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  • Cardi B Becomes Fifth Female Rapper to Hit No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    As Cardi B’s debut studio album, Invasion of Privacy, arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, she becomes just the fifth female rapper ever to lead the list, and the first to do so since 2012. (Comparably, in the last 12 months, seven different male solo...
  • Meek Mill knew 10 years of probation would end in prison

    PHILADELPHIA — Rapper Meek Mill says he always thought ten years of probation would bring him back to prison. Mill spoke to news anchor Lester Holt from a Pennsylvania prison in a phone interview that aired Thursday on “NBC Nightly News.” The Philadelphia-born rapper, whose real name is Robert...
  • Famous rapper covers funeral costs for 3-year-old killed in drive-by on Easter

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – Rapper 21 Savage will cover the funeral costs for the 3-year-old boy killed in a drive-by shooting on Easter. The rapper is a family friend, T’Rhigi Diggs’ mother, Roshonda Craig, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She said the offer was touching and a weight off the family. The...
  • New Documentary Depicts The Moment That Motivated Craig Mack To Join Controversial Church

    A new documentary shed light on the moment Craig Mack — who recently passed away — decided to join Overcomer Ministry, a controversial church referred to as a “cult” by some former members.  New York Daily News reports that Mack joined the church after leaving music. A video featuring the church’s self-proclaimed...
  • DMX faces the music: serenaded by judge, gets year in prison

    A judge heard a DMX rap song before adding his own lyrics to a court proceeding on Wednesday, ordering the rapper imprisoned for a year in a tax fraud case. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff took requests, accommodating DMX’s desire to hear his autobiographical hit “Slippin'” before DMX faced...
  • Rapper Fetty Wap hosts supermarket charity event

    Rapper Fetty Wap handed out gift cards to families at a New Jersey supermarket just in time for Easter. The Record reports the Paterson native visited his hometown Tuesday for a giveaway at a Price Rite in Center City Mall. Marie Sweeney-Tevis, director of marketing and community relations for...
  • Rapper Juelz Santana turns himself in to face weapons charge

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – A rapper sought after a gun was found in a carry-on bag containing his identification at a New York City area airport last week has surrendered to authorities. Authorities say Juelz Santana turned himself into Port Authority Police early Monday and is due to appear in...
  • Rapper Big Boi treats hospice patients to ‘Black Panther’ screening

    ATLANTA – A group of hospice patients had a fun day at the movies thanks to a legend in Atlanta hip-hop. Outkast’s Big Boi and his company Celebrity Trailers bought out Stonecrest Theaters Friday morning specifically for hospice patients to see the movie “Black Panther.” Patients of Loving Arms Hospice...
  • Rapper Tekashi69 and Crew in Massive Brawl at LAX

    Rapper Tekashi69 — aka 6ix9ine — and his crew got into a HUGE brawl at LAX that spilled out into the street … as about 7 or 8 guys threw haymaker after haymaker. The footage is insane … Tekashi was about to walk into the terminal when someone started shouting...