Remy Ma Assault Conviction Upheld in N.Y. Court
Remy Ma Assault Conviction Upheld in N.Y. Court

New York's top court has upheld the conviction of rapper Remy Ma in the shooting of a friend in 2007.

In a ruling Thursday, the Court of Appeals rejected arguments that a judge didn't properly inform jurors before they rendered a guilty verdict.

The rapper's real name is Remy Smith. She's serving eight years in prison for criminal possession of a weapon and two counts of assault stemming from the struggle in which a friend was shot.

Smith had accused the friend of stealing $3,000 from her pocketbook.

Smith was nominated for a Grammy as part of Terror Squad for the 2004 smash "Lean Back." She has also performed with Busta Rhymes and Eminem.

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