Former No Limit rapper C-Murder,†who is serving†a life sentence†at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, launched a hunger strike on Tuesday (January 30). He’s†specifically targeting Angola Prison, Assistant Warden Barrett Boeker, Warden Darrel Vannoy, The Department Corrections and the secretary the DOC†James LeBlanc†because the prison’s “inhumane” conditions.
In a statement obtained exclusively by AllHipHop, C-Murder, who is the brother both†Master P and Silkk the Shocker, specifically referenced†Boeker†who was arrested for second-degree rape in December 2016, and has received numerous complaints from prisoners due to harassment and physical harm.
“I am now on a hunger strike to fight these injustices against my peers and against myself,” he said. “Only in Angola can a warden be arrested for rape and continue to serve as an ficer in this Louisiana penal system. This warden has an abundant amount harassment, racism, and physical harm complaints against him from other inmates. We need an internal affairs investigation now.”
According to The Advocate, a grand jury refused to file ficial charges against†Boeker despite the arrest.
In his statement, C-Murder added, “Angola is a disaster.” He also†touched on the dangers speaking out on the inhumane conditions at the prison.
“At a moment’s notice, we can die for voicing our opinion, but a voice must be heard,” he said.
C-Murder is serving the†life sentence†for the 2002 murder 16-year-old Steve Thompson.