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Golden State Warriors Play Prison Ball With San Quentin Inmates
Members of the Golden State Warriors organization took a trip to San Quentin penitentiary to play some "prison ball" with inmates, and this isn't a rare occurrence. Warriors head coach, and NBA legend, Mark Jackson along with assistant coach Brian Scalabrine,
Gucci Mane Apologizes For Recent Behaviour, Cites Addiction & Plans To Check Into Rehab
Things haven't been going so well for Gucci Mane as of late. He was arrested in Atlanta last week after threatening police officers who responded to a neighbour's complaint of "irregular behaviour" from him.
Kevin Gates Talks Prison, Depression & Choosing Music Over Street Life
Kevin Gates, a New Orleans, Baton Rouge native, had a tough time leaving the street life alone to focus completely on his music. It's a feat he seems to have finally accomplished though, but his troubled past is still well-documented in his lyrics.
Lil Wayne Recalls Prison Experiences & Dropping Out Of High School With Katie Couric
Lil Wayne did a very memorable interview with Katie Couric right around the release of Tha Carter III back in 2008, and this Monday, he'll be joining her once again on her talkshow (hopefully he'll refrain from calling her "Miss Katie" this time).
Fat Joe Sentenced To Four Months In Prison For Tax Evasion [Update: Fat Joe In Custody]
As we're seeing become a trend with many rappers, Fat Joe had to face the tax man and ended up pleading guilty to tax evasion, and he was aware that jail time was a possibility.
Ja Rule Talks Prison Life, 50 Cent Beef & Upcoming Music
Ja Rule was released from jail this past July, after serving two years for gun charges.
Lauryn Hill Checks Into Prison For 3 Month Tax Evasion Sentence [Update: Lauryn Sends Out Message From Prison]
Lauryn Hill was able to whittle her tax evasion sentence down to 3 months, as she successfully paid her $900,000 debt in full back in May.
Man Who Claims To Be Involved In Covering Up Murder Of Notorious B.I.G. Escapes From Prison
Clayton Armstrong Hill, a man who confessed to being an accessory after the fact to the murder of hip-hop legend Notorious B.I.G. (although he was never trialed for it) has reportedly escaped from a prison camp in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kanye West ""New Slaves" Projection In Philly" Video
Kanye West's audio/visual "New Slaves" projection on the outer wall of the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.
Lauryn Hill Sentenced To 3 Months In Prison For Tax Evasion [Update: Lauryn Sends Out Thanks]
After a long battle with the law, Lauryn Hill has finally received her sentencing in her tax evasion case.
Maino To Star In Musical Focusing On Unjust Incarceration
According to HipHopDX, Brooklyn emcee Maino has been chosen to star as the lead character in a hip hop musical called 'Freedom' that will shed light on unjust incarceration. Most recently, he appeared in ItsTheReal's latest video 'Beef Wit Us' in th
Chief Keef Released From Juvenile Detention Center
Chief Keef is once again a free man.
Judge Refuses To Lift Indictment Charges Against Lil Boosie's Hitman
Louisiana state District Judge, Trudy White, has refused to lift indictment charges against Lil Boosie’s alleged hitman Michael “Marlo Mike” Louding. Louding is currently being charged with first-degree murder, for the murder of Terry Boyd.
Gucci Mane "Speaks On Jail, New Album, Mixtape Success" Video
Gucci Mane speaks for the first time since his release from jail, and talks (aka mumbles) about his incarceration, his upcoming album, mixtape success with DJ Drama.Thoughts? Did y'all catch Gucci Mane's latest visual for Gucci Mane Feat.
Slim Dunkin's Killer Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison
In December of 2011, Brick Squad rapper Slim Dunkin was shot in a recording studio and subsequently died. The man who shot him, a fellow rapper named Young Vito, was found not guilty of murder, but will still serve 25 years in prison.
Ja Rule Released From Prison, Still Has To Finish Serving Tax Evasion Sentence
Ja Rule has been serving time in jail since his 2011 charge of possession of an illegal firearm, however, now the rapper is on the verge of freedom.
Max B Speaks On Prison Life, Preparing For Second Appeal
Max B is currently serving a 75-year sentence for his role in a a 2006 robbery which resulted in a death. The rapper sent his girlfriend, Gina Conway, and his stepbrother, Kelvin Leerdam, to rob two men for $30,000 at a Holiday Inn in New Jersey.
Beanie Sigel Waives Preliminary Hearing On Drug And Gun Charges
After his arrest on gun and drug charges over five months ago, Beanie Sigel has waived his hearing during his appearance this week in court.Shackled and wearing prison blues, Sigel, born Dwight Grant, stood before Magisterial District Judge Edward Christie a
Universal To Release Biggie & Jay-Z Albums On Cassette For Prison Inmates
Universal music has signed a deal with Sendapackage.com, which will result in the release of a number of classic rap LPs to be released in cassette tape form.
Former Cash Money Rapper Stone Passes Away In Louisiana Prison
Former Cash Money signee, Stone has passed away in a prison in Louisiana.
Lil Boosie Writing His Best "Reality Rap" In Prison
Lil Boosie has been behind bars for quite some time now. Despite beating his murder charge, the Baton Rouge rapper landed himself an eight year bid for smuggling drugs into two different prisons, all while awaiting his original sentencing.