(AllHipHop News) Broward County authorities claim YNW Melly killed two of his friends in October 2018, then the 19-year-old and another man tried to cover up the crime by making it look like the victims were murdered in a drive-by shooting. The rising Florida rapper (born Jamell Demons) addressed the news of his alleged involvement in the bloodshed on Instagram.
To all my fans and supporters no I did not get locked up in Washington, but I am turning myself in today I want you guys to know I love you and appreciate every single one of y’all, a couple months ago I lost my two brothers by violence and now the system want to find justice.. unfortunately a lot of rumors and lies are being said but no worries god is with me and my brother @ynw.bortlen and we want y’all to remember it’s a ynw Family I love you @ynwsakchaser1 and @ynwjuvy #freeus
Demons is facing two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Anthony Williams and Christopher Thomas Jr. Cortlen Henry, 20, was also reportedly arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree murder.
YNW Melly released an album titled We All Shine on January 18. The project includes a feature from G.O.O.D. Music founder Kanye West. The two rhymers appeared together on the track "Mixed Personalities."