Rapper Young Thug released from jail

- Rapper Young Thug was released Wednesday from the DeKalb County Jail after spending a week behind bars.

A judge agreed to release the rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Lamar Williams, during a court appearance Wednesday.

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Williams is facing charges in a drug case stemming from a 2017 traffic stop case in Brookhaven.

When he appeared in court last Thursday, Williams reportedly failed a drug test, landing him back in jail.

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Wednesday, he agreed to submit to frequent drug testing and undergo an outpatient drug program if he was released.

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