New law in California stops rap lyrics from being used as evidence in court

California has introduced a new bill that restricts the use of rap lyrics as evidence in court.

It follows the recent indictments of US rappers Young Thug and Gunna, whose lyrics have been directly quoted at them in an ongoing legal trial.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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