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Native rapper who boasted of gangs sentenced

A Native rapper who boasted of his ties to gangs was sentenced to two years for assaulting his former common-law wife.

Robin Favel, 24, was sentenced by a provincial court judge in Saskatchewan. He has 24 prior convictions, CBC News reported.

Favel, a member of the Piapot First Nation, started a hip-hop group called Dogz Lyfe [] to rap about his gang experiences. "I'm not going to deny it. I love gangs," he previously told CBC.

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Rapper gets prison sentence (CBC 6/30)

Native Gang Reports:
2005 Intelligence Trends: Aboriginal-based Gangs in Saskatchewan (March 2005) | Aboriginal-based Organized Crime (Criminal Intelligence Service Canada 2004)

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