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US rapper JayDaYoungan shot and killed in Louisiana home town

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The Louisiana rapper JayDaYoungan has been shot dead in his hometown of Bogalusa, north of New Orleans, police said. The musician, whose real name is Javorius Scott, was killed Wednesday just after 6pm. He was 24. Pol...

Man who shot LA rapper Nipsey Hussle convicted of first-degree murder

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Eric Holder Jr, the 33-year-old man who killed the acclaimed Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle, was convicted of first-degree murder on Wednesday. Holder fatally shot Hussle, whose legal name was Ermias Asghedom, outsi...

Miami rapper Baby Cino shot dead after leaving prison

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Tributes have been paid to Baby Cino, an aspiring rapper from Miami, who was shot and killed in a daylight ambush minutes after leaving a city jail on Wednesday. The 20-year-old vocalist, whose real name was Timothy S...

‘Sexy horror comedy’: Bitcoin laundering suspect is also ‘raunchy rapper’ Razzlekhan

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A woman accused of laundering billions of dollars in stolen cryptocurrency alongside her husband may end up becoming better known for her excruciating music career as a self-styled “raunchy rapper” called Razzlekhan. ...

Rapper Nipsey Hussle and the problem of predictive policing

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He was one of LA’s most-loved rappers, and a pillar of his community. But records disclosed after his death revealed that he was also the target of an extensive Los Angeles policing operation ...

John Glacier: the Hackney rapper mingling catharsis and mystery

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John Glacier is someone who knows the importance of privacy. She says she’s “20,000 years old” when we meet over drinks in a London hotel; her Instagram bio reads “I have no name nor number”, and the icy-blokey name s...

Rapper Kodak Black arrested on trespassing charge in Florida

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The rapper Kodak Black was arrested on a trespassing charge on Saturday in south Florida. The Broward county sheriff’s office said Black was taken into custody in his hometown of Pompano Beach early on Saturday morni...

US rapper Logic’s song 1-800-273-8255 may have helped prevent suicides, study finds

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A song by US rapper Logic that references the name of a suicide prevention helpline led to a “notable increase” in the number of calls to the service and may have reduced the number of suicides, new research has found...

How the murder of a Swedish rapper shocked a nation and put police on the back foot

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They began heading for the shopping mall exit when they saw the police. One of the four gang members, a local rapper called Lelo whose music videos venerate handguns and violence, turned to exchange pleasantries with ...

Swedish rapper Einar shot dead in suspected gang-related attack

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One of Sweden’s most popular rappers has been shot and killed in Stockholm, further fuelling public anger over a deadly wave of gang-related violence that has hit the country in recent years. Einar, 19, whose full nam...

Shaybo: Queen of the South review – the Lewisham rapper shows a soft side

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To call yourself Queen of the South before ever releasing an album could easily be a hostage to fortune, but for Shaybo, who has been making viral freestyle videos since 2011, it’s the throne she’s been hand-carving f...

Biz Markie, rapper known for Just a Friend, dies at age 57

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Biz Markie, the New York rapper, beatboxer and producer, has died at age 57. Markie’s representative, Jenni Izumi, said the rapper and DJ died peacefully Friday evening with his wife by his side. The cause of death ha...

Nigerian rapper Olamide: ‘People have a very limited understanding of the ghetto’

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Bariga, a sprawling northern suburb of Lagos, Nigeria that is home to more than 700,000 people, is infamous for its impoverished housing and gang culture – and for pushing a raw, jarring sound into the Nigerian mainst...

State broadcaster in Italy under fire after ‘censoring’ rapper

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The Italian state broadcaster, Rai, is under pressure to clarify accusations that it attempted to censor a rapper’s condemnation of homophobia. Fedez blasted politicians with the far-right League, who are blocking a p...

YouTube rejects internal request to censor rapper YG over robbery lyrics

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YouTube has rejected a proposal from within the company to remove a video by successful Los Angeles rapper YG, which features lyrics about targeting Asian neighbourhoods for robbery. Employees had requested the 2014 t...