PoL News

  • Cover of 30 Rapper Mugshots
    Often time, being in the rap game and doing prison time goes hand-in-hand, something which we documented on another recent list, 15 Rappers Who Did Jail Time.
  • Cover of Trick Daddy Arrested And Charged With Multiple Felonies
    Trick Daddy was never the leading the pack as the shining beacon of responsibility in the Rap Game, but we were still surprised that Trick Daddy, already a convicted felon, managed to get himself in so much trouble.
  • Cover of Jay Electronica Goes On Twitter Rant Against "So-Called" Thugs & Crooked Cops
    We've seen Jay Electronica return to music in recent times, just yesterday he appeared alongside the New Royals on "Minutes of Moog" and put the internet topsy-turvy with his verse alone, as he is warrant to do.
  • Cover of Migos Involved In Miami Shooting [Update: Migos Respond To Drive-By]
    Early this morning, Migos were involved in a shooting in Northwest Miami, on Interstate 95. According to Florida's Channel 7 news, an unspecified passenger in the group's van was "shot in the leg, suffering non-life-threatening injuries." The victim was driven to Jackson Memorial Hospital.
  • Cover of Kanye West Slinks In And Out Of Booking At LAPD Station
    Kanye West is bigger than ever but even he must find his most recent legal problems a bit deflating...or dare we say, humbling. When he bashed up a paparazzo at LAX a little while back, Yeezy was sentenced to two years probation and a total of 24 mandatory anger management sessions.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Reportedly Taken Into Custody Following Shooting
    Chief Keef seems to be back to his old ways, after a brief rehab stint (followed by a single called "Fuck Rehab"). Last week we reported on his arrest for DUI, and today another incident has reportedly led to Keef being in police custody. However, it appears that this one may have simply been a case of bad timing.
  • Cover of SXSW Suspect Identified, SXSW Releases Official Statement
    We reported on the horrific news yesterday that a drunk driver at SXSW ran into a barricade outside of where Tyler, The Creator was supposed to perform, and proceeded to run over innocent pedestrians. In all, he killed two people, injured twenty-three, and critically injured five.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Talks On C.O. Past, Says He'd Do It Again To Feed His Family
    Along with recent interview for Power 105's the Breakfast Club, as well as an uninspired performance on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Rick Ross also paid a visit to MTV's RapFix Live as part of his Mastermind publicity.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder; Ordered To Remain In Rehab
     It looks like Chris Brown will have to extend his stay at the Malibu Treatment Facility.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne & Mack Maine Claim Friend Was Wrongfully Killed By Police Officer
    Lil Wayne and Mack Maine have been friends since childhood, growing up together in Hollygrove, New Orleans. Yesterday, one of their old friends from the neighborhood was killed by a police officer, and the two YMCMB rappers feel that there was foul play (on account of the cop) involved. 
  • Cover of Arrest Warrant Issued For Nipsey Hussle
    Nipsey Hussle skipped out on a court date which stemmed from a 2012 arrest for driving with a suspended license, and now an arrest warrant has been issued for the West Coast rapper.
  • Cover of Drake Calls Macklemore's Apology Text To Kendrick Lamar "Wack As Fuck"
    Drake isn't usually one to start beef or call people out, so this headline may come as a bit of surprise.
  • Cover of Jeezy Arrested For Obstructing Police [Update: Cops Allegedly Mistreated Jeezy]
     Jeezy is back behind bars for the second time this month. The CTE boss was arrested near Atlanta on Tuesday after he allegedly cussed out the cops.
  • Cover of Wu-Tang Affiliate Shyheim Arrested For Killing Man In Hit-And-Run
    A Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Shyheim is in some hot water, after allegedly leaving the scene of a car crash on New Years day around 5 AM, which resulted in the death of another person.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Included In Slim Dunkin’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    For those unaware, late Brick Squad Monopoly emcee Mario "Slim Dunkin" Hamilton was shot to death in Atlanta's Zone 6 Studio on December 16th, 2011, after an alleged dispute over candy with fellow rapper Vinson "Young Vito" Hardimon. Although a Fulton County jury found Hardimon guilty of gun possession and ag
  • Cover of Kanye West Apologizes To Nike
     After putting Nike and other designers on blast over the past couple of weeks, it looks like Yeezus may have had a change of heart. In a new interview, Kanye apologized to Nike for his recent outbursts.
  • Cover of Album Stream: Eddie B & Harry Fraud's "Paper, Piff & Polo"
    Eddie B has teamed up with Harry Fraud once again, with a brand new full length called Paper, Piff & Polo. The album features guest appearances from the likes of Roc Marciano, Sean Price, Termanology, Smoke DZA, Mistah F.A.B. and more. Stream the project in full below, and grab it on iTunes here.
  • Cover of Stream Marco Polo's "PA 2: The Director’s Cut", Feat. DJ Premier, Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, Inspectah Deck & More
    For those unfamiliar, Marco Polo is a Toronto-born producer/sound engineer who's been operating out of NYC since the early 2000s.
  • Cover of DMX Arrested For Driving Without A License, Tags Or Insurance In South Carolina
    According to CNN, it seems DMX was arrested in South Carolina yesterday for driving with a suspended license and not having a car tag or insurance. Apparently, a Spartanburg County Detention Center police officer already familiar with X stopped him for questioning on his way to the airport. 
  • Cover of Chris Brown Enters Rehab [Update: L.A. Probation Department Unimpressed]
    Chris Brown has taken a page out of Lindsey Lohan's playbook in hopes to avoid jail time. A day after being released from police custody following an assault charge from this past weekend in Washington D.C., Chris Brown has decided to check himself into rehab. 
  • Cover of Barneys CEO Mark Lee Offers Apology To Jay Z
    Recently Barneys New York has been under criticism, when in the span of a couple of days two different black shoppers were targeted by the police upon leaving the store.
  • Cover of Initial Police Report Indicates Chris Brown Did Not Throw First Punch In D.C. Scuffle [Update: Charge Reduced To Misdemeanor]
    While initial reports concerning Chris Brown's felony assault charge pointed to the singer sucker-punching a man after a harmless photobomb, the first police report says otherwise.
  • Cover of Texas Cop Caught Stealing Air Jordans During Police Raid
    Sgt. Antoine Williams is under investigation for allegedly stealing a collection of Air Jordans during a raid at a home in Texas. In other words, every sneakerheads worst nightmare. Coming home to a bunch of empty boxes and no kicks.
  • Cover of Tyler The Creator's Show Gets Shut Down In L.A.; Calls Police "Assholes"
     We knew Tyler and his Odd Future fans were wild, but damn. Last week Tyler, The Creator was set to perform with Flying Lotus at a L.A. club when police were called to the scene due to various disruptions of fans who could not get in.
  • Cover of RZA To Release Collaborative Project w/ Interpol's Paul Banks
    You read it right - the abbot of the Wu-Tang Clan is working on a collaborative album with Paul Banks of rock/post-punk group Interpol. The announcement could be more surprising, as RZA doesn't exactly limit himself when it comes to collaborating, musically or otherwise.
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