Whether victims or accused of crimes, rappers frequently find themselves in the crosshairs of the law.

Jermarcus Johnson sits on the witness stand.
Prazkazrel 'Pras' Michel enters court with his attorney
Prazkazrel 'Pras' Michel enters court with his attorney
Prakazrel 'Pras' Michel walks into court
Afroman poses for a portrait
Suspects in the XXXTentacion murder trial sit with their attorneys.
Michael Boatwright, Dedrick Williams and Trayvon Newsome mugshots
Flo Rida appears in a Broward County courtroom Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023
An empty vehicle appears on a street where rapper XXXTentacion was shot on Monday, June 18, 2018
Young Thug attends the 3rd Annual Diamond Ball in New York Sept. 14, 2017
Rapper Gunna performs at the Wireless Music Festival, Crystal Palace Park, London, England, on Sep. 10, 2021