Apart from Chief Keef, numerous other rappers from Chicago have mentioned D Rose in their songs such as (POW P AKA pasqual),Lil Reese, RondoNumbaNine, and Edai among others. In Lil Reese’s song “Beef” featuring Durk-Rap Artist" class="wiki wikinew text-danger tips">Lil Durk and Fredo Santana, Lil Reese says “I neva stack, I'm 2-4-14 - Like D.Rose I'm on point for my team”.(2-4-14 is an alias for the Black Disciples)
On April 28, 2014, it was reported that D Rose was charged with the murder of 14 year old Venzel Richardson. On February 12, 2014, while Venzel was walking a group from a convenience store, a tan van rolled up and witnesses claimed that D Rose opened the side doors and fired multiple shots at Venzel, Venzel died at the scene. D Rose was picked out of a line up and charged with first degree murder, he is currently being held on 1 million dollar bond.
D Rose was charged for armed robbery with a firearm in 2013. When listening to Black Disciples rappers, they often say ‘Free D. Rose” in their songs. Some people are under the impression that D. Rose went to prison for a triple homicide, that rumor seemed to have been started by online commenters and people unknowingly passed it along as facts.
D Rose Killed JoJo
In 2013, Tadoe, a Black Disciples and GBE member, tweeted “tay jojo thought da same thing into he saw D.rose and Fredo & keke pull up on him boom boom”, Tadoe was referring to Lil JoJo, a rapper and rival gang member whom was fatally gunned down in 2012. Many started wondering if D. Rose and Fredo Santana really murdered Lil JoJo, but Tadoe soon revealed his account was hacked, and Fredo Santana claim he had nothing to do with Lil JoJo’s murder.
In 2014, a youtube video came out, which allegedly shows D Rose and rapper RondoNumbaNine robbing an alleged gang rival.