Jamell Maurice Demons, professionally known as YNW Melly is an American rapper, songwriter, and singer, who is well-known for hit songs such as “Murder on My Mind”, “Mixed Personalities”, and “Suicidal”, among others.
Topics discussed in this article are is YNW Melly still alive today, His music career, the murder case, and the trial date.
YNW Melly was born on May 1, 1999, in Gifford, Florida, United States of America, and is 23 years old as of 2023. He was brought up by his single mother, Jamie Demons-King.
Melly began his music career at a youthful age on the streets of Los Angeles as a member of the Bloods, an African-American street gang in Los Angeles, California, USA.
YNW Melly rose to fame in 2017 after releasing his debut EP dubbed, “Collect Call”. He continued to release hits songs that topped charts all over the world.
Some of his popular songs include “Murder on My Mind”, “Mixed Personalities” featuring Kanye West, “Suicidal” featuring Juice Wrld, and “223s” featuring 9lokkNine, Among others.
American rapper and singer, Jamell Maurice Demons, professionally known as YNW Melly, was detained and accused of two charges of first-degree murder in February 2019.
The rapper and another rapper, YNW Bortlen, allegedly killed two of their friends and staged the crime scene to resemble a drive-by shooting, according to the police.
YNW Melly’s trial which was set to begin on March 7, 2022, has been postponed more than three times. He has pleaded not guilty to charges leveled against him. If found guilty, he will face the death penalty or Life imprisonment.
Is YNW Melly Still Alive Today 2023
YNW Melly is alive but currently, in custody at Broward County Jail, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, awaiting his double murder trial. If he is found guilty, he would face the death penalty.