Another Jeezus Take the Wheel Moment: Former Fugees Video Director Beat, Raped and Impregnated His Five Daughters to Achieve a “Pure” Family Line
An award-winning video director was unmasked Thursday as a brutal, bizarre serial breeder who repeatedly raped his daughters to create a “pure” bloodline.
Aswad Ayinde, who won an MTV award for directing The Fugees’ “Killing Me Softly,” fathered six kids with his daughters from the mid-1980s to 2002 – and delivered the babies himself, New Jersey prosecutors said.
Ayinde, 51, who most recently lived in Paterson, N.J., also had nine kids with his ex-wife, Beverly, and at least three more with two other women in Brooklyn, court records show.
“He said the world was going to end, and it was just going to be him and his offspring and that he was chosen,” Beverly Ayinde testified at a pre-trial hearing.
Also known as Charles (or Eric) McGill, Ayinde faces the first of five trials next month – one for each daughter he allegedly violated, said Lisa Squitieri, the Passaic County prosecutor handling the case.
Ayinde, held on $1 million bond, was hit with 27 charges including aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, lewdness, child endangerment, aggravated criminal sexual contact and criminal sexual contact.
That’s not all. From Hip-Hop Wired:
The AP also reports that the mother testified in court that some of the babies were delivered at home and never received birth certificates. She also said there were at least two instances where the babies who died in the home were buried without authorities being notified.
When asked why she didn’t try to stop him, the wife said,
“I was afraid to ever accuse him of being demented, or being a pedophile. I knew the word but I wouldn’t dare use it because it would result in a beating.”
Girl, you know it’s wrong. You know it’s wrong! Why did it take you that long to leave and save your kids? That’s the first thing that came to my mind and lips, but there was even more testimony from the former Mrs. Ayinde, from NorthJersey.com:
The defendant’s wife is not named as a victim in the myriad sexual assault charges against him, which apply only to alleged acts against his five daughters. But she said they were all subject to brutal beatings, often deprived food and threatened with death.
During one period, sex occurred in an abandoned funeral home in East Orange with no heat that Ayinde had bought and made the family live in, Ms. Ayinde testified. He eventually renovated one room and lived in it by himself, while the rest of the family was made to live in the dilapidated portion, she said. During another period in their relationship, she said, she miscarried twins after her husband made her carry the corpse of the family’s Great Dane to its grave in a rolled-up carpet.
The family was always on the move, living mostly in Paterson, Eatontown, East Orange, Orange and Brooklyn, she said. By 2002, they separated after a family acquaintance who discovered what was happening offered Beverly Ayinde a place to stay.
“During this time, [the defendant] was running from the police, so things were sort of scattered,” she said. “DYFS was looking for him, the police were looking for him.”
She later added: “He was no longer living under the same roof as us. I also got a restraining order. I just attempted to live life without him.”
What about the two or three other women he had had children with? I hope none of their girl or boy children were raped. Or perhaps, Ayinde did this kind of thing with one woman and not all of them.
These daughters, these babies, messed over before they even had a chance at life. Pray for them regardless of any denomination. Don’t even think that movies and books like Precious or The Color Purple aren’t based on real life. Don’t. Because they are. No black person can condone this kind of thing and “support the brother” and not think about the implications on the mother and her children.
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~ by blksista on March 12, 2010.
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