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Snoop Dogg had come to Burbank to let loose the lion. Engulfed by a haze of marijuana smoke thick as London fog in a hotel suite high above the so-called Media Capital of the World, the gangsta rap superstar surrendered himself to a hairdresser's...
Tags: Movies, Spike Lee, Interior Policy, Gun Control, Murder
Pop-rapper Ja Rule had quite a streak of radio hits and Grammy nods in the early 2000s. Now he's nearing the end of a different streak - his legal woes. The 36-year-old, born Jeffrey Atkins, had been in a New York state prison on illegal-gun-...
Tags: Reincarnated (movie), Prisons
Rapper Ja Rule passed a big milestone in his legal struggles Thursday morning when he was released from a prison in upstate New York, where he's been incarcerated since June 2011 on a gun charge. But there's a twist: Along with the two-year sentence...
Pop & HissLeah Siegel stops self-sabotaging her career with Firehorse. Siegel plays the Bootleg Theater on Tuesday night....
Pop & HissWhen Hotlanta rapper-turned-movie star T.I. was arrested on drug possession charges earlier this month, there was a feeling of âhavenât we all been here before?â But also genuine surprise. From ODB to DMX, Kanye to 'Pac, hip-hop performers have a......
Pop & HissThough he made his name hollering "it's murda," Queens-born rapper Ja Rule now faces up to five years in prison for weapons possession and tax evasion. On Tuesday, the rapper born Jeffrey Atkins pleaded guilty in a New Jersey Federal......
Pop & Hiss Nguzunguzu first made its mark in mid-’00s Los Angeles as co-hosts of the legendary Wildness parties near MacArthur Park. Around that time the duo started making tracks and mixes and dropping them online — frantic, tribal sounds...
Pop2itJa Rule's prison sentence for his illegal gun possession case might be over, but he's facing more jail time for his concurrent tax evasion incarceration....
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGChristian hip-hop artist tobyMac says he’s happy that his latest album, “Eye On It,” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s albums chart in August — just the third expressly spiritual disc to ever do that and the first since LeAnn.....
KTLA NewsNEW YORK -- Chris Lighty, who managed several of hip hop's biggest artists, apparently shot himself to death in his Bronx, New York, apartment Thursday morning, a New York police spokesman said. Lighty, 44, was found with a gunshot wound to his head...
Tags: Soulja Boy, Busta Rhymes, Firearms, Mariah Carey, Suicide
CNNNEW YORK -- Rapper Jeffrey Atkins, also known as Ja Rule, was sentenced Monday to 28 months in prison for failing to file tax returns with the IRS after admitting that he did not file his taxes for five years, the Justice Department said in a news release...
Remember these hits from 10 years ago? How about 20 years ago? Thirty years ago? FORTY YEARS AGO!! (And special bonus: 50 years ago.) (Source: Billboard) Click on the linked dates for the Spotify playlists. In 2001 -- Lifehouse – Hanging By A...
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