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UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 11:50 a.m.

Rapper Kodak Black arrested at border in upstate New York

Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as the rapper tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls, law enforcement officials said Thursday.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 10:01 p.m.

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage in U.S. immigration custody

Authorities in Atlanta say Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage is in federal immigration custody.

Rapper Yella Beezy released from hospital after shooting

Management for rapper Yella Beezy says he’s out of the hospital after being shot three times on a highway in the Dallas area.

Rapper Nelly settles with woman over sexual-assault lawsuit

A Seattle-area woman and the rapper known as Nelly have mutually agreed to settle the woman’s lawsuit alleging he raped her on his tour bus after a performance last year, …

Neighbors want rapper Pitbull to clean up trash at abandoned house

A molding, single-family eyesore with a knocked-over fence and trashy yard that embarrasses neighbors – it’s not really what you’d expect from a house associated with flashy Latino rapper Armando …

UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 4:51 p.m.

DMX faces the music: serenaded by judge, gets year in prison

A judge heard a DMX rap song before adding his own lyrics to a court proceeding on Wednesday, ordering the rapper imprisoned for a year in a tax fraud case.

‘Flava in Ya Ear’ rapper Craig Mack dies in South Carolina

Former rapper Craig Mack, best known for the platinum 1994 hit “Flava in Ya Ear” has died in South Carolina.

Rapper, fashion star Lil Peep dies; drug overdose suspected

Rapper Lil Peep, a budding star whose emotional, downtrodden lyrics gained a cult following online, died of a suspected drug overdose Wednesday night. He was 21.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 12:22 a.m.

Woman who accused rapper Nelly of rape won’t testify

A woman who said the rapper Nelly raped her on his tour bus in a Seattle suburb over the weekend is dropping her pursuit of criminal charges.

Mos Def on retirement: “I’m always going to be creating”

Hip-hop star Yasiin Bey took the stage at the ONE Musicfest for what appeared to be the last performance of his career.

Katt Williams pleads no contest to assault, battery charges

Katt Williams has pleaded no contest to assault and battery charges stemming from an incident with a bodyguard in north Georgia.

Kanye West reportedly hospitalized in Los Angeles

Kanye West was reportedly hospitalized in Los Angeles on Monday.

Rapper Coolio arrested after loaded gun found at LA airport

Authorities say rapper Coolio has been arrested after a loaded firearm was found in a carry-on bag during security screening at Los Angeles International Airport.

Jewelry taken from Drake tour bus found; suspect arrested

PHOENIX – Phoenix police said $3 million worth of jewelry was taken from a tour bus being used by rapper Drake and DJ Future the Prince. Police Sgt. Vince Lewis …

Dr. Dre beats gun rap following Malibu driveway encounter

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre. A spokesman for the Los Angeles district attorney said Wednesday there was a lack …

Connecticut judge OKs bankruptcy plan for rapper 50 Cent

A federal bankruptcy court judge in Connecticut has approved a plan for 50 Cent to reorganize his finances and pay back creditors.

People: Drake’s ‘Views’ tops the charts

Drake has sold 852,000 copies of his new album, “Views,” during its first week on sale.

Spokane jury convicts man for Quality Inn murder

A rapper faces life in prison after a Spokane jury convicted him of murder Thursday.

Fuentes cleared in 2011 killing

A Spokane jury acquitted a gang member Monday of second-degree murder and two other charges that would have resulted in a prison term of life without the possibility of parole. …

Gang member acquitted in rapper killing

A Spokane jury today acquitted a gang member of helping kill an aspiring rapper and two other charges that would have resulted in a prison term of life without the …