The 30 Biggest Criminal Trials in Rap History

22. The People of the State of New York v. Reminisce Smith (2008)

Crime: Assault, Illegal Weapon Possession, Attempted Coercion
Verdict: Guilty
Sentence: Currently serving eight years at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in New York.

In July 2007, Remy Ma got into an incident outside of a Manhattan nightspot known as the Pizza Bar which left one woman shot in the torso. Remy accused Makeda Barnes-Joseph of stealing money from her purse and in turn shot the woman.

On July 13, 2007, Remy turned herself in to the NYPD and was charged with attempted murder, assault, and criminal weapon possession. She later pled not guilty in court. On March 27, 2008, she was convicted of assault, illegal weapon possession, and attempted coercion in connection with the charges.

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