Rapper Young Thug’s racketeering trial has begun with Georgia prosecutors accusing him of being a gang leader in charge of a “wolf pack”.
The Atlanta rapper, born Jeffery Lamar Williams, is accused of co-founding a violent street gang in his hometown.
Prosecutors are using the critically acclaimed performer’s own lyrics as evidence against him.
This strikes me as an extraordinary story. Where does it end? The Stone Roses’ Shoot You Down cited in a Gunchester trial? Donald Fagen nicked for the murder of Richard II in Pomfret Castle? Blondie arraigned at The Hague for violating the START treaty?