On January 6, rioters made rap songs and videos about being on Capitol Hill
Several of the insurgents who stormed the Capitol building on January 6, 2021 made rap songs and videos about their participation in the riot. One is under house arrest, but the other two await their fate. The Feds charged rapper Billy Knutson aka Playboy The Beast with a criminal complaint that included […]
Several of the insurgents who stormed the Capitol building on January 6, 2021 made rap songs and videos about their participation in the riot. One is under house arrest, but the other two await their fate.
The Feds have charged rapper Billy Knutson aka Playboy The Beast with a criminal complaint of disorderly conduct in a Capitol building and entering and staying in a building or restricted area after dropping the song ‘Patriots: Message To The World’ about his participation. that day on his YouTube channel.
The video, which shows scenes from the riot, has been viewed more than 60,000 times. But that’s not how the FBI got wind of it. A member of his family reported and denounced him.
Playboy The Beast spits: “We fought for all of you, and this is how you treat us? Calling us traitors and pretending that we are not peaceful? But his flow of wonky rhymes isn’t the reason he was charged.
According to Yahoo News, the Proud Boys sympathizer was captured on surveillance video entering the Capitol through a shattered window near the Senate wing doors. He is further seen recording footage and recording inside the building. Through their investigation, the FBI determined that he left after a few minutes. The cell phone number he used for an application submitted in North Carolina registered as a mobile device located during the riot.
The FBI proved through technology, but warned through his blatant rap video, that he was there.
He appeared before a federal magistrate on Wednesday, Jan. 12, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and was released.
He is among 700 people charged with federal crimes related to the Jan. 6 uprising. He’s not the only one making a rap song.
Felipe Marquez, who was sentenced to three months of house arrest, has released a remix of Shaggy’s “It Wasn’t Me.” The Florida native’s spin on the chart-topping song featured lyrics like “We even punched the police” and “We were taking selfies.”
Antionne Brodnax aka Bugzie the Don has released the cover art for her rap album titled ‘The Capital’. Above, he sits on the hood of a police truck during the riot. He was charged and pleaded guilty to riot-related offenses in October. He will be sentenced in two weeks, on January 27, for his participation in the uprising.
Their rap songs didn’t get them to the top of the charts, but to the front lines for treason convictions.