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At barely 5-feet-2 inches and 110 pounds, rap newcomer YNW Melly is not an imposing figure in his mugshots. Before he was arrested for double murder, the 19-year-old Florida rapper surrounded himself with grimy gangsters-turned-rap wannabes who were born and raised in the same small town he called home in South Florida.

They referred to themselves as the YNW (Young Nigga World) collective. Melly lovingly referred to them as his "brothers", his "best friends" and his "twins".

They looked out for each other on the road. When they made it big they split the tens of thousands of dollars they earned playing club gigs. Then police say Melly got greedy and murdered two of his "brothers" for "financial gain".

Police say Melly executed aspiring rappers Anthony "YNW Sakchaser" Williams, 21, and Christopher "YNW Juvy" Thomas, Jr., 19, in Fort Lauderdale on October 26, 2018.

Both victims were shot in the head at close range from the back seat of a vehicle they were riding in.

Melly waited 24 hours after the shooting to mourn his best friends in a post on his popular Instagram page.

An image, posted on Oct. 27, shows Melly, left, rapping with victims YNW Sakchaser, center, and YNW Juvy, right. In the caption, Melly wrote, "They Took My Brothers From Me Over Jealousy. I know y'all watching over me."

On Monday, the State of Florida announced its decision to seek the death penalty against Melly.

Another aspiring rapper Cortlen Henry, aka YNW Bortlen, is accused of assisting Melly after the shooting. Miramar police say the two teens drove around with their friends' bodies in the car "for a period of time" until they were sure they were no longer breathing. Then they drove the victims to a hospital.

Police say they staged a drive-by shooting and concocted an alibi placing themselves as witnesses at a location different from the original crime scene.

Bortlen later told police that Melly was in the same car as the victims but eventually got into another vehicle. Surveillance footage shows Melly exiting the back seat of the vehicle where the victims were shot.

All four "brothers" are pictured together in a photo Melly posted on Instagram announcing his decision to turn himself in to police on Feb. 13.

"To all my fans and supporters... I am turning myself in today ... a couple months ago I lost my two brothers by violence and now the system want to find justice.."

Bortlen is pictured on the left, victim Sakchaser is standing next to Melly on the right, and victim Juvy is squatting in the photo.

Melly was born Jamell Maurice Demons on May 1, 1999 in Gifford, Florida, a small town 150 miles northeast of Miami. His unwed mother was only 14-years-old at the time she gave birth to her only son.

The boy took an interest in music at a young age. He was inspired by his idol Michael Jackson and closely studied his dance steps and performances. Melly eventually made a name for himself on the Florida rap scene.

But without a strong father figure in his life, trouble soon followed.

Melly was convicted of aggravated battery, discharging a firearm in public and two counts of aggravated assault for shooting at a group of students near Vero Beach High School. He was tried as an adult and sentenced to serve several months in prison.

After leaving prison, Melly established himself as a 16-year-old SoundCloud rapper. He eventually caught the ear of rap producer Kanye West who blessed the youngster with collaborations on Melly's second mixtape called We All Shine.

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A music video for "Mixed Personalities" featuring Kanye was released. By March, Melly's single "Murder On My Mind" garnered over 200 million streams and was certified platinum.

Melly was arrested on June 30, 2018, in Fort Myers, Florida for drugs and weapon possession. He was released from jail pending trial.

During one of his prison stints, Melly was reportedly diagnosed with bipolar disorder. He often touched on his diagnosis on social media, identifying himself as both "Melly" and his psychotic alter ego "Melvin" in pictures.

"Which one am I, Melly or Melvin?" he asked in one post featuring a series of photos of himself. He promised to send money via Cash app to the first follower who guessed correctly.

In an effort to gain a foothold in the competitive mainstream market, Melly took a page from Atlanta rapper Young Thug's book and began wearing stereotypical feminine clothing including dresses and skirts.

His efforts worked. In August, Melly was featured as an emerging artist in Fader magazine's "Gen F" series. Rumor has it that he declined Fader's request to wear a frock in his photo shoot.

