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Da Brat Discusses Writing Her Book, Famous Jail Visitors
In 1994, Da Brat was riding high. Her album 'Funkdafied' made history, earning her the title of first female rapper ever to release a platinum-selling LP, but an attack on a cheerleader in 2007 brought her career to a screeching halt.
In 2008, the rhymer was sentenced to three years in jail…
DMX Released From Prison Today, Returns to Studio
Though his release was delayed a week for failing a drug test, DMX is a free man today, after serving almost eight months in an Arizona state jail for a probation violation.
All Hip Hop caught up with the troubled rapper, born Earl Simmons, as he was greeted by a group of friends and family, and he r…
Ja Rule Receives Added Jail Time for Tax Evasion
Incarcerated rapper Ja Rule received some more bad news Monday (July 18), when he was handed down a 28-month federal prison sentence for failing to file his income tax returns.
Rule, born Jeffrey Atkins, is currently serving out a two-year term on a weapons charge, and will likely now spend several m…
Swizz Beatz Remains Loyal to DMX Despite Drug Problem
Troubled rapper DMX, whose Arizona state prison stay was recently extended due to yet another drug violation, will finally be released on July 19, after serving seven months for a probation violation.
Producer Swizz Beatz discussed his working relationship with the 40-year-old MC, whom he has worked …
Gucci Mane Talks Tattoo, Tour After Leaving Prison
Finally released from jail on Friday (July 8), after receiving a misdemeanor battery charge for pushing a woman from a moving car, Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane has given his first interview regarding his future plans and recent face tattoo...
Gucci Mane Releases New Mixtape From Prison, Again
Though numerous reports -- and tweets from his own Twitter account -- placed incarcerated rapper Gucci Mane at an Atlanta strip club for his "Welcome Home Party," the troubled MC is still imprisoned.
Miraculously though, he did manage to release a new mixtape from the clink on Tuesd…
Buju Banton Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison
Reggae singer Buju Banton was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday (June 24) for cocaine trafficking. Banton has been behind bars since late 2009, after he was busted for buying drugs from an undercover police officer.
A Florida judge declared a mistrial last September, leaving the Grammy winner …

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