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Uncle Luke Eliminated From Miami Mayoral Race
Despite a valiant effort, former 2 Live Crew rapper Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell has lost his run in the Miami mayoral election, pulling in at the No. 4 spot.
Campbell managed to secure approximately 11 percent of the votes, with about 20,663 ballots in his favor...
Uncle Luke Denies Raising Only $250 for Mayoral Campaign
Rapper-turned-mayoral candidate Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell is having a little trouble getting funds for his campaign to run for mayor of Miami.
Amid reports that he only raised $250 at his last fundraiser, Campbell is setting the record straight but revealing that he is in need of…
Uncle Luke Makes Run for Miami Mayor Official
Last month, news spread of Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell's taking an even deeper dive into the politic tank. Now, the former member of controversial hip-hop group 2 Live Crew is one of dozens to file the necessary paperwork to run for mayor of Florida's Miami-Dade County, …
Uncle Luke Likely to Become Miami’s Mayor
After a recall vote kicked Miami mayor Carlos Alvarez out of office yesterday, 2 Live Crew leader Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell has become a favorite to win the position in the upcoming election. The once-controversial rapper and label executive has a chance after Norman Braman, a b…
Missouri Mayor Calls out Bow Wow Over Benefit No-Show
Bow Wow is being sued for over $90,000 in damages, and has incurred the wrath of a local mayor, after skipping out on two 2009 concerts in St. Charles, Missouri.
According to the suit, the former child star accepted an upfront fee of $50,000 from promoter Brad Gould of Macsimus Entertainment to perfo…
Texan Mayor’s Rap Video Cameo Stirs Controversy
Corpus Christi, Texas Mayor Joe Adame is in the center of a brewing controversy over his appearance in a profanity-laden rap video by a local rapper.
Mayor Adame appears in the introduction of the video for a song called 'That's Not How You Represent Tha 361,' by rapper Michael White,…
Brazilian Mayor Bans Rap Music from Carnival Festivities
A Brazilian town has banned rap music from this year's Carnival festivities. Mayor Jose Neto announced that the town of Sao Lourenco, in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais, will not allow the Brazilian style of rap music, favela funk -- also known as funk carioca or baile funk -- to be play…