May 20, 2024

EP. 243 — Crimes of the Heart w/ Luke James

What’s Poppin’ con-gregation? Singer-songwriter and actor Luke James joins the show to continue our discussion of scam rappers. These rappers dedicate their art to bragging and giving instructions to their fans on how to commit a variety of scams and frauds. Stay Schemin’!

 

This was originally recorded on April 23rd, 2024.

 

Pre-Order Laci’s book “Scam Goddess: Lessons from a Life of Cons, Grifts and Schemes.” https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/laci-mosley/scam-goddess/9780762484652/?lens=running-press

 

Check out Luke James Season 2 of the hit television series “THEM” on Amazon Prime and Lena Waithe’s hit drama series “THE CHI” on Showtime.

 

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Scam Goddess Pod: @scamgoddesspod
Laci Mosley: @divalaci
Luke James: @wolfjames

 

Photo Credit: Photographer Kelly Kenney

 

Research by Kaelyn Brandt.

 

 

Sources:

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nielaorr/drake-city-girls-summer-scammers-period

https://pitchfork.com/news/city-girls-jt-released-from-prison-drops-new-song-jt-first-day-out-listen

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/03/11/magazine/scam-rap.html

https://www.wired.com/story/teejayx6-scam-rap/

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2019/03/07/feds-throw-shade-indicted-detroit-rapper-selfmade-kash/3091388002/

https://www.michigandaily.com/arts/teejayx6-shittyboyz-and-rise-scam-rap/

https://www.vice.com/en/article/kz4qn9/what-is-scam-rap-detroit-teejayx6-selfmade-kash

https://www.vulture.com/2018/11/city-girls-on-scamming-drake-and-jt-going-to-prison.html

https://www.thecut.com/2018/09/city-girls-are-more-like-you-than-you-think.html

https://www.foxla.com/news/edd-rapper-who-bragged-about-unemployment-fraud-sentenced-to-6-years-in-prison

https://www.ksl.com/article/50983549/rapper-youngboy-arrested-near-huntsville-in-large-scale-prescription-fraud-ring

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