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High court declines to take Pennsylvania rap artist's case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is declining to take the case of a Pennsylvania rapper who was convicted of threatening police officers in one of his songs. The high court declined on Monday to take the case of Jamal Knox, known as Mayhem Mal. In 2012, he and rapper Rashee Beasley were arrested by Pittsburgh police on gun and drug charges. A song they later wrote about the arrest contains phrases including "Let's kill these cops cuz they don't do us no good."

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