• What Is The Rap Music On Trial Bill?

    1 month ago - By News One

    On May 17, New York's State Senate passed a bill that would place limitations on how rap lyrics can be used as evidence in criminal cases. Now, Senate Bill S7527, or the “Rap Music on Trial Bill,” must pass the state assembly before it can be enacted into law.
    Jay-Z is one of the leading music industry giants advocating for the groundbreaking piece of legislation. In January, the rapper's lawyer, Alex Spiro sent a letter to state lawmakers urging for the bill to be passed.
    “This is an issue that's important to and all the other artists that have come together to try to bring about this...
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