Filter your search results Hide filters
Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco & More Mourn The Death Of DJ Timbuck2
The city of Chicago is mourning the death of DJ Timbuck2, real name Tim Jones, who died of cancer-related causes yesterday (Dec. 20). He was 34 years old.
Koopsta Knicca Of Three 6 Mafia Dies Following Stroke
Memphis rapper Koopsta Knicca, one of the original members of Three 6 Mafia, died late last night, October 9, following a major stroke he had suffered on Sunday, October 3.
Read Kendrick Lamar's Letter To Tupac On The 19th Anniversary Of His Death
Kendrick Lamar has always made an effort to pay tribute to Tupac Shakur -- always citing the late rapper as one of his greatest influences, and even featuring his voice on his latest album, To Pimp A Butterfly, creating a mock interview at the end of the album
Hip Hop Reacts To The Death Of Bobbi Kristina Brown
Bobbi Kristina Brown died yesterday at the age of 22, having spent the last five months in a medically induced coma after being found unresponsive in a bathtub.
Juelz Santana & Jadakiss Suggest Benefit Concert For Chinx's Family
Chinx's funeral takes place today in Queens, and while donations toward his family will be accepted at the service, a few fellow New York rappers are hoping to organize an event that can raise some more money for the cause.
Lil Durk's Manager Reportedly Killed In Chicago Shooting
Tragic news from Lil Durk's camp today. The rapper's manager, OTF Chino, was shot and killed last night outside of a restaurant in Chicago's Avalon Park.
Two Members Of Nicki Minaj's Tour Team Stabbed In Philadelphia, One Killed
Nicki Minaj delivered some sad news to her fans this afternoon. De'Von Pickett and Eric Parker, who had flown to Philadelphia to assist Nicki Minaj with her tour rehearsals, were both stabbed outside of a bar in the city last night.
Hip Hop Reacts To News Of Stuart Scott's Passing [Update: Freddie Gibbs Pens Op-Ed On Scott]
Beloved ESPN anchor Stuart Scott lost his long battle with cancer earlier today, and since news broke, it's become even more apparent how much he meant to so many.
Posthumous Lil Snupe Album To Be Released In February
Lil Snupe was only 18 when he was shot and killed following an argument in 2013. The rapper was just rising to prominence as an understudy of Meek Mill, on his way to becoming an official Dreamchasers artist.
Big Bank Hank Of The Sugarhill Gang Passes Away At 57
We are sad to report that Big Bank Hank (born Henry Jackson), founding member of seminal hip hop group The Sugar Hill Gang has died. Reports indicate that Hank lost his battle with cancer around 2AM this morning in the greater NYC area.
Manager Of The Roots Rich Nichols Reportedly Passes Away [Update: The Roots Release Official Statement]
According to several artists via Twitter, The Roots' manager Rich Nichols has passed away, although the details remain muddled.
Maya Angelou Passes Away At 86 Years Old, Artists React
Maya Angelou may not have direct ties to hip-hop, but regardless she left a mark on culture as a whole, and hip-hop is no exception.
Jay Z Was Taken Aback When T.I. Told Him Doe B Was The "Southern Biggie"
Doe B was killed in an Alabama club shooting last December, and as tragic as the incident was in itself, the wasted potential only made it worse.