Melly was arrested again on January 3, 2019, in Fort Myers for possession of marijuana. He used his short stint in jail to promote his mixtape and music videos. The hashtag #FREEYNWMELLY littered his social media posts, and was still trending when he turned himself in for double murder a month later.

In his Fader magazine interview, Melly talked about Gifford, the little town where he was born and raised. He fondly recalled when Gifford got its first Popeye's franchise.

"Ain't nobody ever made it outta there. Period," he explained. "We had one NFL player made it out, but he brought his ass right back. Lost souls out there... 'cept for the people I'm with."

  • Ms. Cree

    As he should. Its sad that “Murder on My Mind” skyrocketed up the charts weeks after the rapper was arrested in February for allegedly shooting two of his friends. Sad.

  • Louisville Is4TheBirds

    FRY HIM. Extra crispy.

  • Pitty Patty

    "Harper, who dis nigga?"

  • blue skies

    SMH!

  • Michelle Peele

    And this is what hip hop has become...Dayum!!! Gone are the days of the Sugar Hill Gang, Whodini and a host of others

  • What???

    There's a hell of a lot of black 'queens' willing to reproduce with that.

  • Coy little wink

    What does YNW stand for?

    YRN = young rich ninja
    YFN = young fly ninja

    I can't keep up...

  • OvertheMississippi

    Play stupid (deadly) games, and win stupid (deadly) prizes!

  • Wile E. Coli

    Another POS 2 but 'rapper' bites the prison dust.

  • IyanlaVanzantoftheInterWebs

    The devil in the flesh!

  • Yoni7
  • morenYAHdelsur

    YNW= young ninja world (as told by Sandra). I can’t keep up with these acronyms either!

    What’s NBA stand for? I think never broke again?? ?????

  • Yoni7

    YNW (Young Nigga World)

  • Phillybruh
  • Yoni7

    No Blacks Allowed?

  • morenYAHdelsur

    Like what does that even mean? ?????

  • IyanlaVanzantoftheInterWebs

    ?????

  • morenYAHdelsur

    Ha! No prideful blacks allowed. Only self-loathing ones LOL.

  • Jay

    Black kids these days will never learn. That life style will only go two ways prison or death. I see kids in middle school already with saggy pants and talking like they are grown trying to be all gangsta. I just shake my head and keep walking. Its sad they will never learn until its to late

  • Yoni7

    Right, when they always end up in a yt man's prison system.

  • Coy little wink

    Now that's ambitious ?

  • IyanlaVanzantoftheInterWebs

    Looks like the Florida sun already did that https://media1.giphy.com/media/3oKIPDAvNxlvtNs1pu/giphy.gif

  • Coy little wink

    Gotcha. Guess i was speed reading ?

  • morenYAHdelsur

    The government names and stage names. Demons. Sakchaser. SMH. Melly could’ve been anybody he wanted to be! Why choose manipulation and murder?

    I need Florida to have this same energy for Cruz and Zimmerman.

  • tia

    Because the "sprites" use the code word "thug" to really say ni@@a, I try to veer away from the word. But sometimes gotdamn it, it is what it is. This right here is a mere thug. Life wasted...

  • morenYAHdelsur

    It’s insane that being a grown åss baby man is desirable.

  • Phillybruh

    Some of them do grow out of it though, we have to leave room for that. But be very Leary of the ones that don't and keep your kids away from them.

  • Coy little wink

    Was he a preemie? He has that preemie look..

  • Yardgirl

    I was just having this conversation with my bestie this morning!! I am not ashamed to say that some of these "kids" scare the hell outta me!! You look into their eyes and you see nothing, just an empty chamber of nothing. Sads.

  • http://www.NeCola.Mayvenn.com Chile_Pleeze

    i couldnt read past "sakchaser".. ????

  • http://www.NeCola.Mayvenn.com Chile_Pleeze

    pediasure would be easier on his baby tummy

  • Rayscoty

    Thought that was a ugly lesbian..

    Now he can live a gang gang life..Goodbye

  • Coy little wink

    Lol...yep!

