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  • Rapper Lil Wayne leaves hospital; he's called 'all good'

    June 15, 2016 12:31 PM

    OMAHA, Neb. - A publicist says rapper Lil Wayne has left an Omaha hospital and intends to perform Saturday night as scheduled. The 33-year-old New Orleans native was hospitalized after his private jet was forced by a medical emergency to land Monday at Omaha's Eppley Airfield. He was later described... more »
  • Rapper Lil Wayne hospitalized after 2 seizures on plane

    June 14, 2016 9:32 AM

    OMAHA, Neb. - Lil Wayne is in stable condition after suffering what his publicist describes as "two minor seizures." TMZ has reported that the Grammy-winning rapper's private jet was forced to make two emergency landings at an Omaha airport Monday afternoon and that he was taken to a hospital.... more »
  • Rapper who dissed Trump arrested on firearm charges Play Video

    June 3, 2016 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man known in the Baton Rouge area for his anti-Donald Trump rap stylings after he was accused of possessing dozens of guns reported stolen from an area gun shop. 22-year-old Demarcus Davis was booked into the parish prison on charges of illegal possession... more »
  • Police: 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at NYC concert venue

    May 26, 2016 12:33 AM

    NEW YORK CITY - Police say one person has been killed and three others wounded in a shooting inside a concert venue in New York City, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform. It happened around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday at Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square. Police say a... more »
  • 50 Cent arrives in court to explain cash piles

    March 9, 2016 4:32 AM

    HARTFORD, CT - Rapper 50 Cent has arrived at a Connecticut courthouse to explain photos of him with piles of cash to the judge in his bankruptcy case. Judge Ann Nevins ordered the rapper, whose name is Curtis Jackson III, to appear at a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court... more »
  • Lil' Boosie announces he has kidney cancer via Instagram, deletes post

    November 25, 2015 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Rapper Lil’ Boosie announced Wednesday via Instagram that he has kidney cancer. In the caption of an image on his Instagram page, the Louisiana rapper, real name Torrence Hatch, asked for his fans to pray for him after receiving news that he has “cancer on his... more »
  • Testimony ends in trial over Jay Z's rap hit 'Big Pimpin"

    October 20, 2015 4:23 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Testimony has concluded in a copyright infringement case against rapper Jay Z over his 1999 hit "Big Pimpin'." Lawyers for the rap superstar played deposition testimony Tuesday from a former lawyer for the heir of an Egyptian composer who wrote flute notes included in the song.... more »
  • Afroman fined, ordered to get counseling for punching fan

    September 3, 2015 7:20 PM

    BILOXI, Miss. - Rap artist Afroman has been given a suspended six-month jail sentence, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage during a concert earlier this year. The Sun Herald reports Municipal Court Judge William... more »
  • 50 Cent's bankruptcy papers show 7 cars, businesses in red

    August 4, 2015 12:11 PM

    HARTFORD, CT - Rapper 50 Cent says in a Connecticut bankruptcy filing that he owns seven cars valued at more than $500,000, including a 2010 Rolls Royce and a 1966 Chevrolet Coupe. His Farmington property is his most valuable property. It's listed in papers filed Monday at nearly $8.3 million.... more »
  • Police: Unfounded report of shots at rapper Lil Wayne home

    March 11, 2015 1:01 PM

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - Police say no gunman or victims were found after an apparent hoax report of four people shot at the Miami Beach home of rapper Lil Wayne. Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez says police units responded Wednesday after an unknown person called on a police non-emergency... more »
  • Charge dropped in 2010 slaying of N.O. entertainer

    August 24, 2013 11:51 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Orleans Parish prosecutors have dropped a second-degree murder charge against a man who's been accused in the November 2010 slaying of a local celebrity known as Messy Mya. The Times-Picayune reports 27-year-old Jason Hamilton was released from prison Friday after spending almost three years in custody. Prosecutors... more »
  • Hit-and-run charge against Chris Brown dismissed

    August 15, 2013 2:40 PM

    LOS ANGELES- A Los Angeles judge has dismissed a hit-and-run driving charge against singer Chris Brown. The judge said Brown had reached a civil compromise with the other driver and City News Service says the misdemeanor was dropped Thursday. Brown didn't attend the hearing. Brown claims he traded insurance information... more »
  • Police: Shots fired, rapper Ross crashes Rolls

    January 28, 2013 11:33 AM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- Police in South Florida say rapper Rick Ross crashed his Rolls Royce into a building after hearing shots fired nearby. Fort Lauderdale police say Ross and a female companion reported hearing multiple shots fired in their direction at around 5:00 a.m. Monday. Police say Ross lost control... more »

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