EXCLUSIVE: J-Dee Admitted to His Role in 1993 Murder During Parole Hearing

At a hearing last month where he was granted parole from state prison, rapper J-Dee of Da Lench Mob admitted to playing an ancillary role in the 1993 murder he was convicted of committing, according to a transcript of the hearing obtained by The Plug Up. At the hearing at Chuckawalla State Prison, J-Dee discussed his early life in a Crip neighborhood, relationships, career, and how he came to accept responsibility for the crime. But J-Dee denied what prosecutors contended at his murder trial 25 years ago, that he shot…

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Ice Cube Affiliate J-Dee from Da Lench Mob to Be Released from Prison in May

J-Dee from Da Lench Mob, who made their debut on Ice Cube’s first solo album, will be released from prison after spending over 25 years behind bars. J-Dee, real name Dasean Cooper, was sentenced to 29 years to life in 1995 for the 1993 killing of Scott “Pearl” Charles. J-Dee maintained his innocence and worked with the Innocence Project in San Diego to bring forward new evidence and witness testimony in hope of exonerating him, which he spoke about in an exclusive interview with HipHopDX in 2018. In the interview, J-Dee stated,…

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