PoL News

 
  • Cover of The G-Unit Freestyles: Vote For Your Favorite
    For the past two weeks, we've been polling you on your favorite versions of popular tracks. Last week Kevin Gates (somewhat surprisingly) took the cake in the "Cut Her Off" battle, and the week prior, G-Unit won the "0 To 100" contest by a landslide.
  • Cover of Wu-Tang Affiliate Shyheim Arrested For Killing Man In Hit-And-Run [Update: Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter]
    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 "Cut Her Off" Freestyles: Vote For Your Favorite
    When K. Camp released his Will-A-Fool-produced single "Cut Her Off" back in November, few recognized the ATL singer's name. Now over eight months later, he's rubbed shoulders with rap greats like Juicy J, Too Short and Lil Boosie, mostly thanks to the success of that single.
  • Cover of Lil Twist Beats DUI Charge, Wasn't High Enough
    In one of the few circumstances in which the police actually got a rapper out of trouble, TMZ reports that Lil Twist, who was arrested for DUI, had his charges dropped after police determined he wasn't stoned enough to convict.
  • Cover of "0 To 100" Freestyles: Vote For Your Favorite
    Ever since Drake dropped off "0 To 100" right in the middle of Summer Jam on June 1st, rappers from every corner of the game have been clamoring to hop on the track, with everyone from Juicy J to Joell Ortiz spitting over Boi-1da, 40 and Nineteen85's ill production.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Reportedly Evicted From Highland Park Mansion [Update: Keef Responds]
    A daily dose of Chief Keef drama is in order. Chief Keef has reportedly ran into some trouble and once again the police are involved.
  • Cover of Justin Bieber Apologizes For Using N-Word
    Earlier today footage of a 15-year old Justin Bieber was leaked to the masses, wherein Bieber makes a joke and uses the n-word. Apparently Bieber's camp was already aware of the footage's existence, and they attempted to keep it under wraps unsuccessfully. 
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Is "Taking A Break" From Politics On "Tetsuo & Youth"
    Lupe Fiasco's career has had been through many phases. The rapper started out as a nerdy outsider with a skateboard, later developing into a more dynamic conscious rapper, before putting out crossover album, and then bouncing back by diving headfirst into protest music and conspiracy theories.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa's Jail Selfie Spurs Police Investigation
    Wiz Khalifa was arrested for weed possession over the weekend, but he made sure to make the most of his experience, turning his arrest into promo for his new mixtape, 28 Grams. The rapper tweeted out some hilarious photos from inside his cell, promising the release of his mixtape as soon as he was free.
  • Cover of The-Dream's Baby Mama Claims Singer Punched & Strangled Her [Update: The-Dream Has Turned Himself In]
    The-Dream does not come across as the most violent person, at least in his music, which is mainly about love and baby-making, however there are some heavy claims coming from his baby mama right now that allege the r'n'b singer was abusive to her.
  • Cover of Game & T.I. Involved In Standoff With L.A.P.D. [Update: Supperclub Releases Official Statement]
    Game and T.I. were involved in a shouting match with the L.A.P.D. last night, after a brawl took place outside the club the two rappers were at.
  • 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 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
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