NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged in the slaying of Jam Master Jay once filmed a brazen rap video in front of a street mural commemorating the Run-DMC legend, prosecutors say in court papers opposing the defendant’s release on bail.
The amateur video was one of several instances when Karl Jordan Jr. proved himself a danger to the community by openly bragging about dealing drugs and possessing guns following Jay’s 2002 death, the documents say. It features Jordan rapping a song titled “Silver Spoon” in front of the mural in Queens.
Among the lyrics: “I wasn’t born with no silver spoon…I had to grind, grind and get it out the pot…and get it off the block…get it off the rock.” The papers add that in the next verse, Jordan rapped that he “hustles hard, like the…
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