The ‘In da Membership’ spitter reminds fellow rap stars that prosecutors can use rap lyrics as proof in courtroom in opposition to artists as he shines mild on Drakeo the Ruler’s authorized battle.
50 Cent needs different rappers to study from Drakeo the Ruler‘s legal case. Utilizing his 2003 music “Heat” from debut album “Get Rich or Die Tryin’ “, the “In da Club” hitmaker warned fellow rap stars by way of an Instagram submit that their gang-related lyrics may very well be used as proof in courtroom in opposition to them.
On Monday, March 23, the 44-year-old MC shared a screenshot of The Dialog’s article that shines mild on the utilization of rap lyrics to incriminate Drakeo. Within the caption, he quoted his music lyrics, “i told you in 03/ i do what i gotta do/ i don’t care if i get caught/ the DA can play this mother f*****g tape in court/ i’ll kill you HEAT.”
The Kanan Stark of “Power” went on to share along with his followers, “(This is not new) if you say crazy s**t on these records they are gonna use it. if you in a gang on the song then you in the gang when the indictment come fool. LOL.”
The article from The Dialog itself carried a headline that learn, “Prosecutors are increasingly – and – misleadingly – using rap lyrics as evidence in court.” It mentioned about Drakeo’s on-going case through which investigators used his “Flex Freestyle” lyrics from his 2017’s “So Cold I Do Em” album to show his guilt within the allegation of him capturing from a motorcar.
In a latest interview, Drakeo expressed his frustration over his case that compelled him to face a second life sentence. “This s**t has been going on forever, bro,” he confided with Genius. “It’s not the way that people think, where it’s like, ‘Oh! If he said this in the rap, he’s gonna do it.’ The rap game is not as gangster as people think it is. This shit is for entertainment.”
“When I said, ‘RJ was tied up in the back of a car,’ was RJ actually tied up in the back of the car? They take this s**t too literally. It’s not that serious,” the rapper, whose actual title is Darrell Caldwell, went on. “When these n****s are shooting up schools and smashing cars, I bet you they’re not listening to rap music when they’re doing that shit.”