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A Wu-Tang Clan Affiliate Just Won A $7M Settlement From The City Of New York

Grant Williams was a Wu-Tang Clan affiliate who lived an otherwise quiet life in Staten Island, NY. The Hill reports that Williams, who was friends with Ghostface Killa and frequently worked in the studio when the Wu would record their now-classic albums, had his whole life changed after Shdell Lewis was gunned down in front of the Shelton Houses. At that time, the NYPD was struggling to find Lewis’s killer — and some witnesses claimed, without any evidence, that Williams was the gunman. Furthermore, according to the AP, prosecutors linked a hat with a Wu-Tang Clan logo to Williams. However, the hat was reportedly never DNA tested. There was, ultimately, no credible evidence to confirm that Williams was responsible for Lewis’s death — but that didn’t stop a jury from convicting him of second-degree murder back in 1997. He was sentenced to 25 years to life. And with that, Grant Williams went from being a Wu-Tang Clan affiliate to a convicted murderer. Recently, however, Williams was...