It appears that being arrested for murder is doing wonders for YNW Melly's career as his 2017 single, "Murder On My Mind" has officially gone platinum!
The rapper is still behind bars after being charged with two counts of first-degree murder. He is accused of gunning down 21-year-old Anthony Williams and 19-year-old Christopher Thomas Jr., who were close friends of his back in October 2018. He then publicly mourned their deaths.
Read some of the lyrics:
"Yellow tape around his body, it's a f*cking homicide/His face is on a T-shirt and his family traumatized/I didn't even mean to shoot him, he just caught me by surprise."
"I reloaded my pistol, cocked it back, and shot him twice/His body dropped down to the floor and he got teardrops in his eyes/He grabbed me by my hands and said he was afraid to die/I told him it's too late, my friend, it's time to say goodbye/And he died inside my arms, blood all on my shirt."
Despite being released over a year before the murders, the lyrics are eerily foreboding.