  • hottlanta

    Morning roses. Bighots needs your love n prayers. She is back in the hospital again. She has been in the hospital for 2 days n l am tired. I am at my desk trying 2 stay woke. She is getting better but she is still stubborn as hell. Will keep u posted.

  • Tony

    Lmao!! He’s not 5’2– or just 110lbs. You know Sandra is a comedian.

  • http://www.NeCola.Mayvenn.com Chile_Pleeze

    his mugshot... I cant put my finger on it.. almost.... well.... is he "Offset Lite"?

  • Yoni7

    Sending healing prayers and vibrations her way.

  • Yardgirl

    That is exactly what I said

  • MJF

    He looks like he did it... Happy Tuesday yall!

  • Coy little wink

    So am I ?

  • Yardgirl

    Sending prayers and positive vibes your way!!

  • Yardgirl

    Listen!! I am a pretty calm person but when a saltine uses the word "thug" to describe a black person, I see RED!! I have started to walk away because hunty, they don't want to see me mad. For reals.

  • Karen Brady

    LOL. summed that up rite quick! Happy Tuesday to you!

  • Karen Brady

    *CRINE* The Great Value (Walmart) brand? I think you called it.

  • Love Luv

    He looks like somebody’s niece. Lol.

  • MJF

    lol thanks sis!!!

  • Renee Bee

    Bwahahahaha! I just had a deep belly laugh. (Tears)

  • Coy little wink

    Lmao! And offset is kinda small himself...

  • Dowoop

    His mama was underdeveloped when she had him so that pbly explains it.

  • Dowoop

    I didn't even think that shit had a meaning in their names.

  • Karen Brady

    *chuckles*

  • Dowoop

    I heard the song before he got arrested and there was just too much of a coincidence after news broke that he killed his friends.

  • WinterIsComing

    Completely void of morals and empathy. Get this psychopath up out of here with capital punishment.

  • Ebony Starr

    Prayers to you and Bighots!

  • http://www.instagram.com/yeuphonic @yeuphonic

    You are correct. NBA youngboy gave his hs gf herpes and beat her up on camera. And her beautiful, lost, young naive ass still with him making excuses for it all.

  • tintin

    his last name is Demons... enuff said.

  • tintin

    Young Nigga Wasted (his life)

  • tintin

    Yeh it`s never broke again.

    but the way he be spending, i think he will be.

  • morenYAHdelsur

    S H A M E!

    Utterly ridiculous. Clearly no one loved either of them growing up. Raggedy åss mammies and pappies failed them.

  • TransMichelle

    Now you see why there are no successful black countries and our neighborhoods are shi*holes? In black culture if you do good you get killed and if you do bad you get killed. The only way is to get out and separate yourself from the filth. I don't know what black folks are going to do once white folks leave and built a separate society. They'll be crying racism especially the wealthy black people. In an all black society there will be no mercy because black people can be just as treacherous as you see black folks sold their own into slavery....SHAMEFUL!

  • morenYAHdelsur

    Wait! I didn’t think so either LOL. I just found out not too long ago.

  • tintin

    imagine his momma is only 33 now. if she had him at 14. She still young as hell and raised a hellraiser of a son. i guarantee she look like she 50 because of this stressful monster.

  • Yoni7

    what black folks are going to do once white folks leave and built a separate society.
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  • Yoni7

    https://media0.giphy.com/media/MWui1CVuNfWdDUrgWY/giphy.gif
    what black folks are going to do once white folks leave and built a separate society.

  • Yoni7

    what black folks are going to do once white folks leave and built a separate society. https://media3.giphy.com/media/nPVZ25TzAucne/giphy.gif

  • Yoni7

    what black folks are going to do once white folks leave and built a separate society. https://media1.giphy.com/media/8vlUOHucLloMU/giphy.gif

  • Yoni7

    what black folks are going to do once white folks leave and built a separate society. https://media0.giphy.com/media/buki4mn8tVGPS/giphy.gif

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    And he has a song out there called "Murder On My Mind". ? smh
    These ninjas are so lost, it's sad.

