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15 Rappers Who Have Killed People  

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List Rules Famous hip hop artists who have been found guilty of murder

Are these rappers guilty of homicide? B*tch, they might be. Several famous rappers and hip-hop stars have been convicted of murder. Some of these musicians got off on lesser charges, while others are spending the rest of their lives in prison. One famous rapper even turned himself in after a murder case went cold.

Who is the most famous rapper who has killed? Gucci Mane tops our list. In 2005, Gucci Mane and his entourage were attacked by a group of men. He and his friends shot at the men, and one of the attackers ended up dead. He was charged with murder, though he always said that his actions were in self-defense. The charges were eventually dropped.

In 2010, G. Dep confessed to a cold case murder that he committed in 1993. He was convicted of second-degree murder and was sentenced to 15-years to life in prison. In 2003, Big Lurch was sentenced to life in prison for murder and aggravated mayhem associated with the 2002 death of Tynisha Ysais.

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Big Lurch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 15 Rappers Who Have Killed People
Photo:  Big Lurch - It's All Bad/Black Market Records

In 2003, Big Lurch was sentenced to life in prison for murder and aggravated mayhem associated with the 2002 death of Tynisha Ysais. There were signs of mutilation on the victim's body. 

Age: 42

Birthplace: Texas, Fort Worth, USA

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Cool C is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 15 Rappers Who Have Killed People
Photo:  Cool C / Life In The Ghetto/Atlantic Records

In 1996, Cool C was involved in a bank robbery which resulted in the death of a police officer. He was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to the death penalty. He has been granted multiple stays of execution, the latest of which prevented his death by lethal injection in January of 2015.

Age: 49

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G. Dep is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 15 Rappers Who Have Killed People
Photo:  Child of the Ghetto/Bad Boy

In 2010, G. Dep's conscience got the best of him. He confessed to shooting a man in the chest during an attempted robbery in Queens, New York in 1993. The case had since gone cold, and there were no new leads when he showed up at a police station in NYC to confess. 

He was sentenced to 15-years to life in prison. 

Age: 45

Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York

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Chi-Ali is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 15 Rappers Who Have Killed People
Photo:  Fabulous Chi-Ali/Relativity

Chi-Ali was charged with manslaughter for the 2000 shooting death of Sean Raymond, his then-girlfriend's brother. He served his sentence at Sing Sing Correctional Facility, and has since been released.

Age: 42

Birthplace: New York City, New York

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