Prominent rappers, including A-listers T.I., Birdman, and Lil Wayne, could be called in as prosecution witnesses in the YSL crew RICO trial that started Jan. 5. Other witnesses include 300 Entertainment label reps.
Lil Wayne, Quan, Among A-List Rappers Now Witnesses
The list includes a hefty collection of artists within the hip-hop industry, such as Trippie Redd, Lil Wayne, Future, Rich Homie Quan, Birdman, T.I., and Killer Mike. The YSL crew trial started Jan. 5.
In addition, iconic record label executives Kevin Liles and Lyor Cohen of 300 Entertainment, who Young Thug is signed, are also included on the witness list.
Lil Wayne and Birdman could be called in for the 2015 incident when Weezy’s tour bus was shot at during his beef with Thugger.
The trial in the RICO case will include at least 28 defendants, including Young Thug, who has garnered support from his ex-girlfriend Jerrika Karlae and Atlanta veteran rapper Killer Mike as a witness for his defense.
The state case included a list of 157 experts, detectives, and police officers within the Atlanta Police Department, 125 lay witnesses which include the rappers above, and 62 people in the law enforcement agency field.
Young Thug Charged For Speed Racing
The Slime Season artist was also charged for street racing, reckless driving, and speeding, according to reports by Atlanta’s WSB-TV. The Fulton County District Attorney’s Office said Thugger was going 120 MPH in a car on Interstate 85 in May 2021.
Written by Kendall Parks
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