Lil Phat

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Informant: I Bribed FBI Agent With Cash, Cars, Shoes

Man indicted in Atlanta rapper murder says payoffs didn't help him

(Newser) - A former Russian mobster and FBI informant indicted in the murder of Atlanta rapper Lil Phat says his FBI handler asked for and got bribes during the time he was under investigation for the killing. His lawyer also says that despite gifting the agent with $3,500 in cash, as... More »

Rapper Lil Phat Killed Near Atlanta Hospital

Melvin Vernell, 19, was killed in his car at parking lot

(Newser) - Atlanta rapper Lil Phat was shot and killed in a Georgia hospital parking lot yesterday evening, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . The 19-year-old rapper, whose real name was Melvin Vernell III, was shot while sitting in his car. Police are looking for two men who were seen running from the crime... More »

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