Carlos Coy (born October 5, 1971), better known by his stage name South Park Mexican, is an American rapper, and company founder of Dope House Records.
stage name is derived from the South Park neighborhood in Houston, Texas where he
In 2002, Coy was convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child and sentenced to 45 years incarceration, and is currently serving his sentence at Powledge Prison in Palestine, Texas.
A wise friend recently said to me that healing doesn't happen in silence.
It's ironic that he
used that choice of words because he
was dead on.
was talking about a phenomenon that is opposite of silent, created by a community that sorely needs to heal.
De hecho, es el grito de guerra de los seguidores del hip hop latino en Texas para liberar a una leyenda del rap conocido como South Park Mexican, alias Carlos Coy
, quien actualmente cumple una condena de 45 años de prisión por abuso sexual con agravantes, en contra de un menor.
was a hero to shaven-headed brown kids in baggy print shirts and jeans, those son of yard men, road builders, roofers and dishwashers, the youths caught between two cultures but not particularly valued by either.
became a conduit for their rage and despair, but also for their aspirations and dreams."
When I think about it, whether you look like what I just described, or you were me, who didn't necessarily look the part, but embraced all the other elements, like living in a neighborhood heavily influenced by black urban culture, embracing Southern rap as your primary source of music, and living a troublesome life, like Coy's
, filled with domestic violence and emotional roller coasters, it was hard to find your identity among other Latinos in other parts of the state or country.
"Fans saw Carlos Coy
as the invincible rapper, the gangsta who could become an icon for outcast Hispanics everywhere," Nova wrote.
Judge Mark Kent Ellis never saw SPM as innocent until proven guilty; in his eyes Carlos Coy was guilty no matter what.
blindfold taken off for this case; the people chosen as Carlos Coy's
peers consisted of an all white jury who would rather see an ex-drug dealer locked-up, than pay full attention and give a proper judgment to the current case.
admitted to having sex with a teenage girl who he
thought was of legal age, but it is stupid to compare having consensual sex with a teenager to performing oral sex with a child.
There was no saliva found on the girl or her
underwear, no witnesses to the alleged crime, and the family of the girl did file a civil suite after Coy
If a child in my family got molested, we would seek justice not money.
They lost the civil case and were upset about it; but the reason they won't admit their accusation were a lie is because of a guilty conscious.
Apart from convincing their child that the crime occurred, they also convinced her
grandfather who died shortly after.
The girl's mother is convinced that her
father's death was due to the stress caused by hearing that his
granddaughter was molested.
admitted the accusations were false, she
would also be admitting responsibility to her
The jury did not take these things under consideration, and the current district attorney in charge of Carlos Coy's appeal is taking the easy way out and not doing anything.
SPM is not perfect, he
faults like everyone else, but he
should not be in jail for a crime he
did not commit.
New DNA tests have proved the innocence of hundreds of prisoners convicted for rape.
This proves our justice system is not doing its job properly.
Why should innocent men like Carlos Coy
suffer because of this?