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A British burglar broke out of jail to escape the loud hip-hop music being blasted in his wing of the prison.

58 year old Robert Stevens says he just couldn’t stand having to listen to Eminem, Jay Z and Kanye West being played over and over again.

So he climbed over a security wall at the minimum security HMP Leyhill prison, in south Gloucestershire, and fled.

The fugitive, serving six-and-a-half years for commercial robberies in the area, then spent 20 days at large before being captured.

“He was in a very noisy wing where rap music was being played day and night,” his defense lawyer Jamie Porter told Dorchester Crown Court.

“He was also being constantly pestered to purchase drugs by younger cellmates. Stevens has apologized for his behavior. It was an impulsive act on his part,” he added.

A judge ha sentenced Stevens to an extra 10 months behind bars for his escape.