Police say Lionel Pickens died at a Queens hospital.
Two men were in custody Friday for allegedly assaulting and stealing property from T-shirt vendors in Santa Ana.
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.
An L.A.-based Jewish rapper who goes by “Kosha Dillz” says his website was hacked by supporters of the terror group ISIS.
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.
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.
Police said no arrests have been made.
Khalifa posted a photo on Twitter inside of what appeared to be a holding cell.
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.
One of Compton’s own pioneers of the gangster rap genre could soon be the world’s first hip-hop billionaire, according to reports.
The 48-year-old rapper — who is also a media executive and record producer — was hit in the arm.
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.
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.
Rapper Lil Wayne said he’s doing fine Friday despite conflicting reports that he’s near death.
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.