Rapper Young Thug arrested on gang-related charge

Atlanta rapper Young Thug was one of 28 people who were indicted Monday in Georgia on street gang charges and conspiracy to violate the state's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, according to prison records. .

Atlanta rapper Young Thug was one of 28 people who were indicted Monday in Georgia on street gang charges and conspiracy to violate the state's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, according to prison records. .

He was arrested Monday from his home in Buckhead, an upscale neighborhood north of downtown Atlanta.

He was arrested Monday from his home in Buckhead, an upscale neighborhood north of downtown Atlanta.

Young Thug's lawyer, Brian Steele, told local news outlets that "Mr. Williams committed no crime" and that he would "fight to the last drop of his blood to clean him."

Young Thug's lawyer, Brian Steele, told local news outlets that "Mr. Williams committed no crime" and that he would "fight to the last drop of his blood to clean him."

He was scheduled to make his first court appearance Tuesday.

He was scheduled to make his first court appearance Tuesday.

Young Thug is reportedly one of the three founders of Young Slim Life, "a criminal street gang that began in late 2012" in Atlanta

Young Thug is reportedly one of the three founders of Young Slim Life, "a criminal street gang that began in late 2012" in Atlanta

Young Thug's record label refers to its artists as part of the "Slim Family" and a compilation album titled "Slim Language 2" hit #1 on the charts in April 2021.

Young Thug's record label refers to its artists as part of the "Slim Family" and a compilation album titled "Slim Language 2" hit #1 on the charts in April 2021.