1. G. Dep
Crime: In 2012, G. Dep confessed to the police that he killed a man during a botched robbery back in 1993. The rapper confessed, he claims, because he was haunted by his actions.
2. Beanie Sigel
Crime: Beans has been in and out of prison for the last decade. Last year, he went back in after he pleaded guilty to drug possession.
3. Bump J
Crime: In 2008, Original Chicago gangsta rapper Bump J was facing 20 years in prison for robbing a bank in his city.
4. Tru Life
Crime: Tru Life once had such promise. The Lower East Side rapper was signed to Jay Z’s Roc-A-Fella records. Then everything changed in 2009, when Tru and his brother were arrested for stabbing a man to death.
5. Remy Ma
Crime: After getting into an argument with a friend over money, rapper Remy Ma pulled out a pistol and shot the woman in the stomach in 2007.
Crime: B.G. has been and out the system for most of his adult life. Things really came down on him in the summer of 2012, when he caught a gun charge.
Crime: Never has a name been more appropriate. In 2002, the rapper shot and killed a fan in a Louisiana club.
8. Big Lurch
Crime: Big Lurch was a pretty successful rapper from the Bay in 2002. And then he flipped. The rapper murdered a woman in a brutal way. The victim was found with her chest ripped out and bite marks all over her body. Witnesses say Lurch could be seen walking the street naked with blood all over himself.
Crime: X-Raided was a California rapper from the early ’90s who got convicted for murder in 1992 after he killed a rival’s mother.