Rapper Mystikal bid farewell to fans on Friday (04May12) at his final show before his upcoming prison stint.

I'm going through some things, but it's gonna be all right. Fellas if you get into it with your girl, just walk away. Me? I'm gonna run.... Eighty-one days and I will be back

The hip-hop star performed at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in Louisiana days before he is due to begin serving an 81-day prison sentence for a probation violation stemming from his February (12) arrest on suspicion of domestic battery.

Mystikal, real name Michael Tyler, is due to check into prison on 14 May (12) and he addressed his legal problems on stage, telling fans he willreturn to the spotlight after completing his prison sentence.

He told the crowd, "I'm going through some things, but it's gonna be all right. Fellas if you get into it with your girl, just walk away. Me? I'm gonna run.... Eighty-one days and I will be back".