News: Max B Says He's A Better Rapper Than Lil Wayne & Drake, "None Of Them Can F*ck W/ Me" [Audio]
Thursday, Jan 21, 2010 5:55PM
Incarcerated rapper Charly "Max B" Wingate has spoken from behind bars and said despite his current situation, he is still a better emcee than Lil Wayne, Drake and Dipset.
Max believes that he deserves to be ranked amongst the likes of late rapper Tupac Shakur.
"Who can f*ck with me," B asked in an interview. "I'ma tell you right now, Weezy can't f*ck with me, Drake can't f*ck with me. The whole Dipset I'd smash, single handedly, none of them can f*ck with me. My sh*t is up there with Pac and them, only thing different is I didn't get a chance to put my album out. But if you listen to my tapes, 80 percent of that sh*t be original music. Original bars, original hooks. Nobody can f*ck with me..." (World Star Hip Hop)
Behind bars on a murder conviction, former Max B associate Hell Rell recently spoke on the rapper's legal situation.
"I had a relationship with Max B," Rell said in an interview. "It kinda hurt me [learning the sentence] because he's a young n*gga, came from the struggle just like me, and I don't wanna see no man do time like that. I'm kinda hurt by that, like, d*mn son, 75? They slayed that boy. It's kinda his fault because he ain't pay for his lawyer. He was running around there wavy, doing shows, you had money for a lawyer, you could have got a better lawyer. His lawyer f*cked it up -- you ain't supposed to be blogging. You a lawyer, you blogging, you don't do sh*t like that. That's not gangsta. You supposed to put that money up, you doing shows. Max B did my whole loop, everywhere where I performed, they had him booked. He was doing shows, so he had lawyer money. He coulda bought ten years, n*gga." (Vlad TV)
Focusing on a blog Max and his former attorney Gerald Saluti posted last year, Tony Yayo also questioned the lawyer's practices.
"It's an unfortunate thing that happened to Max B," Yayo said in an interview. "He just had a kid. I f*ck with Max. I f*ck with French [Montana]. I think he had bad representation with his lawyer. What lawyer do you know that's gonna do a blog with you? That's when I think everything got messed up. That blog f*cked it up. You know I'm always in trouble. When I have a case, I don't do no press, nothing. If you don't got a lawyer there telling you, 'Shut the f*ck up,' you're f*cked up. The lawyer was wack. Your lawyer wants to sit there and do a blog with you? [Max's] lawyer may not have been the one to handle a homicide." (MTV)
Both Max and his step brother were handed their sentences in early September.
Both Charly Wingate and Kelvin Leerdam looked resigned when Superior Court Judge Harry G. Carroll sentenced them in Hackensack, New Jersey. Wingate said he was not happy with his attorney, Gerald Saluti, and fired him during the hearing just before he received his sentence. Witnesses during trial testified that [the victims] David Taylor and his friend, Allan Plowden, were seen in Harlem a few days before the robbery, driving expensive cars and showing off a lot of cash. Leerdam's attorney, Jennifer Bonjean, said her client deserved some leniency because he was only 21 at the time of the incident. Carroll, however, handed out a stiff sentence, saying Leerdam took a firearm with him to the hotel "and did not hesitate to use it." (North Jersey News)
Check out Max B speaking on his rapping skills below: