Rising 19-year-old rapper YNW Melly was charged with two counts of first-degree homicide on Wednesday (Feb. 13). Melly has been accused of killing two of his closest associates, YNW Sakchaser and YNW Juvy, in deadly shootings final yr. Shortly earlier than his arrest, Melly maintained his innocence on Instagram. Following the information of his arrest, public curiosity in his breakout 2017 single “Homicide on My Thoughts” was piqued as soon as once more as a consequence of its lyrical content material.
The truth is, it is now reached No. 1 on the U.S. Apple Music chart, in response to Chart Knowledge. In the meantime, the track has steadily been climbing the Spotify charts, at present sitting at No. 19.
When the information of double-murder cost broke, lots of people pointed to “Homicide On My Thoughts” as a confession to the murders. Nonetheless, the track was launched in March 2017, whereas the murders occurred in October 2018.
Melly YNW Bortlen has been accused of killing each of the aforementioned members of the YNW crew. Authorities declare that Melly and Bortlen staged the crime scene to appear like a drive-by capturing after they supposedly killed the 2 of them. “I need you guys to know I really like you and recognize each single considered one of y’all, a pair months in the past I misplaced my two brothers by violence and now the system need to discover justice,” he wrote on Instagram.