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Rapper Tiny Doo charged; his album 'promoted' shootings, D.A. says
Rapper Tiny Doo charged; his album 'promoted' shootings, D.A. says

Among the 15 suspected San Diego street-gang members charged in a string of shootings is Brandon Duncan, an aspiring rap singer. Duncan, 33, who raps under the name Tiny Doo, is not accused of providing the guns or being present at the nine shootings that terrorized a neighborhood where the Lincoln Park gang has long used violence to protect its turf. Instead, prosecutors are going after Duncan over something else: His latest album. Entitled "No Safety," the album features a picture of a gun and bullets on the cover. Prosecutors say that shows that Duncan fits the legal definition of a gang member who “willfully promotes, furthers, or assists in any felonious criminal...

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