Today In Hip-Hop: Max B Is Sentenced To 75 Years In Prison

On this day, September 3, in hip-hop history…


2009: Harlem rapper, Max B was sentenced to 75 years in prison for his role in planning the armed robbery, kidnapping and murder of David Taylor on September 3, 2009. According to authorities, Max B, who’s real name is Charly Wingate, had sent his ex-girlfriend, Gina Conway, and her stepbrother, Kelvin Leerdam, in 2006 to a Holiday Inn to rob two men in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

After ambushing and restraining one of the men, Allen “Jay” Plowden, Conway and Leerdam shot Plowden’s partner, David Taylor, at point-blank range in the head when he arrived on the scene. Plowden survived and a week later, Max B was picked up by authorities in connection with the murder. After a lengthy trial, Max B was found guilty of conspiracy to commit armed robbery, kidnapping, aggravated assault, and murder. He was sentenced on September 3, 2009. Although Max B has continually asserted his innocence since his conviction, a judge denied an appeal on August 30, 2012 and he is set to serve the remainder of his 75-year bid in a New Jersey prison.

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  • Ardit Spahija

    FREE MAX B !

  • Taskforce Taylor

    FUCK MAX B!!!

  • MaxBfan

    He really didnt have a good lawyer its niggas who kill somebody and get on 2-10 yrs and he got life for a conspircacy and telling someone to rob another and he didnt plan on a murder that was just the result

  • Ty Rob

    Nigga I dnt give a Fuck how diesel you iz, I’ll strangle you wit dat tight ass headband. How you still hatin nd he locked up tho? Thats exactly why yu ain’t wavy ya clown ass nigga

  • Bossdonx3

    SMFH thats a sad situation man, its fcked up how the system is man free max b hopefully not to late NY needs max b