  • jwoo250

    Exactly the first thing that stood out to me.

  • Yoni7

    what black folks are going to do once white folks leave and built a separate society. https://media2.giphy.com/media/xEqOCqgifLJBu/giphy.gif

  • TransMichelle

    Who's going to pay you your EBT food stamps, Section 8, provide affirmative action? Don't get it twisted there are no black countries that offer any assistance to the poor and women have no rights. Look at Africa! Just wait and see. You won't be jumping for joy you'll be crying and whining like MLK did for whites to "let us in," No other people give a sh*t about black folks not even black people themselves. I'm not going to carry on with you because you're of the lower thinking just the type we need to get away from. There are black folks who understand EXACTLY what I mean. Bye Chile

  • Michelle Peele

    OT: So some lady named Kate Smith who died 30 years - statue was removed from two stadiums because it was discovered that she sang two songs regarding racism. The songs were entitled 'That's Why Darkies Were Born and Pickanneny Heaven!' Oh and by the way she was best known for her renditon of....God Bless America!

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    5 ft 2 and 110 lbs... Little dudes like him are going to get roughed up in prison bad. It's going to be rough going for him the next several decades behind bars.

  • jwoo250

    Girl I was like what in the heck......lol Don't even make sense a lack of education.

  • Yoni7

    YFN??? He should change his name to Moldy Locs. https://media1.giphy.com/media/pVAMI8QYM42n6/giphy.gif

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    I updated the post with a photo of his mom. Refresh your browser.

  • jwoo250

    And they are who young folks think are goals. Which is why the younger generation all messed up. These young men think it's okay to hit a woman. Like my grandma use to say don't let no man play fight you. I never understood what she meant until I got married.

    My husband use to grab at me and hurt me badly and say I was just playing with you.Then one day he jumped on me and choked me b/c he was angry. Moral of the story don't let any man touch you ever. It is not okay. Teach your daughter it is not okay and let your son know to not hit woman. It sends out the wrong message and these young girls think its okay when they get older.

  • Rayne

    Brick...I heard a song some time ago with him rapping about the murder of his two friends. Welp. They love snitching on themselves.

  • tintin

    "Pickanneny Heaven"

    which Jamaican was she friends with?

  • Yoni7

    Who's going to pay for WHOSE EBT food stamps?
    Sweetheart, I or nobody I know is on any of the things that you referenced above. Going by YOUR post, sounds like YOU need and are dependent on the white folks/system more than anyone. Look at Africa? Which part exactly? That is a land of precious golds and metals and all WE have is paper with colored ink on it. I'll tell you who is going to pay for them......ME, a WORKING black woman who pays taxes. YOU'RE welcome.

  • Rayne

    ? you got my damn stomach hurting ????

  • tintin

    oh momma actually cute. And looks hardworking. I retract what i said.

  • Yoni7

    Folks better know!

  • KLove

    i think you mean retract

  • Gowns. Beautiful Gowns

    look at his mama probably a nice respectful woman. too bad this is her sons fate.

  • Shamwow
  • Yoni7

    re·dact
    /r??dakt/
    verb
    past tense: redacted; past participle: redacted
    edit (text) for publication.
    Since we're interjecting and all...change the 'I' to SHE. LOL
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  • Look@m3

    They look lost in that picture as well.
    Very soulless...

  • Look@m3
  • LYRICS

    I don't believe him. He pulled an O.j. Simpson, but instead of writing a "shoulda, woulda, coulda" book, he wrote a song. I haven't really taken in the story, but from the bits and pieces it seems like the boy had mental issues. I know he was bipolar or something, but I think if Candice Delong were to profile him, she'd conclude that he's a textbook psycho.

  • morenYAHdelsur

    I read he lost a $10,000 ring during s concert. SMH ?????

  • Thingamajig

    Mothers and Fathers please love and guide your children! If you don’t, the media and the devil will mold them into the boy that you are reading in this story.

  • imright

    initiation

  • We Can Do This

    His stature isn't good for prison. It's going to make him pay for his ruthlessness.

