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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


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


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.


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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.


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.


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Funeral Services To Be Held For ‘M-Bone’ Friday

Funeral services will be held Friday for the Cali Swag District rapper known as M-Bone. Mante Ray Talbert, 22, was fatally shot during a drive-by shooting in Inglewood on May 15.


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Prosecutors Decline To File Felony Drug Charge Against T.I.

Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to file a felony drug charge against T.I. stemming from his arrest last month on the Sunset Strip.


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Rapper Kanye West Says He Considered Suicide

Kanye West says he thought about killing himself, but now feels a responsibility to make a meaningful contribution to pop culture and art.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/19/2010

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Rapper T.I. Summoned To Court After LA Arrest

Rapper T.I. is expected to appear before a federal judge in Atlanta to explain why his probation shouldn’t be revoked after his recent arrest in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2010