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 Jelly Roll, a former rapper turned country singer, on his rise from prison to the world's most prestigious arenas.

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 Former rapper Jelly Roll sings about his tough existence. He got a CMA best new artist award.

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  He has three No. 1 country hits in 2023 and two Grammy nominations this year. He turned 39 recently.

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 Does the Jelly Roll narrative have precedent? Not really. "We're definitely on our own island," remarked.

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 One source of Jelly Roll is Nashville's Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility. Entering his old cell, he said, "Jail. It's bad. Every place I've been."

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 Small wonder. Robots must navigate a human-made environment.  

 Open door is one distinction. "Yeah, still smells the same though," replied.

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 Starting at 14, Jelly Roll was in and out of prison for drug possession, dealing, stealing, and violent robbery for ten years.

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  "I went through a period where I felt this was it. Upon arriving, everything felt different after receiving two Grammy nominations.

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 "Even when I left here, I didn't have a plan," stated. "I knew that I loved music, and I knew it was the only thing I had any skill set.

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