Remy Ma's not going to let the possibility of spending the next 25 years in prison keep her from proceeding with plans to marry Brooklyn, New York rapper Papoose. When the news surfaced that the two were engaged, Papoose denied the rumor. Now, the emcee is speaking out about his relationship with Remy.

"We always wanted to keep our personal lives personal, so that's why we never went public with our relationship," Papoose wrote in an e-mail to MTV. "Right now, I just feel like she gotta live through me. Yes, we were scheduled to be married on a yacht April 27th. But due to circumstances beyond our control, we are now making arrangements to be married in prison."

Remy, whose real name is Reminisce Smith, was accused of shooting her longtime friend Makeda Barnes-Joseph in the stomach for allegedly lifting $3,000 from her purse. The 26-year-old rapper was found guilty of first-degree assault on March 27. Remy Ma is scheduled to be sentenced April 23.

Papoose went on to tell MTV that Smith plans on appealing the case. He's also requesting that fans show their support through letters. "All her supporters who feel Remy had an influence on their life should write a short letter to the judge asking for the shortest sentence possible," he added. "Send it to"