Self-confessed killer get 7 years for slaying Trenton rapper Young Farr

Self-confessed killer Wayne Bush has finally arrived at his new home — New Jersey State Prison in Trenton — for slaying a capital city rap artist in a grisly 2013 shooting. The state’s judiciary on Dec. 1 slapped Bush with seven years of incarceration for the homicide. Bush, 39, was originally charged with murder and … Read more →

Gunman who killed Trenton rapper ‘Young Farr’ pleads guilty

The gunman who shot and killed Trenton hip-hop lyricist Jafar “Young Farr” Lewis over four years ago has now fessed up, abruptly ending his presumption of innocence in a lingering homicide case that previously ended in a mistrial. Wayne Bush pleaded guilty last Friday to second-degree reasonable provocation manslaughter for slaying the 26-year-old rap artist … Read more →

Judge declares speedy mistrial in Wayne Bush murder trial over illicit witness testimony

The judge who presided over Wayne Bush’s murder trial abruptly declared a mistrial on Wednesday after a woman gave potentially inflammatory testimony on the witness stand, marking Mercer County’s second murder trial of 2017 to end without a verdict. “Very reluctantly,” Superior Court Judge Robert Billmeier said to the 14 jurors, “I discharge you with … Read more →

Wayne Bush murder trial judge: Oops, my ‘snap judgment’ was probably wrong

A woman who witnessed the August 2013 shooting death of her hip-hop lyricist fiancé Jafar “Young Farr” Lewis probably should not have been questioned over her previous credit card fraud plea deal when she testified last week at Wayne Bush’s murder trial. Superior Court Judge Robert Billmeier on Monday conceded he may have been wrong … Read more →

Fiancée of slain Trenton rapper ‘Young Farr’ testifies at murder trial

The fiancée of slain hip-hop artist Jafar “Young Farr” Lewis witnessed her man get shot and killed more than three years ago but still remembers the vivid details as if it happened yesterday. Testifying under oath Thursday at Wayne Bush’s murder trial, Twanna Robinson said she was sitting in the passenger’s seat of her Infiniti … Read more →

Wayne Bush’s murder trial begins in shooting death of Trenton rapper

Wayne Bush’s long-awaited murder trial kicked off Wednesday with the prosecution accusing him of being the gunman who shot and killed a local hip-hop artist. Jafar “Young Farr” Lewis, 26, was having a “nice evening” with his fiancée Twanna Robinson on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, when he was gunned down in the capital city, Mercer … Read more →

Attorneys agree to keep evidence about drugs out of Trenton murder trial

Jurors will never know slain hip-hop artist Jafar Lewis was allegedly gunned down in 2013 over a drug debt. Attorneys for both sides agreed to scrub references to a drug debt at the upcoming murder trial of accused killer Wayne Bush. Prosecutors will be allowed to suggest Lewis owed Bush money as a motive for … Read more →

Victim’s family removed from court after emotions flare

Accused killer Wayne Bush locked eyes with the mother of slain hip-hop artist Jafar Lewis and allegedly mouthed two words: “F– you.” This was a man who had once attended holidays and family gatherings. So naturally, Lewis’ mother, Jacqueline, lashed out, launching into an expletive-laced tirade. Sheriff’s officers had to remove her from the courtroom … Read more →

Trenton man indicted in murder of rapper Young Farr

A Mercer County grand jury has indicted gangster Wayne K. Bush, 36, of Bellevue Avenue, for the August assassination of a rapper known as Young Farr, 26-year-old Jafar Lewis. Bush is charged with murder and weapons offenses for shooting Bush in the head on Middle Rose Street near Brunswick Avenue at 9:20 p.m. the night … Read more →

Wayne K Bush

  • Arrested: Aug. 30, 2013
  • Age: 35
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Aug. 23, 2013, death of Jafar Raheed Lewis.