22 Savage came to fame last year with his music and his gimmick mocking 21 Savage. The act got so crazy that 22 and 21 were ready to kill each other over the name. Eventually 22 Savage gave the name up and now goes by Funny Mike. Funny Mike was just recently added to MTV’s hit comedy show “Wildin Out”.
The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District Louisiana just announced the largest drug prosecution in the history his fice during a press conference in Baton Rouge Tuesday morning.
And according to the indictments, one the TOP rappers in the city s being implicated. The CEO 22 Savage Travis R. James was among those indicted.
U.S. Attorney Brandon Fremin along with local law enforcement leaders announced that a grand jury indicted 41 people with over 80 counts fenses involving drugs and firearms. Authorities say the arrests were made last week.
“This is not about filling jails. It is not about filling prisons. It’s about assuring our communities and neighborhoods are safe,” said Fremin.
According to the indictment, the organized crime and drug trafficking task force seized heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine, firearms, luxury vehicles, and over a million dollars in drug-related proceeds.
Not small change.
22 Savage CEO was at the TOP the list indictments:
Travis R. James
Troy L. James
Harris Hampton III
Joshua J. Mansion, aka “Josh”
Sidney L. Jarvis
D’Mari D. Harding, aka “D’Mari” or “Mari”
Kim K. Murphy, aka “Ken”
Yascia N. Lafrance
Carl W. Richard Jr.
Melvin A. Jacobs, “Solo”
Michael D. Nelson
Cornelius J. Carter
Corey L. King
Brian W. Hollingsworth