Maryland Rules Rap Lyrics Can Be Used as Evidence in Court Cases

According to reports, a Maryland appeals court recently ruled that rap lyrics could be used as evidence towards proving a defendant’s guilt. The case in question was related to the January 2017 shooting of George Forrester, who reportedly tried to buy cocaine with a fake bill. In the case, the shooter was ID’d as 27-year-old Laurence Montague, who ended up being indicted for murder. Before his trial, Montague reportedly rapped, “I’ll be playin’ the block b-tch / And if you ever play with me I’ll give you a dream /…

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