A scandal-plagued rapper who’s been in custody in Germany since the start of the year is to be joined in jail by her one-year-old daughter.
The rapper was arrested after she was accused of forcing her fans to be sex workers but ultimately cleared of trafficking, although she was jailed for assaulting prostitutes and tax fraud by a court in Frankfurt in June 2017.
But it was only in January of this year that she was imprisoned after Germany’s Federal Court of Justice confirmed the sentence.
But now, after a legal challenge by the lawyers of Polish born Schwesta Ewa (Sister Eva), the court has agreed to allow her to be moved to a special prison for mothers with young children so that she can serve the rest of the sentence with her daughter Aaliyah.
Sister Eva ended up staying in Germany with her mother while they were attempting to head to the United States. Her father had been jailed in Poland for murder, and her mother fled fearing a revenge attack.
She later got a job working in a bar at the age of 16, and then started working as a prostitute for bar clients shortly after, and started taking cocaine.
Life changed when she met the rapper Xatar who was impressed by her voice and later sponsored her career, sending her to London to practice rapping. Much of her music refers to her life as a prostitute, and drug taking.
The 36-year-old burst into tears when the court confirmed her jail sentence for multiple assaults, tax evasion and abuse of minors, although the other charges of human trafficking and pimping involving young female fans aged between 17 and 19 were dropped after the court decided the young women had become prostitutes of their own free will.
She told German TV station RTL that her tears had been over fears that she would not see her daughter in that time.
But now she has been told they can spend time together. Posting about the good news on Instagram she wrote: “A mother’s love is a special place where children always have a home. NO MATTER WHERE !!!
“The best thing that could have happened to us is that my daughter and I are finally reunited.
“We can spend the rest of the prison term together in a mother-child prison.”
She added: “Thanks to the people who pushed my book into the bestseller list and my album to number 5 in the German charts.
“From the bottom of my heart I also thank those who have sent me dozens of beneficial letters and stamps. You are the best.
“To the media world: Don’t try to contact me for interviews or anything else. Stay healthy and please take care of yourself and your loved ones.”
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