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Bronx Artist Celebrates Heavy D and the Boyz With Vibrant New Mural

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In Mount Vernon, New York an emerging artist has graced the walls with a mural in honor of local legend Heavy D and the Boyz. The mural was constructed in effort to remove graffiti and replace it with art to keep the community happy and beautified. “The artist is from the Bronx, his name is […]

KRS-One Responds Quickly To MC Shan’s Freestyle and Radio Interview

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In 1986 Boogie Down Productions responded to perceived disrespect in MC Shan’s “The Bridge” with “South Bronx,” starting one of the most legendary battles in Hip Hop history. The feud lasted many years and yielded many songs from multiple artists, but the general consensus is that BDP won with “The Bridge is Over.” Thirty years […]

Thief Steals A Teen’s iPhone And Gets Hit By Train Minutes Later

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Karma is undefeated, and a thief in New York found out that lesson the hard way Tuesday morning (April 5) after stealing a teenage boy’s iPhone. The New York Daily News is reporting that 33-year-old Berthony Louis allegedly swiped the teen’s phone and fled the scene, jumping onto nearby train tracks. It is then that […]

[Watch] Comedian Jon Stewart Saves Runaway Bull From Slaughterhouse

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Comedian Jon Stewart and his wife Tracey came to the rescue of a bull on Friday, April 1 and no, it wasn’t an April Fool’s Day prank. After the couple heard about a runaway bull who was running amok on the streets of New York City, they jumped into action. The frightened animal had somehow escaped from […]

Nas’ ‘HSTRY’ Clothing Teams Up With the Ghostbusters Squad

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Nas and his ‘HSTRY’ clothing line have decided to team up with the Ghostbusters franchise to produce an exclusive collaboration. The collection will include long-sleeved sweatshirts, tees, jackets, hats and much more. Notable pieces in the line highlight key phrases and images from the film. In a video interview with Hypebeast, Nas shares his respect for […]

Queens, New York Bouncer Beaten To Death While Trying to Break Up A Bar Fight

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According to the New York Police Department (NYPD), a 43-year-old man was found deceased inside Johnny’s Restaurant and Bar around 1:15 a.m. with severe trauma. Unconscious and unresponsive, he was rushed to Jamaica Hospital, where he was officially pronounced dead. The Daily News reports the victim has been identified as Dale Reid and was allegedly […]

NYC Subway Rider Dragged To Death After Caught In Train Doors

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A subway rider died after he was dragged by an F train in Kew Gardens, Queens last night. 51-year-old Edward Leonard became caught in the doors of the southbound F train as it left the Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens station just after 6:45 p.m., according to police. He was dragged and struck his head the platform. […]

New Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Queens, NY

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In case you missed it, Queens, New York opened its first medical marijuana dispensary right next to the Queens Center Mall in Elmhurst, New York on January 22. The center, called Vireo Health of New York, started providing clients with cannabis-based medication products made to help patients suffering from pain associated with a variety of […]

$14 Million Worth Of Heroin Discovered By Police Inside Two Pickup Trucks In Queens; Drivers Arrested

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Federal authorities pulled over two pickup trucks in Elmhurst, Queens Tuesday (January 26) and discovered that both vehicles were carrying 100 pounds of heroin between the two, worth an estimated $14 Million. The two drivers, 65-year-old Jose Guadencio Lantan-Vela and 33-year-old Peter Omar Garcia-Romero, were driving the trucks with North Carolina plates and were pulled […]

Strippers Win $200,000 Lawsuit Against Queens Club

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Two strippers have won a federal lawsuit against Queens, NY strip club Sugardaddy’s, settling for a whopping $200,000. Methane Tapia and Shauna Kern, both former dancers at the gentleman’s club sued the Long Island City establishment claiming that they were cheated out of tips, overtime and minimum wage. Though the venue admitted to no wrongdoing […]

Knicks’ Cleanthony Early Shot In The Leg And Robbed Outside Strip Club

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NY Knicks forward Cleanthony Early became a robbery victim early this morning when armed robbers stuck him for all of his jewelry, including his gold teeth. The 24 year old Knick got caught out there outside of the City Scapes Gentlemen’s Club in Queens around 4:15 am Wednesday morning, just hours after the Knicks defeated […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Nas Releases ‘God’s Son’ 13 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip Hop history, Nas released his sixth studio album, God’s Son, in 2002. This may be Nas’ most emotional album coming at a rough time in his personal life. With the passing of his mother and his bout with fellow New York rapper Jay-Z at its height, Nas catered his lyricism […]

#PeepTheVisual: Red Eye – “24 Barbarian Pt. 7” (Video)

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If you’re looking for gully Hip-Hop that remains authentic while never taking itself too seriously, Orlando-by-way-of-Queens’s Red Eye should most certainly be on your radar. And he drives that point home throughout his newly released visuals for “24 Barbarian Pt. 7,” the DJ Tray-produced burner off his ongoing freeverse project. As you can hear on this […]