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Rapper Casanova’s Sentencing Delayed Until June

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Brooklyn rapper Casanova, born Caswell Senior, is back in the news again this week awaiting sentencing for the ongoing Gorilla Stone Nation case.Casanova is among the 18 individuals charged as members of the Untouchable Gorilla Stone gang in a comprehensive RICO case that emerged in December 2020. Visit for more information The gang is […]

TLC Singer Chilli Addresses Boyfriend Mathew Lawrence’s Baby Talk

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Last week actor Mathew Lawrence raised eyebrows when he walked back claims that he was trying to have a baby with his girlfriend Chilli from TLC. Visit for more information Apparently Matt wasn’t talking about having a baby with Chili specifically but was referring to a childhood pact he made with his older brother […]

[WATCH] 6ix9ine Dodges A Beer Can Tossed At Him At Baseball Game


On Friday, rapper 6ix9ine found himself dodging a beer can tossed at him while he taunted a crowd of fans at a ball game.  Reporter Aram Leighton shared a video on his Twitter of 6ix9ine at the World Baseball Classic quarterfinals match-up between Mexico and Puerto Rico at LoanDepot Park in Miami, Fla. In the clip, […]

[WATCH] New Series Documents Over 90 Murders In Hip Hop


Hulu has released a series, Tone Death: Loss & Hip-Hop recanting the recent slew of murders in hip hop. I remember the pain I felt when my mom woke me up to tell me Biggie Smalls had passed away. I was 17-years old and felt like my world came crashing down. Hip hop raised me. I deemed the Notorious B.I.G. […]

Walgreens Decides To Stop Selling Abortion Pill Amid Abortion Pill Lawsuit

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A federal judge in Amarillo, Texas, heard arguments in a court case that could force the FDA to revoke its approval of mifepristone, which is used as one part of a two-pill regimen for medication abortions. Visit for more information On Wednesday the judge questioned lawyers for President Joe Biden’s administration on whether the […]

Arrest Made in Subway Hate Crime Against Autistic Teen

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Comedian/Activist Rosemary Severino organized a NYC Call to Action against racism and bullying after a traumatizing video circulated this week. As a result, a 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the ruthless caught-on-video assault of a 15-year-old straphanger who was dragged off a Manhattan subway and pummeled on the platform, cops said Wednesday. Visit […]

NBA YoungBoy’s House Arrest Rules Modified To Allow Him More Visitors

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Rapper NBA YoungBoy has been granted a modification to his house arrest rules after being arrested on a prior gun charge in Baton Rouge, LA. Visit for more information Court documents obtained by AllHipHop show that Judge Shelly Dick decided to make YoungBoy’s house arrest less restrictive on Wednesday. The Louisiana judge removed two […]

Hurricane Chris Acquitted in Second-Degree Murder Case

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Three years ago Shreveport rapper Hurricane Chris was arrested on murder charges after he killed a man who he claimed was trying to take his car at a gas station.Chris states his actions were in self-defense, however, according to The Shreveport Times, security cameras show a different result. Visit for more information “Investigators were […]

[WATCH] NYC Call To Action Rally For Teen With Autism Beaten On Subway

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Shocking video of teens attacking a 15-year-old in an uptown train station has spurred an NYPD hate crime investigation. Visit for more information A group yelled anti-Black slurs before brutally attacking the boy in the Manhattan subway station on Friday afternoon, police said on Monday as video of the incident circulated on social media.Video […]

DJ Quik Reveals He Almost Fought Tupac Shakur

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Westcoast veteran DJ Quik recently revealed that he almost fought with hip-hop legend Tupac over a misunderstanding. “Outside the studio, he was a jokester – bagging on ns — joking, fun — we toured a little bit. He got in my ass one time too — we were about to get into a fight because […]

Pras Opens Up About Turning Down Plea Deal While Facing A 22-Year Federal Sentence

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Rapper Pras gave his first interview about the legal drama that led to him being investigated for money laundering and accused of being a Chinese government agent. Visit for more information Rolling Stone released a feature about the ordeal where Michael Ames breaks down how the Fugees rapper became the face of a decade-long […]

Nicki Minaj Says Female Rappers Are Being Paid To Diss Her

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Nicki Minaj believes that female rappers are being paid by labels and management companies to diss her for clout. Visit for more information While speaking with Rah Ali during a Stationhead listening event for her single “Red Ruby Da Sleeze,” Nicki voiced her thoughts on the state of hip-hop and the “microwaveability” of today’s […]

[WATCH] XXXTentacion Murder Trial Winding Down As Jury Enters Deliberation

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The jury, who have been listening to witness testimonies since Feb. 7 in the murder trial of late-Florida rapper, XXXTentacion, has officially entered deliberation on March 8. Just a few hours in, the Hon. Judge Michael Usan instructed the jurors to return on March 9 at 10:30 a.m. to continue deliberations. Visit for more […]

Model Yelly Samara Breaks Boundaries Exuding ‘Black Girl Magic’

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21-year-old model/makeup artist Yelly Samara is breaking boundaries snatching up campaigns and making appearances everywhere. Visit for more information The new bronzed-colored ‘it’ model has been seen in BAL Pink Pantheress FT Ice Spice, Lil Uzi’s ‘I Just Wanna Rock’, Swae Lee FT Strick ‘Play Stupid’, Spliff Star’s ‘Live Life’ and Majorlilkween & Bali […]

J. Prince Denies Reports He Was Arrested For Threatening Offset

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J. Prince is denying claims he was arrested for threatening Offset after Wack 100 allegedly told Clubhouse that the mogul had been taken into custody.  Visit for more information The alleged accusation about the Houston vet came from Wack on Friday (March 10). A viral audio recording from Clubhouse hears him saying “he has […]