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Rapper Climbs Traffic Light, Halts Times Square Traffic
An aspiring rapper stalled traffic in New York City's Times Square for almost two hours on Tuesday morning (June 28), after he climbed a traffic light and perched himself on top.
Raymond Velasquez, a 34-year-old Sea Gate, Brooklyn man, hoisted himself up the pole on 44th St...
NYPD Attack Rapper, Fans After Pete Rock Album Event
The NYPD's rep for being adverse to hip-hop events just got worse. Last night (June 28), authorities and patrons clashed outside of Tammany Hall in New York City's Lower East Side after an album release party and show celebrating the release of a new album from Smif-N-Wessun and Pete Rock.…
Jay-Z’s Driver Investigated in NYPD Ticket Fixing Scandal
A week after he found himself in hot water over a Washington, D.C. internal affairs investigation into the use of unauthorized police escorts, the New York Daily News reports that Jay-Z has come under similar scrutiny by the NYPD.
Close to 40 police officers are being investigated by the NYPD's inter…
Diddy’s Police Escort Under Investigation
The New York City Police Department is being scrutinized for giving Diddy the royal treatment. Police are under investigation for escorting the hip-hop mogul a debatable one-city block following a concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom last Friday (April 23)...
Police Union Responds to Ice-T Tirade
This whole Ice-T versus the NYPD saga isn't over quite yet. When news of Ice-T's arrest and booking for having a suspended license spread earlier this week, the OG rapper-turned-actor lashed out against the NYPD, calling his arresting officer a "punk b---- rookie cop" on …