“But nobody saw when I [expletive] smoked him. Roped him, sharpened up the shank, then I poked him, 357 Smith & Wesson beam scoped him.” Those rap lyrics led to an arrest. And things like that are becoming more common as musical artists share more of their content online. But is a song evidence? As one professor of criminology points out: “If you aspire to be a gangsta rapper, by definition your lyrics need to be violent.” (It’s becoming more clear that I’ll eventually do time for my headline puns, and maybe I deserve it.)