After 18 months in prison for rape charges. Mystikal, born Michael Tyler, has been released on a $3 million dollar bond.

According to TMZ, the money was accumulated from a new recording deal & donations from friends and family. Mystikal’s attorney Joel Pearce has also released a statement claiming that his client is innocent.

“Based on all of the evidence we have, we strongly believe that an amicable resolution is not only possible but probable as an outcome in this case and that Michael Tyler will never be made to return to jail for a crime he didn’t commit,” he said.

Mystikal was arrested in August of 2017 on first-degree rape & second-degree kidnapping charges. He also has a long history of domestic abuse and sexual battery.