Young Thug‘s YSL RICO Trial is set to be fully explored in iHeart’s upcoming King Slime podcast series.
On Tuesday (August 8), journalist Bryson “Boom” Paul evealed plans for the iHeart podcast hosted by Christina Lee and Atlanta-based politics reporter George Chidi.
The first episodes are releasing next Tuesday (August 15), offering fans a glimpse of what’s to come. The three-minute introduction will set the stage for the “craziest trial in Atlanta and Hip Hop’s history.”
“We’ll dive deep into the issues that have led us to this trial in this town at this time,” Lee said, while Chidi chimed in: “And we’ll uncover secrets about the people at the center of this case.”
You can view the cover art for the podcast series below:
Young Thug is still in jail after his requests for bond were denied multiple times. He’ll stay there until the trial ends, and right now, the trial is moving slowly because of jury selection.
In May 2022, Thugger was arrested after authorities searched his home. The extensive 88-page RICO indictment his YSL crew was revealed to the public, led by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis.