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NEW VIDEO ALERT: OPP BITCHES – FABDON × TRIGGER OC ( OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO ) *HIPHOPRAISEDMETHEBLOGAPPROVED*

Hip Hop may have started in the Bronx, but it was the borough of Queens that took it another level respectfully. With many Hip Hop acts that made Queens a household name such as Run Dmc, Mc Shan, & LL Cool J just to name a few. From Hollis to Queensbridge the impact these MC’s […]

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FBI Releases Photos of Drugs & $1.5M in Cash from Fetty Wap’s Alleged Drug Ring

The FBI has released multiple photos of the drugs and money seized during its investigation into Fetty Wap’s alleged drug ring. Last week, the 30-year-old rapper was arrested on allegations that he and five others distributed at least 100 kilograms of cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl. Bags of cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl were seen in the […]

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IT WAS ON MAY 20, 1997 KRS ONE RELEASED HIS THIRD SOLO STUDIO ALBUM I GOT NEXT

I Got Next is the third solo studio album by American musician KRS-One. It was released on May 20, 1997 via Jive Records. Production was handled by Domingo, Jesse West, Showbiz, Gordon “Commissioner Gordon” Williams, DJ Cipher, DJ Muggs, Thembisa, and KRS-One himself. It features guest appearances from Redman, Angie Martinez, Mic Vandalz, Thor-El and […]

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IT WAS ON MAY 20, 1993 DR. DRE RELEASED FUCKING WITH DRE DAY THE SECOND SINGLE OFF THE CHRONIC

Fuck Wit Dre Day (And Everybody’s Celebratin’)”, or as a single titled “Dre Day,” is a rap song by Los Angeles record producer and rapper Dr. Dre, featuring rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg, and released in May 1993 as the second single from Dre’s debut solo album, The Chronic. “Dre Day” was a diss track targeting […]

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Atlantic City, NJ, Cops: Man With 10 Bricks of Heroin Arrested, Released With Summons

Cops in Atlantic City say a man with ten bricks of heroin was arrested on Wednesday — and then issued a summons and released pending a future court date. Officials say officers with the ACPD’s Special Investigations Section were conducting a surveillance operation in the area of Texas and Atlantic Avenues. During this operation, detectives […]

Read More Atlantic City, NJ, Cops: Man With 10 Bricks of Heroin Arrested, Released With Summons

Man Arrested In Dave Chappelle Attack Charged With Attempted Murder In Alleged Stabbing Of Roommate

The man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle onstage at the Hollywood Bowl has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his roommate at a transitional housing facility in December, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Isaiah Lee has pleaded not guilty to the felony charge and is due back in court June 2. […]

Read More Man Arrested In Dave Chappelle Attack Charged With Attempted Murder In Alleged Stabbing Of Roommate

HEAR IT: ‘New’ track ‘G.O.A.T’ by Notorious B.I.G. released on eve of 50th birthday blitz

What would a Biggie birthday blitz be without new music? Well, “newish,” that is. Thanks to modern technology, the revered hip-hop legend’s musical legacy lives on with the newly released track appropriately titled “G.O.A.T.” One day before what would have been The Notorious B.I.G.’s 50th birthday, Bad Boy / Atlantic / Rhino Records released what […]

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Quavo and Takeoff Drop “Hotel Lobby” Video Under New Moniker Unc and Phew

Unc and Phew have officially arrived. The rap duo, formed by Migos members Quavo and Takeoff, made their big debut this week with the release of “Hotel Lobby”—their first record release under the new moniker. The Murda Beatz-produced track was accompanied by a video that nods to the modern-day cult classic Fear and Loathing in […]

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You Are the Father: Paternity Test Confirms Flavor Flav Fathered 3-Year-Old Boy with Former Manager