  • 100milesperhour

    He does look sweet & sugary. Victim’s name is Sakchaser? Sakchaser holding his sac w/lust in his eyes looking at Melly. wonder why he killed them.............

  • Nik

    Ditto.

  • Trey

    straight coonery

  • Sandyb1117

    I usually just ignore the stories from Florida now. I'm convinced that the devil set up shop there.

  • Nik

    I feel the same. They are too bold because they have no sense of consequences. Youth deceives a person into thinking they are invincible and unfortunately some learn the hard way.

  • Nik

    You have got to be kidding me!!!! I swear, these cats make it easy for The Man to do his job.

  • Nik

    I can't with you! LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Nik

    LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLL!!!!!

  • Nik

    Oh #$%@! LOL!

  • Nik

    We got you! Prayers going up!

  • Vonn

    Prayers & healing to Bighots.

  • Vonn

    That stands out the most to me outta this entire post.

  • 2gr8ful

    George Zimmerman
    Casey Anthony
    Nicholas Cruz

    Listen I love Florida but I am just saying.....

  • Look@m3

    OMG>.....I THOUGHT I was the only one that thought that. Florida be on some is

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    It's bizarre that a 19 year old would think he'd be smart enough to murder 2 people, stage a crime scene, and be able to outsmart the cops and get away scot-free. Criminals are almost never as smart as they think they are.

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    I tell you there's so many small towns in Florida where there are nothing but self governing undereducated lawless black folks.. It's like they were scooped up and dumped. The crime is off the hook and take is rampant.. his last name for him well... He and his mom are dam near the same age. I have NO EMPATHY FOR THIS CHIT! NONE . seems Kanye surely know how to pick 'em! XXXTENCION and this Demon!

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    For what?

  • Look@m3

    Rudy Eugene
    3 Walmart employees that killed shoplifter
    Man pours cup of semen on Panera customer
    Man throws alligator through drive through window
    Florida cops let 3 teenagers drown after high speed chase
    all in FL ....oh I can go on!

  • SoulfulLove

    I don't know none of these ppl

  • IamAllnatural

    They are not from “South Florida.” I’ve never heard of them and this didn’t make local news. How did Sandra dig up this story?
    RIP to the two young men!

  • Yardgirl

    Exactly!!! SMH

  • http://www.mylifeinlame.com/?m=1 Kimberly

    This is crazy. Idk if I missed it, it was a lot of reading, but did the police mention a motive?

  • Yoni7

    Folks better gone.

  • Look@m3

    I heard about this story about a month ago when they first arrested him. Apparently this happen last year some time but they finally arrested him earlier this year. I heard about it through another blogger. Of course I had to go digging for more information because I had never heard of this dude or this story. I realize then after I heard some of his music I was like I really have to be careful about the people music I allow myself to listen to.

  • C Mack

    Apparently, he got greedy with the money coming in.

  • Kimocha

    His last name "Demons" says it all, and I guess he really did have "Murder on his mind"... But to murder your own friends over money is thee worst betrayal of all... And I really don't condone the death penalty...but I hope his "friends" haunt him for the rest of his life!

  • C Mack

    Y’all! Watch his documentary on Youtube. The victims are heavily featured and their interaction with Melly is interesting.

  • C Mack

    The kids all love him. I never heard of him until “Murder on My Mind” but he has a large following. The town is super small

  • T Willis

    Why you gotta drop tidbits lol? Ain’t nobody trying to watch a YouTube video of this bullsh*t lol just post your observation lol

  • T Willis

    Well someone failed his mother... let’s start there... ?

  • C Mack

    It’s interesting lol. You ain’t everybody so speak for yourself, friend?

  • Indies beauty

    When your from Fort Myers ? lol technically Estero/San Carlos.

