Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicRap and Hip-Hop · 1 month ago

Why don’t rappers get arrested for what they say in there music?

Update:

Gangster rap is like a confession 

Update 2:

They say threats in there songs

Update 3:

I don’t think anybody that has answered this has listened to gangster rap. In these songs they threaten and they say what crimes they committed that crazy they don’t get in trouble for that.

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  • Statute of limitations makes it illegal to prosecute based on the time passed. Also they can’t arrest someone twice for the same incident. There’s also laws that prevent people from being charged without evidence.  

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  • 1 month ago

    I've listened to gangster rap and they don't get locked up because the cops can't prove they done this. It would be wrong without evidence. But...

    Did you hear about Bobby Shmurda? The cops locked him up on conspiracy to murder. Sure, he had like, two other charges, but still. 

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  • 1 month ago

    1. Because of free speech

    2. Because they are just saying it and there's often no link between them saying something and actually doing it. They are entertainers and storytellers, some tell it realer than others but at the end of the day they are story tellers.

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  • Phil M
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    These things are not crimes. It is just talk.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    because 95% of these rappers never did and will never do what they said they did and will do in their raps

  • 1 month ago

    You mean they make threats. If that's true, who do they threaten? What do they confess? A confession is not a threat.

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  • Mr.412
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Because lyrics alone aren’t enough to be a crime. Half the people who claim to shoot guns don’t even know the difference between an AR-15 and a Glock pistol. 

    They have tried to use lyrics on rappers like Boosie and Tupac and say that it was a confession. 

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  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    cause its just music, its not like theyre doing anything

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  • 1 month ago

    They tried to anyway back in the 80's, despite the 1st Amendment protections...we see how well "they" took it.

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  • Rick B
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    their music, not there.

    There, Their, and They're are not the same word.

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