off; Ma Sentenced To 8 Years

Published: Tuesday 13th May 2008 by Sam
Remy Ma & Papoose Wedding Is Off According to the NY Daily News, the much talked about jailhouse nuptials between rappers Remy Ma and Papoose was cancelled after Papoose tried to smuggle in…wait for it…handcuff keys. Check out the report:

“A wedding was scheduled today and a visitor to that wedding service was found to be in possession of jail contraband so the wedding was canceled,” a correction official told the Daily News.

“The key that was found today easily opened handcuffs that we and other law enforcement officials use,” the official said.

Now the 29-year-old Brooklyn-born Papoose – real name Shamele Mackie – won’t be able to see his fiancée until November.

“The visitor was sanctioned by not being able to visit Rikers Island again for six months,” the official said. “He was asked to leave.”

So was Papoose trying to break out his rap queen, whose real name is Remy Smith, from the joint?

Neither his or her camp were saying – but Remy has every reason to be eager to get cut loose.

The 26-year-old Terror Squad rap princess faces up to 25 years at today’s sentencing for shooting her friend Makeda Barnes-Joseph in the stomach last July outside a Meatpacking District club.

Papoose was not charged after he voluntarily surrendered the key to authorities.

He was quickly ushered out of the jail and never got to enter the prison island’s Rose M. Singer chapel in which the two were set to say their “I do’s.”

I’m falling over myself here LOL. I mean, what the…

*Update: Remy Ma’s sentence was also handed down today:

Remy Ma has been sentenced to eight years in prison in the shooting a woman outside a Manhattan nightclub

The state Supreme Court sentence was handed Tuesday to the 26-year-old rapper, whose real name is Remy Smith, for assault, weapon possession and attempted coercion.

Remy Ma, who could have faced up to 25 years in prison, was teary-eyed as she heard the sentence.

She says last summer’s shooting was an accident; an appeal is planned.

Correction officials say they called off her weekend wedding at the Rikers Island jail after the groom — fellow rapper Papoose — showed up with a handcuff key.

Remy Ma’s lawyer, Ivan Fisher, denies the key could be used to unlock handcuffs. Papoose isn’t charged.

Fisher says the two still plan to wed. {Source}

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  1. Anonymous May 13, 2008

    WTF is right, i mean is he some kind of moron, LOL there both fools i’m glad she got 8 years she could have killed that girl, cos she’s trying to prove that she’s gangsta, i use to like Papoose but him and Remy naww but hey it’s there life, but come on handcuff keys, he must have been smoking something

  2. fal January 17, 2010

    she wasn’t acxtin like she is gansta….she is! Her friend disrespested her heavy and the b**** got shot in the belly! she knew the rules..Ride or die…honer amonst theives and ode against criminals< what happens in the street stays in the street!!!!!!!!!!!

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