Violence cut short T.I.'s concert at New York City's Irving Plaza last night. Among the four victims who suffered gunshot wounds was Troy Ave. The shooting resulted in one fatality, Troy Ave affiliate BSB Banga.
Chinx was gunned down in Queens the early hours of May 17, 2015 as he left a hookah lounge in his Porsche. NYPD detectives are now saying that they believe the murder was carried out by someone jealous of his success.
Suge Knight may be struggling in jail right now, but that’s still better than being in a coffin, something that almost came to pass back in 2014. As a refresher, Suge Knight was shot during a pre-VMA party hosted by Chris Brown in Los Angeles.
Swedish rapper Yung Lean is currently on a US tour in support of his album Warlord, and played a show in Pittsburgh last night. After the show, it appears someone fired shots at Lean’s crew and their tour bus.
This past weekend, the rap world suffered yet another senseless tragedy with the murder of Bankroll Fresh. Hopefully the frequency of the loathsome killings of promising young talents will not dilute the legacy of any one of hip-hop's fallen stars.
The hip-hop world is suffering through yet another tragedy today, as it has been confirmed that rising Atlanta rap star Bankroll Fresh was shot and killed last night outside of his recording studio.
UPDATE (02/26/16 7:20pm): Swizz Beatz (who's also pictured in the above gallery) has visited AraabMuzik at Harlem Hospital, and he posted a picture of himself standing next to Araab, shown lying in his hospital bed, to Instagram.
Dreamchasers already lost one of its promising members way too early, so this news is really unfortunate to hear. Reports have surfaced that Chino, a member of the Meek Mill-led Dreamchasers crew, was shot in the head early this morning.
Cap 1, who's signed to 2 Chainz' The Real University imprint, was shot twice in Atlanta early this morning (Jan. 22). Upon getting shot, Cap drove himself to the hospital, and he now seems to be on the way to recovery.
In case you missed it, Chicago officials released footage on Tuesday afternoon of a white police officer fatally shooting a 17-year old black male, Laquan McDonald, back in October of 2014.
Chris Brown can never seem to get out from under his mounting legal problems. Lawsuits seem to be thrown in his direction every other day. Today a new one surfaced, from a fan who was injured during a Breezy show back in January.
The Drake performance that capped off OVO Fest with a surprise Kanye West appearance and a barrage of Meek Mill-shaming memes should have been the biggest story of the night, but its aftermath was marred by a shooting that took place at the official after
An otherwise very successful OVO Fest was capped off by tragedy last night, as an afterparty at Toronto's Muzik nightclub was interrupted by gunshots that wound up claiming two lives and injuring at least three others.