Old school and new school R&B fans alike can jump for joy as the smooth hitting Ron Isley has been released from jail after serving three years for tax evasion
It wouldn’t take a rocket scientist to know that Ron is already planning to make a big time comeback on the music scene under his Def Jam label. Isley admits he is “overjoyed” to be back home and can’t wait to hit the studio with ideas he’s been dreaming up behind bars. The R&B icon will make his return to the stage on May 8 when he performs in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The Isley Brothers star was sentenced to jail in September, 2006 after he was found guilty of evading federal income tax payments of over $3 million between 1997 and 2002.He appealed the decision on health grounds but lost, and started his sentence in Indiana in 2007.