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Chicago’s Homicide Clearance Rate Drops After Years of Slow Improvement

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Chicago has been the poster city for violence in America over the last decade or two. And after chipping away at a persistently low homicide clearance rate, the number of murders solved by Chicago police has dropped in 2020, department officials said Monday. The city has finally seen a reasonable drop, from 50.3% solved in […]

King Von Passes Away At 26

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Chicago-bred rapper King Von has reportedly passed away after succumbing to gunshot wounds. Per the AJC, an officer-involved shooting took place outside of Atlanta’s Monaco Hookah Lounge between two groups. According to multiple reports, the two groups in question were Von and southern rapper Quando Rondo’s camps. t the time of the shooting, two people […]

Lil TJay Says Tekashi 69’s Team Allegedly Tried to Pay Him to Troll

Lil TJay Says Tekashi 69's Team Allegedly Tried to Pay Him to Troll

Since Tekashi 69’s release, he has been on almost every persons’ radar. The rapper has been trolling nonstop since his release from prison, picking an argument with almost every celebrity in the industry …. except Nicki Minaj and Akon of course. Recently, Durk and a few other Chicago celebrities made it known that 6ix9ine was […]

Vic Mensa Releases New ‘V Tape’ Project Today

Vic Mensa Releases New ‘V Tape’ Project Today

Chicago artist Vic Mensa has today released his new 7-track titled V Tape on Roc Nation Records featuring the likes of Snoh Aalegra, Eryn Allen Kayne, SAINt JHN, BJ The Chicago Kid and Peter CottonTale. The excellent 26-and-a-half-minute offering from Mensa is fully accompanied by a visualizer to every track plus the below film clip […]

Mother of Murdered Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Calls for Peace

Mother of Murdered Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Calls for Peace

Last week the city of Chicago was rocked by the murder of FBG Duck in the city’s downtown area. While the fear of retaliation rises, Duck’s mother, LaSheena Weekly, is asking for peace. “I am here today to ask for peace in the city of Chicago,” Weekly said at a press conference. “I am asking […]

Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Shot and Killed In City’s Downtown Area

Mother of Murdered Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Calls for Peace

The gun violence in Chicago has taken yet another rising talent. Rapper FBG Duck was shot and killed today in the Gold Coast area of downtown Chicago.  The controversial rapper who has gained notoriety with songs like “Slide” was a fan favorite both in and outside of Chicago.  Chicago police spokesperson Tom Ahern said three […]

Lupe Fiasco Releases New ‘House’ EP Today With Kaelin Ellis

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Grammy-nominated, No. 1 charting Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco has today released his eagerly anticipated new 5-track EP titled House in conjunction with producer Kaelin Ellis on both 1st and 15th and Thirty Tigers record imprints. While the new EP entirely self-produced collaboratively by Fiasco and Kaelin Ellis together, it also features guest appearances from the […]

Another Violent Chicago Holiday Weekend Leaves 77 Shot and 14 Dead

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Monday mornings in Chicago never start with positivity. In fact, Monday morning is a time where most in the city begin their week with the more horrific news of more people being killed at alarming rates.  At least 77 people were shot in Chicago since the start of the July 4th holiday weekend, 13 of […]

SOURCE SPORTS: NBA Really Wants a Second Bubble For Non-Playoff Bound Teams

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The NBA wants to do something for those teams that didn’t qualify for the Orlando bubble. The league is finalizing a second bubble site in Chicago, which will host the eight teams who will not play in Orlando, according to ESPN‘s Jackie MacMullan. Teams are expected to arrive in Chicago in September, then hold a training […]

‘Operation Full Circle’ Names 24 Chicago Gang Members in Formal Indictment

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The Chicago Black P-Stones Nation is at the center of a major legal investigation named “Operation Full Circle.” According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, investigators targeted members of the Black P-Stones Nation and the Wicked Town faction of the Traveling Vice Lords. According to prosecutors, indictments […]

Common Celebrates 2020 Chicago Graduates with Special Video Message

Common Denies Jaguar Wright's Sexual Allegations: 'I Don’t Know What She’s Going Through'

Common participated in the city of Chicago’s mass celebration for 2020 high school students. The event was broadcast across area channels and titled Grad 2020: For Chicago. The Chicago icon made an appearance and gave a special message. “You all have accomplished something that no other class in the history of America, in the history […]

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