Rap Lyrics & RICO: Young Thug on Trial
A high-profile felony trial is underway in Atlanta that might have main implications for the music business. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has alleged Grammy-winning rapper Young Thug is the cofounder of a felony road gang chargeable for violent acts and is pointing to his tune lyrics as proof of the gang’s existence. In this episode, we study the case and the controversy across the RICO statue used to cost it – the identical legislation used to indict former President Donald Trump and 18 co-defendants in reference to their alleged makes an attempt to overturn the 2020 election.
Guest: Ryan Young, CNN Correspondent
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