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Teenage rapper gets the window to his Mercedes smashed after being ‘racially profiled’ in Florida

Black rapper (16) claims he was racially profiled by white residents of an affluent Florida neighborhood who smashed the window of his $30,000 Mercedes after accusing him of drag racing

  • Jermaine, aka rapper BKBpole, says he drove to his friend’s house in the Maple Glen Place neighborhood of Sanford, Florida, on June 14.
  • The 16-year-old was surrounded by several angry residents who started yelling at him to get out of their way
  • Jermaine says it escalated so quickly that one of the residents reportedly smashed a window of his white C230 Mercedes-Benz
  • He claimed on his social media that the two men featured in the video had been arrested for damaging his vehicle
  • The incident took place in Sanford County, the same area where Trayvon Martin, 17, was shot dead in 2012.

A teenage rapper claimed he had been racially profiled in an affluent Florida neighborhood and residents surrounded his car before smashing one of his windows after accusing him of drag racing.

Jermaine, aka rapper BKBpole, says he was driving to his friend’s house in the Maple Glen Place neighborhood of Sanford, Florida, when he was approached by residents on June 14.

The 16-year-old was surrounded by several angry residents who started yelling at him to get out of their way.

Jermaine says it escalated so quickly that one of the residents reportedly smashed a window of his white C230 Mercedes-Benz. The cost of that model typically runs up to $30,000.

That was when the young rapper started recording on his cellphone.

The video captured a man yelling that he was “racing through my fucking neighborhood in a burnout” while snapping photos of his license plate.

A woman yelled, “Get out of this neighborhood, you don’t belong here!”

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Jermaine (pictured) or known as rapper BKBpole, 16, was driving to his friend's house in the Maple Glen Place neighborhood of Sanford, Florida when he was approached by residents

Jermaine (pictured) or known as rapper BKBpole, 16, was driving to his friend’s house in the Maple Glen Place neighborhood of Sanford, Florida when he was approached by residents

The teen got out of his car and wrecked the car to document the damage and along with local residents.  Pictured is the smashed window and glass-covered rear seat

The teen got out of his car and wrecked the car to document the damage and along with local residents. Pictured is the smashed window and glass-covered rear seat

Jermaine, who shared the terrifying images on his Instagram, believes he was “racially profiled” because they “didn’t like the way I drove.”

“So they felt the need to hit my car with a cone and throw a rock through my window.”

Despite being told to leave, Jermaine stayed behind until the police arrived.

“All I wanted to do was de-escalate until the police came because I wasn’t going to get charged for no reason,” he explained.

CJ Jones, Jermaine’s father, arrived Tuesday after the altercation.

While police were working on the scene, Jones recorded a separate video showing the damage to his son’s car, with local residents he believes were responsible waving in the background.

Resident claimed he warned Jermaine not to race around the neighborhood

Another resident accused the teen of racing through the streets, but his claim was unsupported

While notifying his followers on Instagram of the incident, Jermaine claimed the two viewed above had been arrested on Tuesday

A woman nearby recorded the incident yelling at the rapper and telling him to leave the area while claiming he didn't belong there

A woman nearby recorded the incident yelling at the rapper and telling him to leave the area while claiming he didn’t belong there

A resident yelled at Jermaine as he took pictures of his license plate

A resident yelled at Jermaine as he took pictures of his license plate

While police were working on the scene, Jones recorded a five-minute video showing the damage to his son's car, while the local residents he believes were responsible waved sarcastically in the background.

While police were working on the scene, Jones recorded a five-minute video showing the damage to his son’s car, while the local residents he believes were responsible waved sarcastically in the background.

“That’s a deadly weapon,” Jones said, referring to the rock thrown through the car window.

Jermaine claimed on his social media that the two men featured in the video had been arrested for damaging his vehicle.

The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office was not immediately available to comment on the incident.

Homes in Florida’s affluent neighborhood are currently selling for nearly $1 million Zillow

Meanwhile, Jermaine’s damaged car will no longer be able to drive from June 16, according to his recent Instagram story.

The incident is gaining popularity after the young rapper blasted the video to his Instagram and TikTok account – where he has been posting snippets of songs since 2021.

Sanford County is also known as the area where Trayvon Martin, 17, was shot dead in 2012.

Jermaine sat on the doorstep with an unknown woman filling out a police report as his father recorded the aftermath of the incident

Jermaine sat on the doorstep with an unknown woman filling out a police report as his father recorded the aftermath of the incident

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