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Music : NPR: The charges against Young Thug build on a growing trend of criminalizing rap crews

Last week, the Fulton County District Attorney in Atlanta charged rapper Young Thug (pictured) with an indictment for allegedly participating in street gang activities and violating RICO law.

Ayesha Rascoe talks with Sidney Madden and Rodney Carmichael of NPR’s Louder Than A Riot about the RICO charges against Young Thug and the wider intersection of criminal justice and hip-hop.

(Image credit: SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP via Getty Images)


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