Flavor Flav now has eight children. This week it was confirmed that the 63-year-old fathered a three-year-old boy with his former manager Kate Gammel. You Are the Father: Paternity Test Confirms Flavor Flav Fathered 3-Year-Old Boy with Former Manager According to reports by TMZ, a paternity test done recently confirmed that the little boy named […]

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DJ CLUE RECALLS JAY-Z’S ORIGINAL NAS ‘ETHER’ RESPONSE – BEFORE IRV GOTTI MADE HIM CHANGE THE SONG

The historic beef between JAY-Z and Nas changed the landscape of Hip Hop forever. The battle produced several memorable moments, such as Nasty Nas dropping his vile “Ether” diss track on his 2001 album Stillmatic. JAY-Z responded with “Supa Ugly,” which many felt went too far as Hov claimed he had an affair with Nas’ […]

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IT WAS ON MAY 18, 2010 NAS & DAMIAN MARLEY RELEASED DISTANT RELATIVES

Distant Relatives is a collaborative studio album by American rapper Nas and Jamaican reggae vocalist Damian Marley. It was released on May 18, 2010, by Universal Republic and Def Jam Recordings. The album is Nas’ tenth (third for Def Jam) and Marley’s fourth studio album, respectively. Distant Relatives was recorded between 2008 and 2010, being […]

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Migos Breakup Rumors Spark After Offset Unfollows Quavo and Takeoff on Instagram

Is this the end of the Migos? On Wednesday (May 18), Twitter account @Kurrco noticed that Offset had unfollowed Quavo and Takeoff on Instagram. Generally seen as the millennial sign that a breakup of some sort is afoot, naturally, rumors began to circulate that the close-knit rappers are disbanding. “Migos done finally split up lol […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 19, 1993 GURU RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM JAZZMATAZZ VOL 1.

Jazzmatazz Volume 1 (An Experimental Fusion of Hip-Hop and Jazz) is the debut solo studio album by American hip hop recording artist Guru. It was released on May 18, 1993 through Chrysalis Records. Recording sessions took place at D&D Studios in New York. Production was handled by Guru himself, who also served as executive producer […]

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Nipsey Hussle’s TMC hosts screening for ‘The Marathon (Cultivation)’ documentary

Nipsey Hussle’s brand, The Marathon Clothing hosted screenings for The Marathon (Cultivation) documentary on the rooftop of their new store near Melrose and La Brea in Los Angeles from Friday to Sunday (May 13 to May 15). According to cannabis news outlet High Times, the documentary explores the life of the late rapper as an […]

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BILLIONAIRE HIP-HOP MOGUL JAY-Z INVESTS IN ALTRO, A BLACK-LED NO-COST APP HELPING TO BUILD CREDIT THROUGH EXISTING SPENDING HABITS

Grammy Award-winning artist and entrepreneur Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter has invested in Altro, a Black-led, free app helping users build credit through existing spending habits. TechCrunch reports Altro was founded by friends Michael Broughton and Ayush Jain, who bonded over the belief that credit access should be free. The two men are now helping people build […]

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Women gave illegal drugs to child, posted photos on social media: Harrisburg police

Harrisburg police are asking for the public’s help identifying two women they say took and posted photos of themselves giving illegal drugs to a small child. Few details on the investigation were immediately available. Police did not provide an exact age for the child involved in the incident, but said they were either a toddler […]

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Here’s What New York City Has Planned for The Notorious B.I.G.’s 50th Birthday Celebration

New York City will pay homage to the life and legacy of its fallen hometown hero The Notorious B.I.G. on what would have been the rap legend’s 50th birthday, HipHop-N-More reports. On May 21, the Empire State Building will light up in red and white and feature a crown spinning along its mast in honor […]

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IT WAS ON MAY 17, 2011 KILLER MIKE RELEASED HIS FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM PL3DGE

Pledge (stylized as PL3DGE) is the fourth studio album by American hip hop recording artist Killer Mike. It was released on May 17, 2011, through SMC Recordings, Grind Time Official, Tree Leaf Records and Grand Hustle Records. The album’s production was handled by Tha Bizness, No I.D., Flying Lotus, The Beat Bullies, DJ Speedy, Raz […]

