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Detective Who Headed 1997 Biggie Smalls Murder Investigation Dies At 62

Russell Poole collapsed Wednesday while discussing a cold case with his former LAPD colleagues.

08/20/2015

Rapper 50 Cent attends the 'Southpaw' New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on July 20, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

50 Cent Says Expenses $108,000 A Month; $72,000 For Mansion

Rapper 50 Cent says in a bankruptcy court filing he spends $108,000 a month on his expenses, including $5,000 for gardening.

08/03/2015

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‘Black In America’ Rapper Identified As Victim In Weekend’s Fatal PCH Crash

A woman passenger was also injured in the crash.

06/15/2015

Hip Hop recording artist Jayceon Terrell Taylor aka The Game is seen here on   April 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rapper ‘The Game’ Surrenders To Los Angeles Police In Fight

A rapper known by “The Game” has been arrested in connection with a violent incident involving an off-duty police officer at a pickup basketball game in March.

06/08/2015

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LA Laker Nick Young Proposes To Iggy Azalea At 30th Birthday Party

A special moment was caught on camera during Los Angeles Laker Nick Young’s birthday celebration.

06/02/2015

Chinx appeared on "108 & Park" in 2014 (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images for BET)

Rapper Chinx Murdered In New York

Police say Lionel Pickens died at a Queens hospital.

05/17/2015

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Immortal Technique Rap Artist, OC Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Robbery

Two men were in custody Friday for allegedly assaulting and stealing property from T-shirt vendors in Santa Ana.

03/27/2015

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Mannie Fresh: Lil Wayne May Be Craving More Than Cash Money

Veteran producer Mannie Fresh says Lil Wayne may have outgrown his record label. The rapper filed a lawsuit against Cash Money Records in New York last week, claiming the label owes him $8 million and seeking to nullify his contracts.

02/07/2015

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Jewish Rapper Says ISIS Supporters Have Hacked His Website

An L.A.-based Jewish rapper who goes by “Kosha Dillz” says his website was hacked by supporters of the terror group ISIS.

11/14/2014

Rapper Too Short  performs during the 29th annual Adult Video News Awards Show at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino January 21, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Police: Rapper ‘Too Short’ Flees Burbank Airport After Taking Loaded Handgun Through Security

Police say they arrested a rapper who goes by the name “Too Short” after he brought a loaded handgun through the security check at Bob Hope Airport.

10/02/2014

Rapper Nipsey Hussle performs onstage at the BETX Opening Concert during the 2014 BET Experience at L.A. LIVE on June 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jerod Harris/Getty Images for BET)

Reports: Rapper Nipsey Hussle To Perform At ‘Made In America’ Despite Arrest

Rapper Nipsey Hussle is expected to perform during this weekend’s “Made in America” music festival despite being detained by police late Friday night, according to published reports.

08/30/2014

Authorities said a man was stabbed inside a Hollywood nightclub at a pre-awards show party.  (credit: CBS)

Stabbing Reported Inside Hollywood Nightclub During Pre-Awards Show Party

Police said no arrests have been made.

06/28/2014

Wiz Khalifa, Miguel (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Rapper Wiz Khalifa Busted For Allegedly Possessing Pot In Texas

Khalifa posted a photo on Twitter inside of what appeared to be a holding cell.

05/25/2014

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SoCal Rapper, 25, Shot Dead At Las Vegas Casino

Evan Plunkett, who went by the stage name “Hollywood Will,” was shot Thursday night in the chest in the Sky Villas suites at the Palms Hotel Casino, Las Vegas police said.

05/17/2014

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1st Hip-Hop Billionaire? Apple Reportedly To Acquire ‘Beats By Dre’ For $3.2B

One of Compton’s own pioneers of the gangster rap genre could soon be the world’s first hip-hop billionaire, according to reports.

05/09/2014

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