Young Thug Taken To Hospital Before Court

His attorney said that he doesn’t know of his current condition.

BYGabriel Bras Nevares
Young Thug Taken To Hospital Before Court

The YSL RICO case just took a potentially dark turn, as Young Thug went to the hospital before court. Moreover, his attorney broke the news while in a court hearing, stating that he has "no idea what his condition is currently." Furthermore, these are still initial reports with not much context as of writing this article, so this could mean many different things. However, his attorney stated that he was feeling very ill, and it's unclear how this hospitalization will affect the rest of the trial. Still, the lawyer maintained that medial officials were evaluating the rapper, so an update is likely to come soon.

Not only that, but this news follows previous reports of attorneys and Thugger himself expressing concern for his health. For example, attorney Brian Steel sought a fourth attempt at bond while claiming that Young Thug faces poor living conditions behind bars that could impact his faculties at court. "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," he told ABC News. In addition, he remarked to the outlet that he expressed to the judge that he "previously put forth compelling evidence, without doubt, that conditions can be imposed which permit bond to be set."

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Young Thug Reportedly Hospitalized Before Court

Meanwhile, reports also came out concerning Young Thug's prison diet, which Steel maintained has "zero health benefits." Specifically, reports indicated that the Atlanta rapper relies on chocolate and chips to get by. Also, a lack of access to sunlight, sleep, and exercise is reportedly affecting his health in a very negative way. With all this in mind, perhaps this hospitalization will convince the court that bond is not only humane, but necessary for the trial's smooth continuation.

Regardless of those factors, we hope that the 31-year-old recovers swiftly and faces no further complications in this trial. Over a year after 28 YSL defendants were originally arrested on RICO charges, only ten remain. With processes like jury selection and court antics delaying the trial further and further, health must surely take priority in this lengthy case. For the latest updates and news on Young Thug and the YSL trial, check back in with HNHH.

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Gabriel Bras Nevares is a music and pop culture news writer for HotNewHipHop. He started in 2022 as a weekend writer and, since joining the team full-time, has developed a strong knowledge in hip-hop news and releases. Whether it’s regular coverage or occasional interviews and album reviews, he continues to search for the most relevant news for his audience and find the best new releases in the genre. What excites him the most is finding pop culture stories of interest, as well as a deeper passion for the art form of hip-hop and its contemporary output. Specifically, Gabriel enjoys the fringes of rap music: the experimental, boundary-pushing, and raw alternatives to the mainstream sound. As a proud native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he also stays up-to-date with the archipelago’s local scene and its biggest musical exponents in reggaetón, salsa, indie, and beyond. Before working at HotNewHipHop, Gabriel produced multiple short documentaries, artist interviews, venue spotlights, and audio podcasts on a variety of genres and musical figures. Hardcore punk and Go-go music defined much of his coverage during his time at the George Washington University in D.C. His favorite hip-hop artists working today are Tyler, The Creator, Boldy James, JPEGMAFIA, and Earl Sweatshirt.