Hip-Hop/R&B News

Rapper Troy Ave Arrested In Connection To Shooting At T.I. Concert
Hip-Hop/R&B

Of course you’ve all heard by now that there was a deadly shooting at T.I.’s concert. But who exactly was involved? Brooklyn rapper, Troy Ave, has been pointed out as the gunman in question on the surveillanace video of the shooting. Word on the street is that Troy Ave pulled his gun out and opened up fire backstage at the concert. Troy, who originally hails from Brownsville, mistakenly shot himself in the leg after he opened fire. Police have reported...

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Friday, 27 May 2016
Lil Scrappy Gives Props To Donald Trump For Speaking His Mind
Hip-Hop/R&B

Has Lil' Scrappy jumped on the Donald Trump bandwagon? Or nah? One thing is for certain: he applauds him for speaking his mind....

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Friday, 20 May 2016
Gang Banger Connected to Bobby Shmurda Gets 98 Years In Prison
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Rashid Derissant, 24, was sentenced to 98 1/3 years-to-life in prison in connection to a murder of a 19-year-old rival gang...

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Wednesday, 18 May 2016
DMX To Drop New Album Featuring Kanye West & Dr. Dre
Hip-Hop/R&B

Since we were introduced to DMX back in the 90’s, we instantly fell in love with his dark and rough persona. Born as Earl Simmons in Baltimore, Maryland on December 18, 1970, X moved to Yonkers with his family as a young kid. We learned quickly of DMX’s horrific childhood, which molded him into the man that we got to know over the decades. He was abused and mistreated as a kid, so he lashed out and it landed him...

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Wednesday, 04 May 2016
Bobby Shmurda Plans To Sue The NYPD
Hip-Hop/R&B

Bobby Shmurda, the Brooklyn rapper is reportedly suing the NYPD for his arrest in June of 2014. He claims the NYPD falsely arrested him on gun and drug charges. The “Hot Nigga” rapper claims he was hanging out with his friends in Rockaway Parkway on June 3, 2014 when the cops knocked on the door. Shmurda says the police where chanting the lyrics to “Hot Nigga” as they ransacked the house. The NYPD claim Shmurda was trying to hide a...

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Sunday, 01 May 2016
Drake Drops Views From The 6
Hip-Hop/R&B

So, Queen B had all the ladies ready to leave their men with her album Lemonade, which was released just 6 days ago.  Now, Drake’s new album “Views From The 6″ has all the men running back to their ladies. So #SmackTalkers, how do you feel about Drakes new album?  Are you all here for it or nahh?  Drake has been in the game since 2009, where he debuted his EP So Far Gone.  You guys have to admit that Drake has been on...

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Friday, 29 April 2016
The Game: Prince Turned Down A Song With Me Over My Foul Mouth
Hip-Hop/R&B

Prince’s death has come as a complete shock to the entire world. There are lots of celebrities that have had the privilege of working with the legend himself.  On the contrary, there are lots of other celebrities that only dreamt of collaborating with “the artist formerly known as.”  The Game is definitely one of those celebs. TMZ caught up with the Los Angeles rapper and he told the story of how he blew his one chance to work with Prince. ...

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Wednesday, 27 April 2016
50 Cent Meets His 3rd Son At A Meet-n-Greet
Hip-Hop/R&B

50 Cent took to Instagram to drop a huge bomb on us all. He introduced his 3rd son, Davian, whom he just recently met.  He posted a picture of the young man standing alongside him in tears. While the young boy’s exact age is unknown, he appears to be between 10 and 13 years of age. The Queens rapper added a caption underneath the picture, which read: “My life is full of surprises, this little guy is my son, DAVIAN. He...

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Sunday, 24 April 2016
Paramedics Called: Waka Flocka Eats Too Many Weed Edibles
Hip-Hop/R&B

Oh, the life of a celebrity definitely has its downs;like the aftermath of the turn-up. Waka Flocka Flame is certainly paying for being a party animal.  Apparently, the Atlanta rapper downed too many marijuana edibles and as a result the paramedics were called. Lucky for him, he was out partying in Seattle where weed is legal. So, he took full advantage. Medical Marijuana.com is reporting that “In 2012, Washington state voters approved I-502 legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana,...

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Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Slick Rick Becomes US Citizen After 23 Years
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As far back as one can remember, Bronx bred rapper (by way of England) Slick Rick, faced deportation issues. Well, the fight is finally over. This past Friday marked the first day of Rick’s US citizenship. After pleading guilty to a double count of attempted murder, which resulted in a five year prison stay, Rick’s freedom was threatened by immigration officials. He managed to maintain his innocence by letting everyone know he fired his gun out of self-defense. Slick said...

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Saturday, 16 April 2016