Incarcerated South Side Chicago rapper RondoNumbaNine may be coming home.
Rondo, 17, was charged with first-degree murder in the Feb. 22 shooting death of cab driver Javan Boyd. He was ordered held on $2 million bail.
Members of the OTF camp announced Rondo’s impending release Tuesday.
DJ Bandz, Rondo’s go to hosting talent, took to Twitter, writing, “Rondo coming home… The summer ours F*CK N*GGAS.!!!! #Free9”
Lil Durk also confirmed Rondo’s release.
“Who said #9 wasn’t coming home #Rt so I can laugh and block y’all #may??” he wrote.
Lil Durk has stood by Rondo in the midst of his legal woes and was confident the “Real N*gga 4 Life” rapper would be released.
Durk appeared live in concert to reaffirm that Rondo would soon be hitting the streets.
“Yall f*ck with Nuski? Turn the f*ck up, bro going crazy. That’s my son,” Durk told the crowd. “Next time I’ma bring Rondo and Fredo. Bro coming home soon.”
Lil Durk spoke with RondoNumbaNine in a short six-minute jailhouse phone call.
According to the Durk, Rondo stated he would soon be home.
“6min just got me on it lilbro said f*ck all you n*ggas he hittin da streets real @rondo600stevedr #OTF,” Durk wrote on IG.
Rondo previously held a phone conversation with Fredo Santana and stated he was “coolin.”
Lil Durk sported a custom sweatshirt with wording that called for Rondo’s freedom.
The “Signed To The Streets 2” rapper posted an image of himself to IG wearing the hoodie that reads, “Free #9 OTF For Life.”
“All my n*ggas we some stars we up now we up now we up now free my son @rondo6oostevedr,” the caption on the post read.
Lil Durk issued a statement via IG on Rondo soon after news of his murder charge hit the net.
“Just talk to my son he good man real n*gga gotta hold em up out here grind time on my end #rondo6oostevedr #otf
“We a different breed of young n*ggas that’s why everybody f*ck with us #OTF,” the captions on Durk’s IG posts read.
Durk additionally called for Rondo’s freedom on Twitter.
“Free my lilbro @RondoNumbaNine F*ck these Otha n*ggas
“F*ck 12 and opps we gone make em free rondo,” he wrote.
Prosecutors allege RondoNumbaNine, whose birth name is Clint Massey, and Cdai, born Courtney Ealy, were part of a three-car entourage riding through enemy territory looking for revenge due to an earlier altercation with an unnamed party, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Rondo and Cdai allegedly sighted Boyd sitting in his vehicle and pulled their vehicle alongside his.
The two 600 rappers allegedly went to Boyd’s passenger door and asked if he was from the neighborhood. When Boyd replied he was from the neighborhood, Rondo and Cdai opened the passenger door and opened fire, according to the Tribune.
Boyd was reportedly shot seven times in all, including, twice in the back and three times in the leg, according to the Sun Times.
Rondo and Cdai allegedly rushed back to their vehicle and all three vehicles fled the scene.
A portion of the crime was caught on surveillance camera, according to the Sun-Times. Rondo’s fingerprints were additionally found on the cab, according to the Tribune.
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