Young Thug: Grammy-winning rapper indicted on extra gang-related fees in Georgia court docket

The rapper was initially indicted in Could on conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act and participation in felony road gang exercise.

A re-indictment filed on August 5 in Fulton County Superior Courtroom accuses the rapper of 9 new fees, together with extra fees of taking part in felony road gang exercise and violating the Georgia Managed Substances Act.

He was additionally indicted on different fees of possession of a firearm throughout the fee of a felony and a brand new cost of possession of a machine gun.

Brian Metal, Young Thug’s legal professional, informed CNN in a written assertion that his shopper “has committed no crime whatsoever.”

“I look forward to the commencement of the jury trial,” Metal added.

The indictments accuse Young Thug, whose actual identify is Jeffery Williams, of being one of many founders of Young Slime Life, a felony road gang began in late 2012 in Atlanta with ties to a different “national” gang.

In keeping with that preliminary indictment, Williams and others “conspired to associate together and with others for the common purposes of illegally obtaining money and property through a pattern of racketeering activity and conducting and participating in the enterprise through a pattern of racketeering activity.”

The brand new 95-page re-indictment names different associates of Young Slime Life and makes use of Instagram pictures posted by the defendants as proof and cites violations that allegedly occurred way back to 2013.

Different alleged members of the YSL enterprise are accused of violent offenses in each indictments, together with homicide, aggravated assault with a lethal weapon and armed theft.

Young Thug received a Grammy in 2019 for his work with artists Infantile Gambino and Ludwig Göransson on the hit music “This is America,” which received a complete of 4 Grammy awards that yr.

CNN’s Jarrod Wardwell contributed to this report.