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XXXTentacion Has Been Killed In Florida Shooting

This afternoon (June 18), rapper XXXTentacion was fatally shot near Miami, Florida. He was reportedly in his vehicle leaving a motorcycle dealer when two men allegedly approached the car, shot him, and then fled the scene. The 20-year-old artist born Jahseh Onfroy has passed away from the gunshot wounds, according... Read more

Snoop Claims Biggie Tried To Have Him Shot & Explains How They Made Peace (Video)

While Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls had the most storied and ultimately tragic Rap beef in history, there were other moments that greatly defined a coastal conflict between the Death Row and Bad Boy labels. In 1995, there was a shooting in Red Hook, Brooklyn while Tha Dogg Pound and... Read more

Keak Da Sneak Recovering From Shooting, Upgraded To Stable Condition

UPDATE: After being shot yesterday (August 21), rapper Keak Da Sneak has been upgraded to stable condition. Still hospitalized, the Oakland, California veteran MC underwent surgery following a Monday morning shooting in Richmond, California. The East Bay Times reports that the 39-year-old member of 3X Krazy was found on the... Read more

Treach Says Biggie Did Not Set Up Tupac & Explains Why (Video)

The night Tupac Shakur was shot in November of 1994, Naughty By Nature was one of Hip-Hop's biggest acts. The East Orange, New Jersey trio had back-to-back platinum albums. Group front-man Treach had appeared on Pac's sophomore album, care of "5 Deadly Venomz," also featuring Apache and Live Squad. Treach's... Read more

Troy Ave Defends His Attacks On Capital STEEZ & Details His Shooting (Video)

Troy Ave's career has massively changed since his 2015 album, Major Without A Deal. The Brooklyn, New York MC independently rose through the ranks to reach the Top 200 charts, with an LP that included appearances by 50 Cent, Puff Daddy, Cam'ron, Fat Joe, Jadakiss, Ma$e, and Fabolous. At least... Read more

Taxstone Arrested After DNA Discovered On Weapon In Troy Ave Shooting

Last May 25, Ronald "Banga" McPhatter was killed backstage at New York City's Irving Plaza. The fatal incident took place during a concert headlined by T.I. Troy Ave, one of the guest performers (along with Anderson .Paak, Maino, and Uncle Murda) and a close friend and reported employer of McPhatter,... Read more

Suge Knight Files A Law Suit Claiming Dr. Dre Tried To Have Him Killed In 2014

Twenty five years ago, Suge Knight and Dr. Dre were business partners at the burgeoning Death Row Records. Two Compton, California natives came together as manager and artist to build one of modern music's largest empires, in less than five years. Today (October 24), Suge and his lawyers sued Dr.... Read more

This Is How We Do: 50 Cent & The Game End Their Beef (Video)

One of the longest standing feuds in Hip-Hop has been between 50 Cent and The Game. The onetime mentor and protege team (along with Dr. Dre) responsible for the success of The Documentary has been at odds for the nearly a dozen years since. In late February of 2005, tensions... Read more

Suge Knight Sues Chris Brown In Connection With His 2014 Shooting

In 2014, Suge Knight was shot 7 times while attending a party hosted by Chris Brown at the Los Angeles clube, 1 Oak. Now, nearly two years later, as reported by the Associated Press, Knight has filed a lawsuit against both Brown and the club, alleging that Brown has a... Read more

4 New York City Hip-Hop Shows Canceled After T.I. Concert Shooting

An investigation is ongoing surrounding a May 25 shooting at New York City's Irving Plaza that left one man dead. At last week's concert billed to feature T.I., Anderson .Paak, Maino, and others, a green room altercation injured at least three, and killed one. On May 26, following widely circulated... Read more

New Allegations Surface Casting A Different Light On The Troy Ave Shooting

Last week (May 25), a fatal shooting transpired at New York City's Irving Plaza. During a show billed to feature performances by T.I., Anderson .Paak, Maino and Uncle Murda, a green room altercation took place that left at least three wounded and one—Ronald "Banga" McPhatter--dead. In the hours following the... Read more

Several People Shot At T.I. Concert. Troy Ave Allegedly Hit. 1 Man Dead.

Several gunshots were fired at T.I.'s concert at New York's Irving Plaza at approximately 10:15pm EST on May 25, according to WABC TV. One man is reported to be dead and at least 3 others were injured. Karencivil.com is also reporting that Troy Ave's management confirmed the artist was grazed... Read more

Dipset/Slaughterhouse Producer araabmuzik Shot In New York City

Veteran Hip-Hop and Electronic music producer araabmuzik has been shot. The 26 year-old Providence, Rhode Island native known for his work with Cam'ron, Slaughterhouse, Styles P, and Capone-N-Noreaga was reportedly shot in a Manhattan parking garage last night (February 25). The artist born Abraham Orellana was struck in the jaw,... Read more

Freddie Gibbs Reportedly Targeted In Shooting Following Concert, 2 Shot

In a year that's seen both Made Men's Benzino and former Death Row Records co-founder Marion "Suge" Knight shot (both survived), Gary, Indiana's Freddie Gibbs very nearly joined the ranks. The New York Post is reporting that the MC was targeted following his Brooklyn, New York concert at record store Rough... Read more

Rick Ross Releases a Video for the Soulful Oyster Perpetual (Video)

While Oyster Perpetual did not make the final cut on Rick Ross' forthcoming Mastermind album, that didn't stop Ross from making a video for the track, which is one of his most soulful releases in quite some time. The visuals feature a lot of footage (some not suitable for work)... Read more