Shooting suspect wrote ‘incriminating lyrics’ about Stonebridge rapper K-Koke’s involvement in crime
Court hears sheets of paper found on the 17-year-old praised his co-defendent
A teenage shooting suspect wrote an incriminating rap praising an alleged accomplice’s signing to Jay Z’s record label, a court heard.
Blackfriars Crown Court were told the 17-year-old, who is accused of shooting a man in Harlesden train station, kept the handwritten lyrics in his pocket when he answered bail at a police station over the incident.
Kevin Georgiou, 26, of Lawrence Way, Stonebridge, who performs under the name K-Koke, was on the brink of stardom after signing to the Roc Nation label when he is claimed to have been involved in shooting the man for straying onto their ‘turf’ on March 9.
The 17-year-old, who is also a rapper, Georgiou and three other teenagers, including a 17-year-old girl, are all jointly accused of attempted murder and possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.
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All deny the charges.
The girl further denies perverting the course of justice.
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None of the teenagers can be named for legal reasons.
The court heard the sheets found on the teenager said: “Bailed till the 23rd and back 2 report in the AM.
“CCTV footage of the part we was playing.
“They just don’t know all the thing we was saying.
“No comment all the way no-one’s betraying.’
He went on to describe an important silver lining, jurors heard.
“Not everything’s Bad some things are amazing,” noted the teenager.
“Koke’s even signed 2 the nation.
“Youtube love’s crazy he’s the best their stating.”
The victim from south London was hunted down on his way home from a crime prevention football tournament in Stonebridge and shot at the station, jurors were told.
Joseph Mene-Otubu, 19, from Stonebridge, denies intentionally encouraging or assisting the commission of an indictable only offence, namely the provision of a firearm.
The trial continues.