Earlier this year, a New York state jury convicted Taxstone of first-degree manslaughter, two counts of assault in the first degree, one count of assault in the second degree, and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree in the killing of Troy Ave’s bodyguard  Ronald “Banga” McPhatter.

Troy Ave proudly testified against Taxstone during the trial.

Today, Taxstone was sentenced to 35 years.


Taxstone recently said he has been living better behind bars as he had as a free man.

The former podcaster better hope that’s true.


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