Murder

Rapper Killa Keise Becomes Vallejo’s 13th Homicide of 2011
While Vallejo, Calif. has produced Bay Area rap legends like Mac Dre and E-40, this year, the city has gained notoriety for more macabre reasons.
Rapper Markeise "Killa Keise" Henry, of nearby Benicia, became the city's 13th homicide of 2011, when he was shot to death along Int…
Canadian Hip-Hop Promoter Murdered, Lit on Fire
Police in Montreal, Canada are searching for suspects in the brutal murders of two victims -- two men were reportedly doused with a flammable liquid and then lit on fire Friday night (Nov. 11) inside an apartment building in St. Henri -- one being a recognized concert promoter in the city's est…
Police Claim Game Is Not a Suspect in RoseMo Murder
A Gucci Mane-affiliated rapper who recently bragged about knocking out Compton MC Game was shot and killed last week, but police have made it clear that Game is not a suspect
The rhymer, Jomo "RoseMo" Zambia, was gunned down while driving in Inglewood on Wednesday (Nov...
Vybz Kartel Charged With Second Murder
On Monday (Oct. 24), just two days before dancehall king Vybz Kartel was expected to appear in a Jamaican court to answer to drugs, murder and weapons charges in relation to the shooting death of 27-year-old promoter Barrington "Bossie" Burton, the controversial DJ was charged with…
Three Charged in Murder of Brooklyn Rapper Kampane
Three people have been charged in the grisly murder of a New York City rapper named Kampane, whose burned body was found last week in northern New Jersey.
The Wall Street Journal reports that a 30-year-old Brooklyn man named Randy Manning has been charged with the murder of the 33-year-old aspiring r…
Nicki Minaj Tweets About Murdered Cousin in Brookyln
Nicki Minaj stunned fans with a series of tweets announcing that that her cousin, Nicholas Telemague, was murdered in his hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y. on Monday (July 4).
"Lived in Brooklyn his whole life. My precious cousin. My baby. Killed last nite," Nicki tweeted...
Reluctant Witnesses Hold Up M-Bone Murder Case
Authorities from the Inglewood Police Department are having trouble finding witnesses willing to assist them in solving the murder of slain Cali Swag District member Montae "M-Bone" Talbert.
According to Time Magazine, reluctant witnesses are stopping police from nabbing the unknown…
G-Dep Talks About Murder Confession From Rikers Island
Former Bad Boy rapper G-Dep, who is currently facing life in prison after turning himself in for the 1993 murder of a Harlem man, has finally given a detailed explanation for his unsolicited confession.
The shooting, which he committed when he was 18, and was not aware had actually killed his victim,…
Roc Nation’s K. Koke Charged With Attempted Murder
Jay-Z's Roc Nation signee K. Koke has officially been charged with attempted murder.
The up-and-coming rapper, who signed with Jay-Z's Roc Nation in January, was remanded into custody in April, after police raided his home and accused him of shooting a 27-year-old man in the back in North W…
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…

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