Three men are facing years behind bars for killing a drill rap manager who was stabbed during a music video shoot.
Bright Akinleye, 22, was stabbed three times with a large hunting knife at a flat in Euston, central London, last February.
During the attack, following an online “war of words”, Akinleye was stabbed in the leg and at one point he grabbed the blade.
He then left a trail of blood at he ran 150 yards to a hotel foyer where he collapsed and died from a leg wound, Birmingham Live reports.
Following an Old Bailey trial, Abdoulie Ceesay, 28, and Tashawn Brewster, 31, of south London, were found guilty of his murder.
Co-accused Oliver Petts, 30, from Bromley, south-east London, had pleaded guilty to manslaughter, which was accepted by the prosecution.
Akinleye, a sports management graduate from Lewisham, south-east London, was involved with a group of drill artists from Birmingham called 23 Drillaz.
He later became the manager for one of the rappers, who was connected with the video shoot where he was attacked, jurors heard.
Prosecutor Simon Denison QC said knifeman Brewster had been recruited to help "punish" Mr Akinleye over a long-running dispute.
Mr Denison said: "Bright Akinleye had been in a long-running dispute with twin brothers from the Aylesbury estate in Southwark called Jospin and Elvis Mayamba.
"At the end of 2018 Bright had posted online a video that showed Jospin Mayamba being manhandled and disrespected by a group of people and it appears that there was a war of words between them that continued in the early part of 2019."
A few days before the murder, Mr Akinleye used Instagram to contact the twins' older brother, Chris Mayamba, who was then in jail in Nottingham.
Mr Denison told jurors: "Instead of resolving anything, they taunted each other and it ended with a threat from Chris Mayamba to Bright – 'When stuff go wrong for u or ur friends Mum just remember I said I don't do verbal'."
On the evening of February 18 last year, the twins' friend, Ceesay, and Petts had been at a studio in Deptford, south-east London, where the video shoot began before moving to Euston.
While in Deptford, Ceesay called Jospin Mayamba, who did not pick up.
He then called Brewster who travelled to Euston from his home in Kennington, south London.
Brewster's DNA was later found on the handle of the knife and more DNA evidence linked him to a pair of trainers that were stained with Mr Akinleye's blood, the court heard.
The jury deliberated for more than 20 hours to reach a unanimous verdict for Ceesay and a majority verdict of 11 to one for Brewster.
The defendants were remanded into custody to be sentenced on March 26.
A fourth defendant, Silas Loko, 27, of Southwark, south London, was cleared of murder.
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