RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC ImagesTwo GS9 street gang members and associates of Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda have been convicted of murder and numerous acts of violence in New York City and Miami Beach, the New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office announced.
The two defendants, Rashid Derissant and Alex Crandon were convicted by a jury for the February 2013 murder of a 19-year old rival gang member in Brooklyn.
Both men were found guilty on charges including second degree murder, multiple counts of second degree attempted murder, weapons possession and assault among other charges.
Bobby Shmurda, whose legal name is Ackquille Pollard, was arrested in December 2014 and faces conspiracy, weapons and drug charges stemming from his alleged involvement with the GS9 gang. He currently is awaiting trial.
The rapper is best known for his song “Hot N****” and for popularizing the trendy Shmoney dance.