Prisoner who was met by an entourage and jumped into a Rolls-Royce after his release from jail is revealed as rapper named Snap Capone who has MILLIONS of YouTube views and even appeared on Radio 1
- Yesterday an ex-inmate was given hero’s welcome by at least six ecstatic pals
- He posed for photographs to the backdrop of HMP Standford Hill in Kent
- The prisoner has been revealed as popular drill rapper Snap Capone
- Capone appeared on BBC Radio 1’s Fire in the Booth, earning 1.5million views
A prisoner who was given a hero’s welcome by an entourage of friends and whisked away in a Rolls-Royce when he was released has been revealed as drill rapper Snap Capone.
The musician walked free in a grey tracksuit ensemble holding a clear bag of his possessions at Standford Hill Prison on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent yesterday, grinning as his friends slapped him on the back and embraced him.
Capone, whose titles include Nothing Personal, The Memoir, Return of the Shooter and The Purge, has performed on BBC Radio 1’s Fire in the Booth – which earned 1.5million views.
The rapper, who boasts 20,000 Twitter followers, was seen outside prison exchanging high-fives, and Capone posed in front of a camera-phone before hopping into the backseat of the exclusive Rolls Royce.
Snap Capone (in grey tracksuit), an ex-inmate of HMP Standford Hill was given a hero’s welcome by his friends who slapped him on the back and embraced him yesterday
One of Capone’s tracks, Seen It All, features the lyrics: ‘I started with shanks then I moved up to sticks.
‘Started with Zs and I moved up to bricks mother f***er.’
He later adds: ‘Devil on my shoulder, proud of my killings.
‘Killing n***** part of my religion.
‘I be in the villa in Venice.
‘With some OGs that love Guinness.’
Another song, titled Wanted, begins with a clip of Robert De Niro as Al Capone in The Untouchables saying ‘I want that son of a b**** dead, I want him dead’!
The beat drops and Capone starts rapping, opening with the lyrics: ‘I want that n**** dead, ain’t no talking please.’
He later continues: ‘When you’re dead you’re dead it ain’t reversible.
‘Clean headshot I did it surgical.’
Capone started his career as a member of S.I (Shoot Instant), a set of the Peckham Boys gang, according to music website Genius.
When he left prison, he was welcomed by at least six men – and one driver – who seemed ecstatic to be reunited with the drill rapper.
To the backdrop of the jail Category D prison, the group laughed and took pictures with the former inmate under blue skies yesterday.
He then stepped into the white Rolls Royce Phantom – which retails for an eye-watering £360,000.
Once in the back seat, he wound down the window, poked his head out and smiled while his friends took yet more pictures.
Capone’s song Gangster’s Tale, from the album The Memoir, includes the lyrics: ‘Shank by my pelvis I’m a health risk, boss of my wing ask my workers and servants.
‘Beef? Then a homemade shank gets inserted.
‘S so certified. Had to dodge the 35, stuck in this dirty life.
‘Bread in the toaster, can’t find no butter knife, uh.’