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Rapper and TV reality star Benzino was shot at his mother's funeral Saturday. (credit: Scott Gries/Getty Images Entertainment)

Rapper, Reality TV Star Shot During His Mother’s Funeral

The 48-year-old rapper — who is also a media executive and record producer — was hit in the arm.

03/29/2014

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Rapper The Game Donates $10K For Funeral Of Girl Killed Outside Moreno Valley Party

Well-known rapper The Game has donated $10,000 for the funeral of a 6-year-old girl who was gunned down in an apparent gang-related shooting outside of a party in Moreno Valley over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Rapper Kanye West Scuffles With Paparazzi At LAX

Police were investigating a scuffle Friday between rapper Kanye West and a cameraman at Los Angeles International Airport, where paparazzi are known to lurk in hopes of snapping shots of celebrities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2013

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Rapper Lil Wayne Says He’s ‘Good’ Amid Near Death Reports

Rapper Lil Wayne said he’s doing fine Friday despite conflicting reports that he’s near death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/15/2013

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Rapper Guerilla Black Arrested In Alleged Credit Card Fraud Scheme

Rapper Charles Tony Williamson, also known as Guerilla Black, was among a group arrested Wednesday on allegations of credit card fraud, Manhattan Beach police reported.

01/16/2013

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$25K Reward Offered For Information In Murder Of ‘Cali Swag District’ Rapper

Investigators are posting a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the gunman who killed a local rapper known as M-Bone.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2012

Rapper Heavy D died on Nov. 8 at the age of 44. (credit: Chris McKay/Getty Images)

Coroner Releases Heavy D’s Cause Of Death

According to an autopsy, Dwight Errington Myers died from a pulmonary embolism caused by deep leg vein thrombosis.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2011

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Rapper Tyler,The Creator Arrested On Vandalism Charges Following Show At The Roxy

A rapper known as Tyler, the Creator was arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism after allegedly trashing electronic equipment following a show at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, authorities said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2011

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Rapper Heavy D Dead At 44

Rapper Heavy D has died at the age of 44.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2011

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LA County Sheriff’s Say They Won’t Seek Criminal Charges Against The Game Over Tweet Prank

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says it will not seek criminal charges against The Game after a tweet from the rapper’s account incited a telephone flash mob that overwhelmed the emergency phone system at a sheriff’s station.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/17/2011

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Rapper ‘The Game’ Under Investigation After Tweeting LA Sheriff’s Phone Number

The rapper known as ‘The Game’ was under investigation Saturday for allegedly jamming telephone lines at the sheriff’s Compton Station.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2011

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Rapper Tone Loc Pleads Not Guilty To Domestic Violence Charge

Rapper Tone Loc — best known for the hits “Funky Cold Medina” and “Wild Thing” — pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony charges involving a suspected domestic violence call in Burbank.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2011

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Rapper Tone Loc Out On Bail Following Domestic Violence Arrest

Rapper Tone Loc was out on bail Sunday after being arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence.

06/19/2011

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Convicted Felon Reportedly Admits To Shooting Tupac In Online Posting

New York City police have begun an investigation into an online posting supposedly from a convicted felon who claims to have shot and robbed slain rapper Tupac Shakur.

06/15/2011

Rapper Flo Rida Busted For Alleged DUI In Miami Beach

A large crowd pleaded with officers to let rapper Flo Rida go and one fan offered to drive him home after he was charged with driving under the influence early Thursday in Miami Beach, police said.

06/09/2011

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