C-Murder has dropped new music which he has dedicated to NBA Youngboy. The track, called “Dear YoungBoy,” dropped on July 8. It is an audio adaptation of a letter the New Orleans native wrote to YoungBoy encouraging him to remain positive.
Through the beat, C-Murder shows his empathy for NBA YoungBoy, who has been under house arrest in Utah since being released on bond last October. The young rap star’s trial on federal gun charges began July 13.
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Though the trial is young, it seems YoungBoy has already caught a break. The presiding judge dismissed lyrics from YoungBoy’s music after prosecutors tried to use them to connect him to a pistol discovered during his arrest.
“These lyrics are highly prejudicial as they discuss hardcore rap which has been empirically established to be more negatively received than other genres of music,” the Baton Rouge artist’s legal team argued. The defense also argued that the lyrics offered “very minimal probative value.”
However, YoungBoy still faces years of prison time if convicted. He also has gun and drug charges pending in his home state of Louisiana. Evidence in that case was already dismissed due to being obtained illegally.
How C-Murder relates to NBA YoungBoy
C-Murder has been in prison since 2009, serving a life sentence for his role in the murder of 16-year-old Steve Thomas in 2002. But the former No Limit rapper has always maintained his innocence. In 2021, C-Murder claimed that 31 hidden documents showing evidence of a DNA coverup were key to his freedom.
However, the documents weren’t presented at C-Murder’s trial. Through a publicist, the rapper argues that the sealed documents contain evidence of “the corruption that led to his current incarceration. The courts are allegedly fighting to prevent the documents from being released.
“Half my life has been stolen by the Louisiana judicial system and it stops now!” C-Murder said.
You can listen to “Dear YoungBoy ” below.
Written by Olan Bryant