  • T Willis

    I don’t usually agree with you, but, you have a point. Social programs were supposed to correct some of the remnants of slavery and discrimination. However, with social programs came other ills that setback our community... and yes, if yt ppl were to pull their money, their businesses, their infrastructures etc., from black communities, we most definitely would suffer. You can’t tell black ppl nothing lol. They wanna do whatever they want, whenever they want, and try to tell them differently and it’s #block lol. Too many emotionally stunted, immature, lazy, mfers in our communities. Too dayum many... smdh

  • Nik

    I would be very surprised if that plot was completely of his own making. Either that or he's over-compensating for his stature by being thuggish and diabolical.

  • hottlanta

    I saw that n folks r livid. This guy will cain was trying 2 make his point he got so bent outta shape he had 2 bring up crap about a statué of obama n gay rights. I wish l was on that panel.

  • Nik

    Sometimes people do rituals for success that require them to do something sacrificial. I would not be surprised if that was not only the case here, but with a lot of entertainers who do questionable things when they seem en route to having it all.

  • hottlanta

    Love all of yall sooooomuch. Tired as hell. We still holding on.

  • T Willis

    Food stamps? Affirmative action? Lol chile those programs are not going to leave black ppl destitute lol. Black ppl are still tied to a generation of barters lol. We know how to survive lol. Limited money, opportunity, & r@c!$m has brought us further than any other race of ppl. My concern is the state of that “survival”. We have lived amongst yt ppl for over a century, and the only progress we’ve made has been set in individualism tactics, which doesn’t work when you have as large and as unified an army as yt folks. The millions of matriarch households needs to end like yesterday lol. Controlling our population and breeding with a purpose (upward mobility) and stop making excuses for why you can’t stop breeding, or why you can’t keep a job. Becoming responsible and accountable is where the conversation has to start but again we have too many emotionally stunted hard headed mfers that just want to do whatever they want and they give zero f*cks about anyone else.

  • Yoni7

    I heard about this story about a month ago when they first arrested him.
    ____________
    Me too!

  • yvette46

    Not going to lie went on his page to see who wished him RIP.. His last name was Demon (s)..

  • T Willis

    We really have to educate or promote family planning to young girls and women. The illegitimacy rate is out of control. Young girls thrown into parenthood because they don’t have enough education - or a strong enough familial foundation - to prevent these type of situations. This guy was symptomatic of his surroundings. A community that was impoverish with no sight of upward mobility. Just doing nothing with their lives except breeding generations of poverty. It’s so dayum depressing. Black women refuse to take accountability for theirs and the actions of other women, so, we’re just stuck in a loop of the blame game because black women are too arrogant and egotistical to take responsibility for their bodies and their behavior. I just do not understand. How many generations of vi0!3nce, crime, poverty, and illegitimacy will it take before black women understand their role in this? Smdh

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    RIP? He's alive.

  • T Willis

    Lol ok frand

  • NYTimes#1Bestseller

    Who?

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    I heard about this story last month when he turned himself in. It was on the hip-hop blogs that report stories on random SoundCloud rappers - which is why I didn't pay any attention to it. Then I read a detailed story last night that got my attention. This teenager shot his 2 "best friends" in the back of the head. Then he went on Instagram joking and partying like nothing happened. Social media is the devil!

  • Trace da Ace

    who in the hell???

    questions:
    1. If you already have teeth that look like ransacked tombstones.....would it make more sense to get your TEETH fixed...or put gold caps over top of them?
    2. Who in the hell are these youngsters??
    3. Again....who in da hell are these kids???
    4. Oh..yeah...so you said he did "months" for shooting at high school kids...isn't that attempted murder?? shooting into a group of folks?? why did he only do "months" when drug dealers get years for selling dope???
    5. What is REALLY going on with the justice system down in FL?????

  • Andrea Williams

    Harpo!!! Who dis?

  • Trace da Ace

    yeah I saw this on the news Friday.......NOW they want to say something? Folks knew about this foolery for decades....

  • Look@m3

    Yeah I had to go dig for information....then to think he had his friend drive those dead bodies to the hospital and to cover himself I guess.....I had to go and find these guys on Instagram and check out their pages. It was troubling to think someone did this. I was searching for a motive but I never got one because I guess he still trying to say he didnt do it. Smh....

  • Trace da Ace

    damn he twerking hard as hell!!!! lmao!

