Designer puppies, private jets and a Jamaican villa: Chicago rappers charged in Massachusetts with fraud scheme

CHICAGO — Rapper G Herbo grew up on the Southeast Side of Chicago in an area dubbed “Terror Town,” a far cry from the world of private jets, tropical villas and designer puppies. His youth, as described in his blunt lyrics, was spent dodging bullets and hanging out on the violent streets near 79th Street and Essex Avenue. But as his star rose with collaborations with artists such as Nicki Minaj and Chief Keef and money rolled in, Herbo, whose real name is Herbert Wright III, said he started to realize it was time to move on from his past and embrace his newfound fame. “Honestly I’m just trying…

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