Young Thug Seeks Bond As Concerns For His Health Continue To Grow

Young Thug and his lawyer are seeking bond for the fourth time.

BYAlexander Cole
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Young Thug has been through a lot over the last year. It was around this time in 2022 that Thugger and Gunna were arrested on RICO charges. However, Gunna has since been released, and Young Thug's fate continues to be up in the air. Overall, there has been a concerted effort to get the legendary artist out of jail. Although, RICO cases are incredibly hard to beat. Moreover, he has sought bond on three separate occasions. Each time, the judge has said "no" as they believe he is a flight risk.

Over these past few weeks, the YSL Rico trial has continued to go on, and these have led to very long hours for the artist. Consequently, there are concerns that his health could be in jeopardy right now. His attorney, Brian Steel, is now asking for bond, for the fourth time in the past year. Although it is uncertain as to whether or not Young Thug will be freed amidst the trial, Steel is trying to put forth a compelling case. According to ABC News, he told the judge that he has "previously put forth compelling evidence, without doubt, that conditions can be imposed which permit bond to be set.”

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Rapper Young Thug performs at halftime during the Boston Celtics v Atlanta Hawks game at State Farm Arena on November 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

“Mr. Williams is not a risk to commit a crime and he’s not a risk to flee the jurisdiction and that’s what bond is about,” Steel told the outlet. With the long hours that Young Thug is being subjected to, he has been dealing with fatigue. Furthermore, there is a worry that he may not have all of his faculties as the trial goes on. This sleep deprivation argument could potentially be helpful for Thug's case. However, it remains to be seen what the judge will decide here.

If there is one thing for sure, it's that this trial has been filled with antics. Whether it is people screaming in court, or lawyers being arrested, there has been a lot on display. Let us know what you think of all this, in the comments below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for the latest news from the music world.

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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.