A Bay Area gangster rapper whose violent lyrics helped convict him and put him behind bars for more than a quarter century is now free from prison, trying to make amends and restart his career.
Anerae Brown — better known by his stage name “X-Raided” — is on parole, living in Oakland after serving 26 years for his part in a gangland murder more than two decades ago. KPIX reporter Juliette Goodrich covered his trial.
But today, Brown is out of prison and making music again, trying to prove that he’s a changed man.
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