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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

Lil Wayne (Photo Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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

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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