A Nevada rapper was arrested on a murder charge after Las Vegas police said he “confessed to the murder in his (song) lyrics.”.
Kenjuan McDaniel was arrested August 29 on a charge of open murder with a deadly weapon, a news release from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said.
His bail was set Thursday at $1 million with electronic monitoring, according to court records.
In July, a detective noticed a music video posted by McDaniel on YouTube and reviewed the lyrics and video, the warrant said.
“Detectives noted the music video bore a sufficient level of similarity to the details of the murder.
… Details provided by Kenjuan in his music video were not released to the public and would not be common knowledge,” the warrant said.
“The facts gathered during the investigation were obtained separately from the music video. »