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IT WAS ON MAY 16, 1989 SPECIAL ED RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM YOUNGEST IN CHARGE

Youngest in Charge is the debut studio album from then 17-year-old hip hop artist Special Ed from Brooklyn. It was released in 1989 through Profile Records. Recording sessions took place at Howie’s Crib and at Q’s House in New York. Production was handled solely by Howie Tee. It peaked at number 73 on the Billboard […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 16, 1990 ICE CUBE RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM AMERIKKKA’S MOST WANTED

AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted is the debut studio album by American rapper Ice Cube, released on May 16, 1990, by Priority Records. It was his first solo album, after an acrimonious split from his former group N.W.A. The album was primarily produced by Public Enemy’s production team The Bomb Squad. A critical and commercial success, it […]

Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 16, 1990 ICE CUBE RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM AMERIKKKA’S MOST WANTED

IT WAS ON MAY 15 KILLER MIKE RELEASED R.A.P MUSIC HIS FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM

R.A.P. Music is the fifth studio album by American rapper Killer Mike. It was released through Williams Street Records on May 15, 2012. The “R.A.P.” in the album’s title is a backronym for “Rebellious African People”. Production was handled by rapper and producer Jaime “El-P” Meline; the album was the first collaboration between Killer Mike […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 15, 1986 RUN DMC RELEASED THEIR THIRD STUDIO ALBUM RAISING HELL

Raising Hell is the third studio album by American hip hop group Run-D.M.C., released on May 15, 1986, by Profile Records. The album was produced by Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin. Raising Hell became the first Platinum and multi-Platinum hip hop record. The album was first certified as Platinum on July 15, 1986, before it […]

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ERNIE BARNES’ ICONIC ‘SUGAR SHACK’ PAINTING SELLS FOR WHOPPING $15.3M AT NEW YORK AUCTION

The famous 1976 painting by ex-NFL player Ernie Barnes, The Sugar Shack, known to fans of the popular sitcom Good Times during its opening credits, was sold in a New York auction on Thursday for a massive $15.3 million. The pop-culture piece also starred as Marvin Gaye’s cover art to his 1976 album I Want You. Per Christie’s auction house, the auction […]

Read More ERNIE BARNES’ ICONIC ‘SUGAR SHACK’ PAINTING SELLS FOR WHOPPING $15.3M AT NEW YORK AUCTION

IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 14, 1991 KMD RELEASED THIER DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM MR. HOOD

Mr. Hood is the debut studio album by hip hop group KMD. It was released on May 14, 1991 via Elektra Records. Recording sessions took place at Calliope Studios in New York. Production was handled by K.M.D., except two tracks produced by the Stimulated Dummies. The album spawned three singles: “Peachfuzz”, which peaked at #11 […]

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HBCU GRAD TURNED ENTREPRENEUR LAUNCHES MUSEUM FOR BLACK CHILDREN, GLOBAL CELEBRATION

Spelman alumna Veronica N. Chapman is a social entrepreneur and children’s book author on a mission to help make the world better for Black children. In an effort to achieve this goal, Veronica has launched Black Children’s Book Week (BCBW), a global celebration of Black children and the power of positive representation in children’s books […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 14, 2002 CAM’RON RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM COME HOME WITH ME

Come Home with Me is the third studio album by Harlem rapper Cam’ron and it is also his debut under Roc-A-Fella Records. The album was released on May 14, 2002, by Roc-A-Fella Records, Diplomat Records and Def Jam Recordings. It served as an introduction of the Cam’ron-fronted rap group, The Diplomats, to the general public. […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 14, 1998 EL-P RELEASED HISFIRST SOLO ALBUM FANTASTIC DAMAGE

