A Los Angeles-based rapper who acted within the 2018 film “SuperFly” was sentenced Monday to 50 years to life in jail after he was convicted of sexually assaulting seven victims — together with three minors.
Kaalan Walker, 27, was additionally ordered to register as a lifetime intercourse offender for the sequence of crimes courting again to 2013, in line with Metropolis Information Service.
The performer was convicted of three counts of forcible rape, two counts of illegal sexual activity with a minor, two counts of rape of an intoxication sufferer and one rely of assault with intent to commit oral copulation by a Van Nuys jury on April 18.
Deputy District Lawyer Cynthia Wallace mentioned she believes Walker is “really a predator” for his assaults on younger girls and youngsters between 2013 and 2018, in line with Metropolis Information Service.
Walker used Instagram and Twitter to seek out his victims — who had been usually aspiring fashions and actresses — and lure them to places by saying he had booked them for photograph shoots and music video productions that by no means occurred.
Kaalan Walker, who was ordered to register as a lifetime intercourse offender for the crimes, used Instagram and Twitter to seek out his victims.WireImage
As a substitute the rapper raped in addition to assaulted the ladies and underage ladies, prosecutors mentioned.
“After they mentioned ‘Cease,’ he didn’t care,” Deputy District Lawyer Yasmin Fardghassemi instructed the jury of Walker throughout the trial in March, the information service reported.
Walker’s legal professional mentioned he didn’t power the ladies and ladies and that they had been in search of revenge in opposition to his consumer for the false guarantees he fabricated from music shoots and alternatives to fulfill his well-known and well-connected buddies.
Deputy District Lawyer Cynthia Wallace mentioned Kaalan Walker is “really a predator” for his assaults on his victims.Getty Pictures
The lawyer, Andrew Flier, added that the rapper’s profession has been ruined and that he has suffered “a residing nightmare” as a result of allegations he was later convicted of.
Walker — who additionally appeared within the 2017 movie “Kings” starring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig — was arrested in September 2018 and launched on bond. He was taken into custody once more after he was discovered responsible.