Jay-Z and Yo Gotti‘s legal counsel at Team Roc are dismissing their lawsuit painting a Mississippi State pen as a deadly horror camp — but they’re also reminding the state they’ll be back if prison conditions go south again.
The Parchman Farm penitentiary is still open, but it’s undergone a string of renovations since Team Roc filed the suit calling out the state for several fatal stabbings, and unsanitary living conditions at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to NBC, the MSP received new stainless steel showers, toilets and sinks after the previous restrooms were crumbling and littered with rat feces. It also has new sports facilities for inmates to partake in basketball, flag football and boxing, and upgraded heating and air conditioning ventilation systems.
As a result, the lawsuit was dismissed, but without prejudice … which basically means it could be refiled at any moment.
A rep for Team Roc explained that while they’re pleased with the new additions, they’ll be monitoring Parchman to make sure the facility doesn’t backslide on the improvements.
The timing is interesting … Team Roc visited the MSP with a film crew last week. The footage is scheduled to be turned over to the Justice Department for further review.