Fantastic Damage is the first solo studio album by American hip hop artist El-P. It was released through Definitive Jux on May 14, 2002. It peaked at number 198 on the Billboard 200 chart. Music videos were created for “Stepfather Factory” and “Deep Space 9mm”. Fandam Plus: Instrumentals, Remixes, Lyrics & Video was released through […]

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5-year-old Caleb Harris was shot 9 times because he ‘was going to snitch’, witness says

DETROIT – A 5-year-old boy who was murdered along with his mother and her boyfriend inside of a Detroit home in February was shot 9 times, according to documents presented in court on Thursday. Caleb Harris, 5, was shot and killed on Feb. 18 after authorities say the shooter killed his mom and his mom’s […]

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LIL KEED DEAD AT 24

Atlanta rapper Lil Keed has died. Early Saturday morning (May 14), rumors of Lil Keed’s passing began circulating on social media. Lil Gotit, Keed’s brother, confirmed the news on Instagram around 1:30 a.m. A rep for Lil Keed also confirmed to XXL that he has died. The late rapper’s cause of death is not known […]

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Jam Master Jay’s murder case delayed due to alleged witness intimidation

After two men were implicated in the 2002 murder of legendary rapper Jam Master Jay, federal prosecutors allege that they attempted to intimidate witnesses. On the other hand, the defendants claim that they are unable to defend themselves now that decades have passed since the slaying. Jam Master Jay, born Jason Mizell, was shot and […]

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Casanova Thanks Chris Brown for Showing Him Love, Sending Money While He’s in Jail

Casanova recently released a statement after it was revealed that he pleaded guilty to charges involving robbery and drug dealing, but his attempted murder case was dropped. Some people were surprised over Casanova’s plea, which he suggested was a result of being kept in solitary confinement for four months straight. A message posted to his […]

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NYC teen gangbanger who was cut loose while facing attempted murder charge busted again on gun rap

Jahquell James was due to attend a juvenile sentencing program after allegedly shooting a bystander in 2021. A 17-year-old reputed Brooklyn gangbanger who was cut loose despite an attempted murder rap and two open gun cases is finally in jail after getting nabbed with another loaded gun, sources told The Post. Jahquell James was initially […]

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MOTHER SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ALLOWING TEEN DAUGHTER TO MARRY 47-YEAR-OLD MAN

A Texas mother has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for exposing her daughter to sexual abuse after marrying her off to a 47-year-old man. As reported by 8 News Now, Cherry Payton, 43, was convicted of continuous sexual abuse of a young child after an investigation in 2017 after the girl told her […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, MAY 12 1998 DMX RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM IT’S DARK AND HELL IS HOT

It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot is the debut album by American rapper DMX. It was released on May 12, 1998, by Def Jam Recordings and Ruff Ryders. It was supported by four singles—”Get at Me Dog”, “Stop Being Greedy”, “Ruff Ryders Anthem” and “How’s It Goin’ Down”, in order of release—and their accompanying music […]

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Nike Claims StockX Sold Them Four Bootleg Pairs Of Sneakers In Latest Court Filing

The people at Nike pulled off quite the sneaker sting operation when they got StockX to sell contraband to some undercovers… UPDATE: StockX has responded. A few months ago Nike got into a legal tussle with sneaker reselling website StockX when they slapped them with a lawsuit for selling unauthorized NFT’s of Nike sneakers. But […]

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Dangerous criminal’ injured in shootout with NYPD cops dies after he was freed without bail: police

The career criminal who blasted an NYPD cop during a Bronx shootout Tuesday was free to roam the streets despite having an open gun case — because a judge let him go without bail, according to sources and records reviewed by The Post. Rameek Smith, who was shot dead in the melee, was also under […]

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18 years ago today, 8Ball & MJG dropped their 6th album “Living Legends”

Living Legends is the sixth studio album by American hip hop duo 8Ball & MJG. The album was released on May 11, 2004, by Bad Boy South. It spawned three singles “You Don’t Want Drama”, “Straight Cadillac Pimpin’” and “Forever”. In addition to selling 750,000 copies to date, the album sold 121,000 copies in its […]

