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Twisted Black (born Tommy Burns, October 18, 1976) is a rapper from Detroit, Michigan and settled in Fort Worth, Texas as a teen. He is on the 3R Entertainment/Scarred 4 Life Records label, and has also gone under the pseudonym "145". His debut album with the duo One Gud Cide, Look What The Streets Made, sold 10,000 copies in less than 30 days. In 1998, he was incarcerated for a period of time. In July 2006, Twisted Black was arrested and charged by officers with the Drug Enforcement Administration in Midland, Texas, shortly after signing a deal with New York-based independent record label TVT Records. His TVT debut album, Street Fame, was released on March 6, 2007. Due out on the album release date is a DVD titled The Rise Of Twisted Black which was released through Twisted Black's own imprint "Scarred For Life."
On February 22, 2007, he was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Federal drug charges. On May 2, 2008, he won an appeal for a re-sentencing due to changes in sentencing guidelines regarding crack cocaine.