Rapper Younger Thug arrested in Atlanta on prison road gang exercise prices

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Authorities arrested rapper Younger Thug Monday and booked him on two gang-related prices, officers stated.

They arrested him as a part of a 56-count grand jury indictment in Georgia impacting 28 members of the Younger Stoner Life Data label, which Younger Thug based, WSB-TV reported.

Younger Thug, a 30-year-old Atlanta-based rapper born Jeffery Lamar Williams, faces prices of conspiring to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and for alleged participation in road gang exercise, in keeping with the report.

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Rapper Young Thug speaks onstage at the 2021 REVOLT Summit at 787 Windsor on November 13, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Rapper Younger Thug speaks onstage on the 2021 REVOLT Summit at 787 Windsor on November 13, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia.
(Photograph by Paras Griffin/Getty Photos)

The costs stemmed from totally different incidents, with the RICO Act cost coming from an incident in 2013 and the gang-related exercise cost coming from 2018, the Atlanta Journal-Structure reported.

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Fellow rapper and YSL member Gunna was additionally arrested and faces one rely of conspiring to violate RICO, the courtroom paperwork confirmed.

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Prosecutors within the indictment claimed YSL operates with the Bloods gang and highlighted quite a few gang-related incidents, spanning years, that embody prison actions, AJC reported.

AUSTIN, TEXAS - MARCH 17: Young Thug performs onstage at 'Samsung Galaxy + Billboard' during the 2022 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Waterloo Park on March 17, 2022, in Austin, Texas.

AUSTIN, TEXAS – MARCH 17: Younger Thug performs onstage at ‘Samsung Galaxy + Billboard’ through the 2022 SXSW Convention and Festivals at Waterloo Park on March 17, 2022, in Austin, Texas.
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One such incident included Younger Thug’s renting of a automotive and ordering the hit of a rival gang member, prosecutors alleged within the indictment. 

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Williams’ protection lawyer, Brian Metal, stated the rapper will contest the allegations.

“I’ll tell you the response to any allegation; Mr. Williams committed no crime whatsoever and we will fight to my last drop of blood to clear him,” Metal told WSB-TV.

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Younger Thug is a Grammy-winning rapper who closely influences the Atlanta space. He has additionally constructed a nationwide following and recurrently brushes shoulders with different well-liked names, together with latest tune appearances with Cardi B and Elton John.

The rapper has a prison file which incorporates an arrest in 2016 for an excellent warrant for failing to seem in courtroom, an arrest in 2017 on drug prices, together with possession of meth, hydrocodone, and marijuana, Fox 5 of Atlanta reported.

He was booked in Fulton County jail. 

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