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Haitian Gang Leader Extradited to the U.S. and Charged for Kidnapping 17 Missionaries

A Haitian gang leader by the name of Germine ‘Yonyon’ Joly was recently charged by federal prosecutors in the United States for his role in the kidnapping of 17 Christian missionaries back in 2021. Although Joly was behind bars in a Haitian prison during the time of the abductions, it is largely believed that the […]

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‘House Party’: See The First Images Of The Reboot Starring Jacob LatimoreThe film is produced by LeBron James.

A remake of the 1990 film House Party hits HBO Max on July 22 and the first images from the movie have just dropped. Produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter through their company SpringHill, the film stars Tosin Cole, Jacob Latimore, Karen Obilom and DC Young Fly. Calmatic directs with a screenplay by Jamal […]

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18 years ago today, 8Ball & MJG dropped their 6th album “Living Legends”With “You Don’t Want Drama” & “Forever” ft Lloyd being on BET frequently, they would debut at number 3 selling 121,000 copies in the first week becoming their highest charted album

18 years ago today, 8Ball & MJG dropped their 6th album “Living Legends” With “You Don’t Want Drama” & “Forever” ft Lloyd being on BET frequently, they would debut at number 3 selling 121,000 copies in the first week becoming their highest charted album

Read More 18 years ago today, 8Ball & MJG dropped their 6th album “Living Legends”With “You Don’t Want Drama” & “Forever” ft Lloyd being on BET frequently, they would debut at number 3 selling 121,000 copies in the first week becoming their highest charted album

*BREAKING NEWS * Rapper Casanova pleads guilty to racketeering, narcotics trafficking conspiracies

NEW YORK — Rapper Casanova, whose real name is Caswell Senior, pleaded guilty Wednesday to racketeering and narcotics offenses arising out of his leadership role in the Untouchable Gorilla Stone Nation Bloods Gang in Westchester County, New York City, and Florida. The 35-year-old Senior, of Montville, New Jersey, is the 13th defendant in the Gorilla […]

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Young Thug’s Indictment Quotes His Own Lyrics. Here’s Why That’s Controversial

Prosecutors included quotes like “I killed his man in front of his momma.” It’s a tactic that critics say is unfair and potentially unconstitutional. When Atlanta prosecutors indicted Young Thug and dozens of others in a sweeping criminal case this week, they cited heavily from the rapper’s own music – a controversial tactic that activists […]

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Mary J Blige Slays Her Strength of a Woman Festival in Alexander McQueen, Jacquemus, Dolce & Gabbana, and More!

The Stylish Festival Will Take Place Every Mother’s Day in Atlanta You can always find past State of Fashion Articles and subscribe to new ones on Bulletin, and you can keep up with me on Instagram and Facebook! The Queen of R&B Mary J Blige kicked off her first empowerment festival, The Strength of a […]

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La La Got Her Groove Back!’: La La Anthony’s Recent Outing with ‘BMF’ Co-Star Da’Vinchi Ignites Dating Rumors

Last week, La La Anthony opened up about her personal life in a sit-down interview for The Hollywood Reporter’s series “Emerging Hollywood” hosted by Charlamagne Tha God. The topics, among others, included La La’s pending divorce with Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony, co-parenting and her hopes for love in the future. Regarding love, La […]

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Diddy Announces Return To Music, Launches New R&B Label With Motown Records

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is making his long-awaited return to music and joining forces with Motown Records for a new label, Variety reports. On Tuesday (May 10), Diddy announced the launch of a new R&B label called Love Records, via a partnership with Motown Records. Per the announcement, Tuesday also marks the mogul’s official music comeback […]

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Fatally shot Brooklyn teen was recording TikTok videos while playing around with gun

