'Superfly' actor, rapper sentenced to 50 years to life for rapes

A l. a. rapper was sentenced to no decrease than half a century behind bars Monday after he was convicted at trial of pretty a pair of rapes.

Kaalan Walker, 27, was convicted in April of three counts of forcible rape, two counts of statutory rape and two counts of rape by intoxication, in accordance with the la County district legal professional’s office.

Walker was arrested in 2018 on the prices and was launched on bail, however he was ordered held after sentencing, in accordance with metropolis information Service.

The rapper’s victims, who had been fashions, alleged that Walker reached out to them over social media offering to assist them professionally, police mentioned.

Walker would lure his victims to places by telling them there was a music video shoot or that he was going to introduce them to somebody well-known, metropolis information Service reported.

When he was alone with the women, he sexually assaulted them, his victims advised police.

The rapper, who glided by the stage identify KR, launched an EP in 2017 and performed a gang member inside the 2018 film “Superfly.” He additionally appeared inside the 2017 film “Kings,” which starred Daniel Craig and Halle Berry.