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Tommy Hill , born John Wilson, served two years for drugs.

RAM Squad hip-hop star Tommy Hill, who once was mob  backed  in the music business by Ex-Philly Crime Boss “Skinny Joey” Merlino , got jammed up  on drug charges and  flipped to the feds to testify against his crime cohorts ,  was shot  in a robbery outside an East Mount Airy bar. Read the story by Inquirer writer  Troy Graham for Phillycom.

Philadelphia rap star Tommy Hill – a key member of the group RAM Squad – died Sunday morning, two days after being shot in an apparent robbery outside an East Mount Airy bar, police sources said.

Hill, whose given name was John Wilson, had been living in Atlanta since serving two years in prison on federal drug charges and since the RAM Squad’s breakup  to read click   Here