Brendan Dassey's Half-Brother Defends Family in 'Making a Murderer' Rap Song: Listen

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Brendan Dassey is led out of court

The Netflix docuseries Making a Murderer is causing waves with television watchers everywhere and stirring inspiration for some new songs, including a new track from the alleged murderer's own family. 

First it was Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach's side project The Arcs' psychedelic ode to the series' main character Steven Avery, who served 18 years in prison in Wisconsin on rape charges before being exonerated and released due to DNA evidence, only to be arrested and convicted again on unrelated murder charges -- with his attorneys alleging that some evidence against him was planted by the very same sheriff's department that charged the original rape. And now, the lesser known rapper Brad Dassey has dropped his own musical take on the controversial matters at hand. 

'Making a Murderer' Inspires New Arcs Song 'Lake Superior': Listen

To be sure, Brad Dassey is far from impartial in this whole thing. He's Avery's nephew and half-brother to Brendan Dassey, was tried and convicted for aiding Avery in the murder. And Brad Dassey's stance is clear in this case: "They didn't do it."

That's actually the name of the song, as well as the main hook. The self-described "Christian hip hop, Christian rap indie artist" starts out, "Injustice, slammed in the face of two innocent people / They didn't do it, they didn't do it / Come to your senses, everything is just foolish / Things clearly show that it was just a joke / Cops were only there to just prod and poke." 

We'll be waiting on the Manitowoc County Sheriff's response diss track. 

Listen to "They Didn't Do It" here:


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