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Earnings sought from album rapper allegedly made behind bars

6 years 8 months 3 hours ago Thursday, January 26 2017 Jan 26, 2017 January 26, 2017 12:59 PM January 26, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press

BATON ROUGE - Victims of a botched nightclub shooting are asking a judge to seize the earnings from an album that officials say rapper C-Murder recorded and released while in prison.

The rapper, whose real name is Corey Miller, was convicted of attempted murder after a malfunctioning handgun prevented him from opening fire in a Baton Rouge nightclub in 2001. He is serving a life sentence for a separate slaying.

The Advocate reports that attorneys for staff and patrons at Club Raggs told a judge Tuesday that C-Murder's recently released songs show he still has a lucrative music career. The victims want the earnings to cover $150,000 in unpaid civil judgments.

Miller said he recorded the music before he was sent away, but officials determined the music was recorded in the penitentiary.

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