Ronald “Banga” McPhatter

[WATCH] Maino Says Taxstone Caught Bad Break in Manslaughter Conviction

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Maino is adamant about Troy Ave twisting his version of the 2016 shooting at Irving Plaza that left one man dead and two others injured, even going as far as defending Taxstone, saying that Troy Ave thought he was going to get a Worldstar moment at the podcaster’s expense. Visit for more information The […]

Shanduke McPhatter Talks Gangsta Gala III and Gun Violence with The Source


Third time’s a charm is the theme of the gala the organization Gangstas Making Astronomical Community Changes a.k.a. G.M.A.C.C. is hosting on May 4th at the Sand Castle in Long Island, NY. The event will host community leaders and elected officials who work and support the organization and its work with gun violence. This will […]

Troy Ave Sets Up Scholarship Program At His Former High School

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Just a few days after formally being indicted on charges connected to the fatal shooting that occurred last month at New York City’s Irving Plaza, rapper Troy Ave has unveiled a memorial athletic scholarship program named after his deceased friend Ronald “Banga” McPhatter. Still sitting behind bars, Troy Ave, real name Roland Collins, is scheduled […]