G-Dep Talks About Murder Confession From Rikers Island
Former Bad Boy rapper G-Dep, who is currently facing life in prison after turning himself in for the 1993 murder of a Harlem man, has finally given a detailed explanation for his unsolicited confession.
The shooting, which he committed when he was 18, and was not aware had actually killed his victim, weighed heavily on his mind, and he has now revealed that his guilt was actually interfering with his rehabilitation from addiction to PCP, and preventing him from being a father to his three children.
"I was thinking about it for a while," he told XXL, in an interview from Rikers Island. "That day, I did an interview for this public-access show. Right after that, I decided to just go ahead to the precinct. I remember, in the precinct, when everything transpired, [the police officer] gave me a phone to call my daughter's mother. I was like, 'Yeah, I'm going to have to go down for this, go through the system and all of that.' So that was the first taste of just realizing that it's a wrap."
The 'Special Delivery' rapper, born Trevell Coleman, said that he is spending his time meditating and contemplating the decisions he made that led up to the act and his confession.
"I felt like I was going to go through the same thing again -- being happy, enjoying food and family -- and I still didn't handle what I thought I needed to. The reason why I probably did that at that time is I wanted ... I couldn't really continue to move on," G-Dep explained. "Knowing what I did affected someone else's life. It was the fact that I had children that I thought about stuff like that. I didn't feel it was fair. I just wanted to take care of that, and have some resolve for the situation. I didn't know what was