The video for “The Race” was filmed whereas Tay-Okay was on the run.
Tay-Okay’s success arrived solely after he was incarcerated. The rapper’s hit single, “The Race” was recorded and filmed whereas he was on the run from the police which performed an enormous consider its success. Sadly, the very music that helped launch his profession was additionally used towards him in court docket at the moment. Based on The Fader, the lyrics and video to “The Race” had been used as proof in court docket at the moment throughout his sentencing.
Throughout Tay-Okay’s look in court docket at the moment, an IT worker on the state’s legal professional’s workplace, serving as the ultimate witness, turned over a disk that contained the video for the only. The jury was performed the video earlier than receiving a sheet with the lyrics printed out. In fact, the music is infamous for its content material which described Tay-Okay’s evasion from the legislation. The prosecutors performed the video once more after handing out the lyrics. Particular screenshots from the video had been offered by the prosecutors. Pictures of Tay-Okay holding a weapon and standing subsequent to a needed signal had been proven to the jury. Moreover, Tay-Okay’s social media pages had been additionally used towards the rapper.
Tay-Okay was convicted on homicide costs final week and he might be sentenced wherever between 5 to ninety-nine years behind bars. A verdict on his sentencing might come as early as at the moment. We’ll maintain you posted.