Here’s your headlines: 1) Stones’ Throw preps the Madlib Medicine Show #12: Raw Medicine, out 9-27.
2) Rapper Lil Wayne can kinda skate.
3) And a drug lord says he was protected by the D.E.A. in exchange for snitching, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
“The United States government and its various agencies have a long history of providing benefits, permission and immunity to criminals and their organizations to commit crimes, including murder, in return for receiving information against other criminals,” Zambada-Niebla’s court filing says. “Perhaps no better example is the celebrated case of Whitey Bulger, the Boston crime boss and murderer, who, along with other members of criminal organizations, were given carte blanche by the FBI to commit murders in order to receive information about the Italian mafia and other criminal organizations in the New England area.” More from NarcoNews here, and more news after the jump.