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Mac Miller on stage in 2013.
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AP News
September 04, 2019 - 4:02 pm
A Los Angeles man was arrested on charges that he sold counterfeit opioid pills to Mac Miller two days before the rapper died of an overdose.
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A$AP Rocky, right, leaves the district court after the third day of his trial in Stockholm, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.
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August 03, 2019 - 11:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly a month after he was arrested in Sweden, rapper A$AP Rocky returned to the United States as the verdict in an assault case against him and two other Americans looms. Los Angeles television stations reported the 30-year-old artist was among a group of people shown emerging...
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Kristen Johanson
July 29, 2019 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A rising Philadelphia rap artist has now been identified as the victim shot and killed Sunday night in Southwest Philadelphia blocks away from Colwyn, and it happened during the filming of a music video. Ezra Weah, known in the music industry as Bankroll Gambino, was...
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Meek Mill
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July 24, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP/KYW Newsradio) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday overturned rapper Meek Mill's conviction in a drug and gun case that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a celebrity crusader for criminal justice reform. The unanimous three-judge opinion granted the...
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The American rapper, whose name is Rakim Mayers, was ordered held by a Swedish court Friday, July 5, for two weeks in pre-trial detention while police investigate a fight on Sunday in central Stockholm
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July 20, 2019 - 10:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden's prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and "offered to personally vouch for his bail." Trump tweeted that during a "a very good call" with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, he also "assured him that A$AP was not a...
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Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B arrives for her arraignment in Queens, New York, on June 25, 2019.
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June 25, 2019 - 7:38 pm
By Marianne Garvey, CNN (CNN) - - Cardi B has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a brawl in a New York strip club last August. The Grammy-winning rapper and two co-defendants were arraigned Tuesday on charges of assault, harassment, conspiracy and second-degree reckless endangerment in a...
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Nipsey Hussle cape
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Justin Udo
May 09, 2019 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To most, the late rapper Nipsey Hussle was a performer, but to others, he was a hometown hero. Now, a West Philadelphia artist is paying tribute to the hip-hop superstar — and trying to set a world record in the process. Michael OG Law Ta'Bon painted a mural on a cape...
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Eric Holder, the suspect in the fatal shooting of Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle, was charged Thursday with murder and two counts of attempted murder, authorities said.
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April 04, 2019 - 8:30 pm
By Steve Almasy and Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN (CNN) - - Eric Holder, the suspect in the fatal shooting of Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle, pleaded not guilty Thursday to one charge of murder and two counts of attempted murder, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said. Holder, 29...
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Cardi B is discussing dark corners of her past after an old video circulated on social media over the weekend.
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March 27, 2019 - 5:03 pm
By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Cardi B is discussing dark corners of her past after an old video circulated on social media over the weekend. The "I Like It" rapper has addressed a three-year-old Instagram Live video in which she said she had drugged and robbed men during her days as a stripper in...
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Meek Mill weekend in Philadelphia begins Friday, and City Council bestowed the honor on the rapper at Thursday's session.
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Pat Loeb
March 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Meek Mill Weekend in Philadelphia begins Friday, and City Council bestowed the honor on the rapper at Thursday's session. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson sponsored the resolution in tribute to the rapper's charitable work and efforts on criminal justice reform. Meek Mill...
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