  • Trace da Ace

    all damn day.........lmao!!!

  • Look@m3

    Yeah after I found him on IG I saw my nephew was following him and I had to go pray...smh

  • C Mack

    ???

  • PROPHETMAJOR

    So why did he kill them? I still haven’t found an answer....

  • C Mack

    The motive being given is money

  • Look@m3

    Expound please?

  • C Mack

    From Sandra’s write-up:

    They looked out for each other on the road. When they made it big they split the tens of thousands of dollars they earned playing club gigs. Then police say Melly got greedy and murdered two of his "brothers" for "financial gain".

  • C Mack

    There’s this weird moment in his doc where he talks about his crew and not knowing who he can trust. I swear he gave this eery look to the camera.From there I was like “this ninja pulled the trigger”

  • Michelle Peele

    I saw that he was trying to defend but didn't read his argument. I read the lyrics to the song and was shocked. Don't know why. I understand she didn't write the song but seems like there should have been something in her that would say no, i'm not singing this. What's crazy is that i read Paul Robeson covered the song as well

  • PROPHETMAJOR

    Now all the money in the world can’t keep him out the pen?

  • Sha

    Who the hell left the gate open?

  • Parent

    "It's been twenty-two long hard years, I'm still strugglin'
    Survival got me buggin', but I'm alive on arrival
    I peep at the shape of the streets
    And stay awake to the ways of the world 'cause shit is deep
    A man with a dream with plans to make cream
    Which failed; I went to jail at the age of fifteen
    A young buck sellin' drugs and such, who never had much
    Tryin' to get a clutch at what I could not
    The court played me short, now I face incarceration
    Pacin', goin' upstate's my destination
    Handcuffed in the back of a bus, forty of us
    Life as a shorty shouldn't be so rough
    But as the world turned I learned life is hell
    Livin' in the world no different from a cell
    Every day I escape from Jakes givin' chase
    Sellin' base, smokin' bones in the staircase
    Though I don't know why I chose to smoke sess
    I guess that's the time when I'm not depressed
    But I'm still depressed, and I ask: what's it worth?
    Ready to give up so I seek the old Earth
    Who explained workin' hard may help you maintain
    To learn to overcome the heartaches and pain
    We got stick-up kids, corrupt cops, and crack rocks
    And stray shots, all on the block that stays hot
    Leave it up to me while I be livin' proof
    To kick the truth to the young black youth
    But shorty's runnin' wild, smokin' sess, drinkin' beer
    And ain't tryin' to hear what I'm kickin' in his ear
    Neglected for now, but yo, it gots to be accepted
    That what? That life is hectic"

    I posted these lyrics because these young black men are not guided. There is not enough positive influence out there. Parents can't tame them, cops hate them, society shames them, the jail system taints them. They won't listen to the elder rappers and former street hustlers who spread knowledge. I wish we had the answers.

  • Vonn

    Stay strong Sis!! ?

  • Look@m3

    What video is this? I'll YouTube it. Thanks I have been searching for a motive and I never heard this ....

  • Parent

    I agreed without you until you said that black women refuse to take accountability for their actions. We cannot put all the blame on 1 person.

  • Panther Charleston

    From the article: niggas, slimes, Demons. My reaction: Father, in the holy name of Jesus, please touch, heal, and deliver.

  • Panther Charleston

    Yes, parents (with the s) need to take responsibility for their seeds.

  • Parent

    Exactly!

  • Sha

    You said that right, the po-po are not as dumb as they look.

  • Sha

    When were they born? they might be crack babies, just saying..........

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    Milly girl, you in danger

  • Lisa Left Eye

    He favors offset

  • TransMichelle

    Yep. Black people don't want to hear the truth. We as a people are in very, very, very, bad shape. More so than any other culture in the country. But it's always because of white folks so when white folks say f&#ck it you can have it and go built their own...AGAIN..black folks will want to follow. If white folks go to Mars black folks will want to go too but yet white folks are so racist and the worst people on the planet yet, people are risking life and limb to come to white countries including Africans. What we have now is a spiritual battle and black folks are losing. Black folks constantly run to white folks for everything. Just wait until there are no white folks to take care of black problems and watch what the Mexicans and Chinese do. Black folks will be up sh*ts creek for real....PITIFUL

  • MNjumpoffacliff

    What is up with them killing their friends. Q Money is in trouble for killing his friend too and that word is thrown around so loosely

  • TransMichelle

    Yep that's black culture in living color.

