The first is considered his breakout, which garnered even further attention after the rapper was charged with the double-murder of two members of the YNW hip-hop collective. He released his debut album, Melly vs. Melvin , on November 22, In February , he was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree murder and faces life in prison or the death penalty if convicted.
She was 14 years old when she became pregnant with him, giving birth to him in the ninth grade. Later moving to a poorer part of Gifford , his mother struggled to pay for housing and necessaries. Demons joined the Bloods gang at a young age,  later posting his songs on SoundCloud when he was In late , Demons was arrested for shooting at a group of students near Vero Beach High School and subsequently convicted of aggravated battery, discharging a firearm in public, and two counts of aggravated assault, for which he served several months in prison.
Demons adopted the stage name YNW Melly in In late , while still incarcerated, Demons released his first project, an EP called Collect Call , which contained features from numerous well-known artists, including Lil B and John Wicks. In August , Demons released his debut mixtape I Am You, which later appeared on the Billboard at number on January 10, On January 17, , while incarcerated, Demons released We All Shine , his second commercial mixtape, consisting of 16 tracks. As of March , Demons had amassed over million streams on Spotify with over 10 million monthly listeners.
His most streamed song was " Murder on My Mind ", which was originally released as a single before being added to I Am You. On November 22, , Demons released his debut studio album, Melly vs. It peaked at number eight on the Billboard , making it his highest charting album at the time.
The album included the singles " 's ", which peaked at number 34 on the Billboard Hot On March 13, , Demons released a remix of his track " Suicidal ", making it the second single from Melly vs. The remix included a feature from late rapper Juice Wrld , making it his third official posthumous feature.
The song has peaked at number 20 on the Hot , becoming Melly's second top 20 entry. Demons was arrested on June 30, , in Fort Myers, Florida for possession of marijuana, possession of weapon or ammunition by a convicted felon and drug paraphernalia. Demons was again arrested on January 3, , in Fort Myers for possession of marijuana.
On February 12, , Demons was charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the October shooting deaths in Fort Lauderdale of two YNW associates described as his close friends, aspiring rappers Anthony Williams and Christopher Thomas Jr. Henry allegedly drove the victims to the hospital where they later succumbed to their wounds. Demons turned himself in on February 13, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American rapper from Florida.
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