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Atlanta rapper Young Thug faces new charges in RICO case

Aug. 10, 2022 23:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta rapper Young Thug, who’s accused of conspiracy to violate Georgia’s RICO Act and participation in a criminal street gang, is facing six new felony charges along with four others linked to the case. A new indictment was filed in Fulton County Superior...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 14-20

Aug. 08, 2022 08:26 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 14-20: Aug. 14: Singer Dash Crofts of Seals and Crofts is 84. Singer David Crosby is 81. Country singer Connie Smith is 81. Actor-musician Steve Martin is 77. Actor Antonio Fargas (“Starsky and Hutch”) is 76. Bassist Larry Graham of Sly...

Rapper Gunna again denied bond in gang, racketeering case

Jul. 07, 2022 13:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge in Atlanta on Thursday denied bond for rapper Gunna, who's charged with racketeering along with fellow rapper Young Thug and more than two dozen other people. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Ural Glanville had previously denied bond for Gunna, whose given...

Rapper Gunna proclaims innocence in message on social media

Jun. 14, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rapper Gunna, who was arrested last month on a racketeering charge, said in a message posted on social media that 2022 has been one of the best years of his life, “despite this difficult situation.” The rapper, whose given name is Sergio Kitchens, proclaimed his...

Man arrested in shooting death of Atlanta rapper Trouble

Jun. 07, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting Atlanta rapper Trouble has been denied bond after a confrontation that investigators allege stemmed from jealousy over a woman. A judge in Rockdale County on Tuesday denied bail to 33-year-old Jamichael Jones of Jonesboro, local...

Georgia sheriff: Teen threatened death for Young Thug arrest

Jun. 03, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials have arrested an 18-year-old who they say threatened online to kill a sheriff and his wife over the arrest of rappers Young Thug and Gunna and others. Fulton County Sheriff Patrick Labat, alleged to be the target of the threats, announced the arrest...

Judge denies bond for rapper Young Thug in RICO case

Jun. 02, 2022 20:25 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia judge denied bond Thursday evening for Atlanta rapper Young Thug, who's accused of conspiracy to violate Georgia’s RICO Act and participation in a criminal street gang. Fulton County Judge Ural Glanville handed down the ruling saying he has significant...

Rappers Young Thug, Gunna remain jailed in racketeering case

May. 23, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rappers Young Thug and Gunna remained jailed on racketeering charges Monday in Atlanta following a court hearing in a case in which prosecutors have accused them of being members of a violent street gang that committed multiple murders, shootings and carjackings. A...

Rapper J. Cole to play pro basketball in Canada

May. 19, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

SCARBOROUGH, Ontario (AP) — Rapper J. Cole will play another season of pro basketball, this time in Canada. The Canadian Elite Basketball League tweeted Thursday night that the 37-year-old rapper will join the Scarborough Shooting Stars in the coming season as a guard. The season...