  • ThisIsWhat43LooksLike

    Looking more like Smelly Melly ??

  • Logan Roberts

    Welp off with is head.

  • suganspice68

    His mom look young enough to be his sister

  • suganspice68

    I will keep her in my prayers

  • jujumanji

    Lock up all these Yuk Mouth dirty looking MF'S. I need a bath just looking at these photos. ?

  • Applebum

    His last name fits him. Where do they find these feminine demonic idiots?

  • Malificent

    I watched it

  • Malificent

    Social media is the devils tool.

  • Malificent

    Too much technology available today

  • Malificent

    Man the future is looking bleak for the coming generations

  • Malificent

    I know it’s like what kind of world do we live in???

  • Malificent

    He made a real life video

  • GinJen

    "teeth that look like ransacked tombstones" https://media0.giphy.com/media/l2JhtKtDWYNKdRpoA/giphy.gif

  • Jussjess25

    So who killed his friends milly or melvin smh sad af!

  • TransMichelle

    I agree with much of your post. But don't forget, black people have a whole continent...Africa and still can't get it together. Affirmative action, Food Stamps, Section 8, etc were created to give black folks a "head start" (yeah there used to be a head start program, I don't know if it still exist) yet, black folks are still behind. Saying "it's white people's fault" has played out. If you take countries like Germany and other European countries that were bombed to dam near nonexistence, or Japan that had an atom bomb dropped on it...these countries came out of the rubble and became first world nations. Why can't countries in Africa do that? I don't want to hear nothing about "because of white folks" because when Zimbabwe kicked the white folks out the country went to sh*t. South Africa is on its way too.

    However, I will admit what helped destroy black America is integration. Before that, black people were strong, independent, prosperous, had a rich moral character, creating businesses in dam near every field. Black Wall Street is a perfect example..but after it was nearly destroyed, black people couldn't rebuild. Then MLK came along and really f*cked it up. Black people are in an extremely bad state. Whenever a black person gets a bit of money, they don't even want to live around their own people. In addition, black Americans have no where to go. Whites can go to Poland or Hungary. Where are black Americans going to go? Back to the same people who sold them into slavery in the first place...Africa? Liberia and Haiti are sh*tholes. It doesn't look good at all for black folks...PERIOD!

    I think it's done now that the Mexicans are in America and are now the majority. They will gain more political power along with other cultures like the Somalians and these cultures won't give a dam about "black Americans plight." They'll simply say "you had your chance." Only white Americans felt any responsibility to help black Americans and since the brainwashed black folks have become anti-American, racist, following behind white liberals who mean them no good, they are actually turning the only ones who really tried to do something about the black people's plight into their enemy. Which is what the liberal Demoncrats wanted. "Divide and conquer" is the motto. Black folks will simply be part of the fodder of America unfortunately with a few bright spots here and there.

    Sold out and worn out is basically what black folks are. White folks will go on and rebuild, they're doing it now and Black Americans will still continue to cry out to white folks to "fix them." Anyway, I'm not going to go on-and-on about this. Take Care and GOOD BYE

  • yvette46

    Hey Sandra, l know I was just saying what people were going to say in his Instagram acct.. He received a lot of Rip's because he's getting the chair or injection.

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    Ok. Got it.

  • E Ethel Ballys

    Father probably wasn’t ever in the picture.

  • Bee jaay Cee

    Used to be dental assistant in a govt funded clinic in a low income area. It's not good dentistry to cover your good teeth with gold, and why do they decorate crooked teeth? The dentist and specialist would laugh at them. Country!

  • Bee jaay Cee

    The Aaron Hernandez of rap.

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