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Rapper Jah Youth makes video about murder he's charged with while out on bail

While he was free on bail for a murder charge in a man's beating death in Cradock, a video of Jah-Youth Sutton was posted on YouTube. Priceless

In it, he and another man perform a rap song sprinkled with racial epithets and references to violence, which jeeringly mentions a mother crying in a morgue.

The victim in the murder case, Darius Powell, 20, died in August 2006, hours after he was beaten with a gun so severely that his skull caved in, Commonwealth's Attorney Earle C. Mobley said at Sutton's sentencing Wednesday.

Sutton contended that the video was not expressing anything he wanted to do but was "like art."

Mobley said it was not art, but "bragging."

Circuit Judge Kenneth R. Melvin stood up and leaned over the bench to watch the act on the court clerk's computer before passing sentence. After hearing from both sides, he gave Sutton 25 years' active time, as well as

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Added: Dec-5-2009 
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