Jayden O’Neill-Crichlow: Drill rapper jailed for murder offered £150k record deal while in prison awaiting trial

Teenage drill rapper Jayden O’Neill-Crichlow was offered a £150,000 record deal while in prison awaiting trial for murder, it has emerged.

O’Neill-Crichlow, who performs as SJ, was given a life sentence at the Old Bailey on Monday (27 January) alongside four other Tottenham gang members, after being convicted of killing a teenage father in Wood Green.

The court was told that there was a proposed deal in place to sign the rapper, a member of drill group OFB [Original Farm Boys], to an undisclosed record label and that negotiations had taken place during his time in prison.

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When the sentence was read out, violence broke out in court, with police and court security guards restraining a man who had jumped from the public gallery while objects were thrown across the room.

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