A Cape Coast High Court presided over by Justice Emmanuel Lodoh has sentenced the killer of Cape Coast-based musician Emmanuel Aikins, known in showbiz as an “unruly Grank”, to death.
Convict Bright Ellis, aka Shadow, a 27-year-old craftsman, was convicted after stabbing a 24-year-old musician to death on February 7, 2021, during a fight at Orange Beach Resort, Cape Coast. They are
An unruly Grank was pronounced dead on arrival at Cape Coast Hospital after the incident.
The facts of the case presented by police prosecutors explained that there was a fight between fans of Unruly Grank and another dancehall artiste from Cape Coast over who was more popular.
The two reportedly met at a Cape Coast castle for a ‘rap battle’ but the event turned bloody and their fans brawled, during which Grank was stabbed.
Ellis suffered an injury to his left hand, subsequently lodged a report against the deceased at the police station and was issued with medical forms but was later arrested by the police to assist in the investigation.
The court heard that in many social media posts Grank claimed to be the king of dancehall in Cape Coast and many of his fans referred to him as such.
Reacting to the announcement of the ‘Fras Pon Fras’ album release, fan Sadiq Hiest said: “Face of Cape Coast Dancehall … keep it up Ma Jee!”
In one of his posts on Facebook, the unrestrained Grank said: “If you believe in yourself, show your face and lemme kill you kahpun”.
Another unruly Grank post read: “Not enough talk, not a full basket. Did I mention any challengers?
A viewer named Renownmuziks Dotnet also questioned, “Will Kahpun and Unruly Grank collide in Cape Coast? #high #softmetal #reggaedenshall.
Source: Daily Guide
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