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Obie Trice Loses Mother to Breast Cancer
Detroit MC Obie Trice lost his beloved mother to breast cancer yesterday (July 12).
While details are still scarce, the former Eminem protégé reveals to All Hip Hop that his mother, Ms. Elanore, succumbed to the illness yesterday. "My mom was ...
Rick Ross Sued for $15,000 in Death of Dog
Rick Ross raps of "a chopper in the car" in Lil Wayne's 'John,' but it seems like he's let his dogs do the dirty work as of late.
The Miami rhymer has been named in a lawsuit, according to TMZ, after three of his pitbulls escaped from his Atlanta mansion in April…
Michael Jackson: How the Star Rakes in Cash After Death
It's been two years since the untimely death of Michael Jackson, but that hasn't stopped fans from doing their best to hold on to the memory of the King of Pop. Since his death, the pop icon has seen a bittersweet career resurgence that has spilled over into film, video games and merchandi…
Insurance Company Sues Over Michael Jackson’s Policy
The company insuring Michael Jackson's This Is It tour -- the 50 comeback concerts set for London right before his untimely death in June 2009 -- have asked a judge to null the $17.5 million policy taken out by promoter AEG Live.
Lloyd's of London filed a lawsuit in the Los Angeles Superior Court on …
Teens Charged in Beating Death of New Jersey Rapper
Two teenagers were charged Monday (June 6) in the beating death of Trenton, N.J.-based aspiring rapper Kamau "Legacy" Keita.
David S. Armfield Jr., 19, and Marquis McRae, 19, both of Paterson, N.J., are facing homicide charges for reportedly stomping and kicking Keita to death in th…
Cali Swag District Deny M-Bone’s Gang Affiliation
The grieving members of Cali Swag District addressed the murder of their 22-year-old group mate Monte "M-Bone" Talbert" in a live stream on TMZ yesterday (May 17), taking pains to dispel the rumors that the 'Dougie' dance originator's shooting was gang-relat…
Lost Boyz to Honor Slain MC Freaky Tah’s 40th Birthday
Remaining members of Queens rap group the Lost Boyz have announced that they will be reuniting in celebration of fallen member Freaky Tah's 40th birthday this coming Saturday (May 14).
Founding members Mr. Cheeks and Pretty Lou are planning to gather in Lincoln Park in South Ozone Park, Queens, to ho…
Guru Tribute Planned on Anniversary of His Death
Last April, Keith "Guru" Elam passed away, leaving the hip-hop community with one less rap pioneer to call on. The famed Gang Starr member, who was best known for crafting tracks like 'Moment of Truth' with DJ Premier, fell victim to cancer on April 19, 2010...
Soulja Boy Mourns Death of His Brother After Car Crash
Soulja Boy is currently mourning the loss of his younger brother, following a fatal car crash. The distraught rapper -- born DeAndre Cortez Way -- posted the news on his Twitter page on Monday (March 21). "at home crying my eyes out I can't believe my Lil bro is gone...
dream hampton Remembers the Day Notorious B.I.G. Died
The death of Notorious B.I.G. on March 9, 1997 was one of the hardest days hip-hop had to endure. However, for Biggie's best friend and longtime confidant dream hampton, it was much harder. The then editor-in-chief of Rap Pages magazine and scribe for the likes of The Source, Village Voice and VIBE,…

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