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Kendrick Lamar raps about trans parents in new song drawing praise and criticism

Kendrick Lamar raps about trans parents in new song drawing praise and criticism

CNN — Kendrick Lamar’s highly anticipated new album includes a personal, if problematic, song about his transgender relatives. In the song “Auntie Diaries,” from his new record “Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers,” Lamar raps about his uncle and cousin — portrayed as two important and beloved characters in his life — who are all …

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Young Thug song lyrics used as evidence in gang indictment

Young Thug song lyrics used as evidence in gang indictment

CNN — Grammy-winning rapper Young Thug’s lyrics are cited as evidence in a 56-count gang indictment, again sparking debate over whether the lyrics are protected by freedom of speech. expression. According to the 88-page indictment obtained by CNN, lyrics from the rapper’s popular songs — including “Slime Sh*t,” “Original Slime Sh*t,” and “Anybody” — were …

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Driver who fatally punched rapper Nicki Minaj's father pleads guilty and will serve 'no more than a year', judge says

Driver who fatally punched rapper Nicki Minaj’s father pleads guilty and will serve ‘no more than a year’, judge says

CNN — A getaway driver has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a suburban New York crash that killed rapper Nicki Minaj’s father, prosecutors say. Charles Polevich, 71, admitted on Friday leaving the scene of the February 2021 crash that fatally injured Robert Maraj and tampering with evidence, according to Nassau County District Attorney …

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