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Jelly Roll is taking a visit down reminiscence lane.

In Rebel Country, which premiered Monday, June 10, on the Tribeca Movie Pageant, the “Son of a Sinner” singer mirrored on his frequent run-ins with the legislation as he visited his outdated detention heart.

“Holy s—,” Jelly Roll, 39, says as he is strolling into the Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility in Nashville.

“On the age of 14 I began making a sequence of selections that led to what I name the revolving door of the judicial system,” he provides. “So I’d say from 14 to 24, I spent eight, eight and a half of these incarcerated. Come residence for six months and return to jail for a yr.”

A cameraman then follows the nation star into his outdated cell and he sheds tears as he appears to be like round: “That is the home.”

“I by no means thought I’d lay down right here [again],” he says as he sat down on his bunk mattress.

Then, Jelly Roll particulars his upbringing in Antioch, a neighborhood in Nashville.

“For a few years I appeared again at my childhood and the one emotion I considered was anger,” he says. “I would be offended on the scenario. The institution. The shortage of assets. Not only for us — all people,” he says.

Again within the cell, he appears to be like out the window and says: “It’s loopy man. After I began to get my head on straight and began dreaming, I give up looking these home windows and seeing barbed wire. I began seeing success.”

Jelly Roll stars in Insurgent Nation, which explores how a various group of artists are difficult the tradition of nation music, alongside Lainey Wilson, BRELAND, Sam Williams and extra.

In a latest Interview Magazine dialog with Jon Bon Jovi, the “Want a Favor” singer revealed that he hasn’t toured internationally due to his previous run-ins with the legislation.

“I’m so excited [to perform outside the United States]. We’re determining the ultimate items of some authorized puzzles for me to get abroad,” stated Jelly.

“It’s humorous, America has lastly agreed to let me depart and provides me a passport, however some nations received’t let me come due to my felonies,” added the Grammy-nominated artist. “We’re engaged on that. I believe it’s going to work in my favor.”

Jelly Roll was arrested for the primary time at age 14, two years earlier than he was arrested for aggravated theft, charged as an grownup and served over a yr in jail — plus seven years’ probation.

“I by no means need to overlook the truth that it was a heinous crime,” he advised Billboard final yr. “This can be a grown man trying again at a 16-year-old child that made the worst choice that he may have made in life and folks may have gotten damage and, by the grace of God, fortunately, no one did.”

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