An 18-year-old Brooklyn woman was playing around with a gun while recording TikTok videos with a friend when she was fatally shot, a police source said Tuesday. Officers responding to a 911 call at 2:46 a.m. on May 4 found mortally wounded Adriana Graham in the lobby of the Harding Arms Apartments in Crown Heights. […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 10, 2011 TYLER THE CREATOR RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM GOBLIN

Goblin is the debut studio album by American rapper Tyler, the Creator. It was released on May 10, 2011, by XL Recordings. Goblin continues Tyler’s dialogues with his fictional therapist Dr. TC, first heard on his 2009 mixtape, Bastard. The album’s songs were produced almost entirely by Tyler himself, along with a contribution from fellow […]

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Brooklyn gang member sentenced to 24 years in prison for murder-for-hire plot

NEW YORK — A Brooklyn gang member was sentenced Monday for conspiring to carry out a $5,000 hit for a drug dealer, United States District Attorney Breon Peace announced. Ronald Williams, 46, was part of the 90’s Crew street gang based out of Canarsie and East Flatbush. Back in 2013, his co-conspirator, Leon Campbell, was […]

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Young Thug, Gunna, 26 Other YSL Associates Hit With RICO Charges, Thug Arrested

Young Thug and Gunna have reportedly been indicted on RICO charges. On Monday night (May 9), journalist Michael Seiden of local Atlanta news station WSBTV reported that Thugger, Gunna and 26 other members of YSL have been indicted on RICO charges, with Thug being taken into custody at his home this morning. According to Seiden, […]

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Taraji P. Henson Receives Honorary Doctorate From Alma Mater Howard University

She also served as the commencement speaker for the May 7 graduation Taraji P. Henson received a lot of spotlight during the Saturday (May 7) graduation at the Washington D.C. HBCU, Howard University. According to TheDig, the award-winning actress returned to her alma mater as the commencement speaker. She was also the recipient of an […]

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NYPD searching for 6 men who stole 400 bullet proof vests donated for Ukrainian soldiers

NEW YORK — The NYPD is searching for six suspects who made off with about 400 bullet proof vests that were bound for Ukraine. The thieves stole the vests from the headquarters of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America at 2nd Avenue near E 13 Street in Manhattan around 2 p.m. on March 15, according […]

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Here Are the First Week Numbers for Future’s Chart-Topping Album ‘I Never Liked You’

Future’s latest album I Never Liked You is his eighth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, per Billboard. I Never Liked You earned 222,000 album equivalent units, of which 214,000 consisted of streaming units, equaling 283.75 million on-demand streams of the set’s tracks. The remaining units were split between 6,500 coming from album sales […]

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HIPHOPRAISEDMETHEBLOG.COM REMEMBERS CHRIS LIGHTY NINE YEARS LATER ON HIS BIRTHDAY

Even though Baby Chris didn’t recognize his own born day, we do by celebrating his works even after his untimely death. Today would’ve been Chris Lighty’s 54th birthday, but he was raised in a very structured Jehovah’s Witness household so he never celebrated birthdays or holidays. Chris became the most influential hip hop manager through […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY, 8 2001 CARMEN THE HIP HOPERA WAS RELEASED ON MTV

Carmen: A Hip Hopera is a 2001 American made-for-television musical romance drama film produced by MTV and directed by Robert Townsend. The film stars Beyoncé Knowles in her debut acting role (predating her theatrical film debut in Austin Powers in Goldmember), Mekhi Phifer, Mos Def, Rah Digga, Wyclef Jean, Da Brat, Joy Bryant, Reagan Gomez-Preston […]

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Dr. Dre Lost $200 Million From His Apple Beats Deal From Social Media Video, New Book Reveals

The music mogul lost $200 million from the billion-dollar acquisition after a social media video leaked the details early. Music mogul Dr. Dre nearly lost the lucrative deal that made him a billionaire – in addition to $200 million – due to an early leak from a social media video on the acquisition. In a […]

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