In 2009, Max B was sentenced to 75 years in prison, accused of being an accomplice to a robbery in New Jersey that ended in murder. (The rapper was not in the state at the time.) The conviction was later vacated in 2016, after a new legal team argued that Max’s original trial lawyer had a conflict of interest in the case, according to Associated Press. His sentence was subsequently reduced to 20 years.
Fun facts about Max B
Max emerged as a key figure in New York hip-hop in the later 2000s, contributing to radio hits like Jim Jones’ “We Fly High” & "G's Up" and slew of self-released CLASSIC mixtapes what we like to call " The Wave" .