We're revisiting the story of Tay K who is behind bars at Bexar County Jail was captured by U.S. marshals on June 30, 2017. Despite, all the antics he got into with the “DaytonaBoyz” he's expecting to make it out of prison. Most of his homies have given up on any chance that he will be out, so it is not really sure why he's so hopeful that being said.
Why Did Tay K Become Famous?
Let's deep dive into Tay k's Career. The “Daytona boyz” were founded back in 2014 when they started posting their music to “SoundCloud” consisting of Tay k, Pimpyz and Santana Sage. Their first major single was called ‘drift” which dropped on Christmas day of 2014. After releasing the first major songs that put them on people's radar they started performing at parties as well as local venues and clubs. In August 2015, Tay K released his first major sequel called Biff Xannen, he also went on to release another major single called Sly Cooper, at that point, it became more and more apparent that Tay K was a name to watch.
Tay-K 47 was fined $10,000 and sentenced to 55 years in prison on Tuesday, July 23. The charges were for the murder of Ethan Walker and Mark Anthony Saldivar.
When Will Tay K Be Released From Jail?
In the San Antonio incident, Tay k was arrested for capital murder on October 3, 2017. For which the rapper and his legal wanted a juvenile status. Twenty years behind bars sentenced for capital murder and aggravated robbery charges in February 2018. Another suspect pleaded guilty and agreed to a deal with the prosecution in which she would testify against her co-defendants – including Tay K. Then, a third suspect was charged with a life sentence without parole for the murder of Walker.
On his first day of the trial on July 15, 2017, Tay K pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated robbery in the home invasion case, but on July 19, a jury found him guilty of murder and of a third charge of aggravated robbery. The rapper's song The Race was used as supporting evidence during his trial.
As of now 19-year-olds faces between five and 99 years behind bars. According to NBC DFW, the more serious charge of capital murder would have carried a mandatory 40-year sentence.
What Was Tay K's Statement?
“I want to apologize to all fans and supporters for letting my management and label convenience me that it wouldn't be a good decision to speak out against the way the media makes me look and the complete lies they spread but I'm gonna make sure the truth about my life and my character gets out with or without management or a label and whoever like it f*k you. The way the media inaccurately portrays me has affected my life directly so instead of waiting on my team to get the bright idea to speak up on my behalf things will be done differently. Of course, I'm not perfect for nothing but I'm most definitely not this monster that they try to portray me as with that being said I also apologize for the way I have presented myself I was young and inconsiderate”
Who is Tay K?
Although, being a talented rapper Tay k's criminal historic background put him behind bars of Bexar County Jail. The American rapper Tay K whose real name is Taymor Travon McIntyre was born on 16 June 2000 in Long Beach, California.
In his childhood, Tay k's father Kevin Beverly got imprisoned and spent much of his time in prison. When he was only eight years old his mother had decided to take him along with his sister to Las Vegas, Nevada. When Beverly was released from prison, the whole family moved to Arlington, Texas, in search of a better life. This is where Tay K attended Martin High School before dropping out in the 9th grade – which was the moment he really started focusing on his music career.
Tay K's career started when he was only 14 as part of the Arlington-based rap group Daytona Boyz, alongside rappers Santana Sage and Pimpyz. They released their first track called Drift in December 2014.
McIntyre released many songs while running out from the police, including “The Race” which was recorded during McIntyre's stay in New Jersey and the music video was released on YouTube the same day as his capture. The song ranked at number 70 on the US Billboard Hot 100 after a large hashtag campaign pursuing the release of McIntyre using the hashtag “#FREETAYK”. It peaked at 44 on the Billboard Hot 100 and has over 226 million views on YouTube