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Their Rap Beef Long Settled, Ice Cube and Common Talk Finding New Respect for One Another While Filming Barbershop: The Next Cut

Their Rap Beef Long Settled, Ice Cube and Common Talk Finding New Respect for One Another While Filming Barbershop: The Next Cut

Originally posted 04/12/2016 12:15PM

More than 20 years after Common and Ice Cube clashed in a historic rap beef, the two legends found themselves costars in Barbershop: The Next Cut – and used the experience to once and for all put aside any differences.

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Atlanta Rapper Detained and Handcuffed After He Withdrew $200,000 from His Account, Cops Say It Was a Misunderstanding

Atlanta Rapper Detained and Handcuffed After He Withdrew $200,000 from His Account, Cops Say It Was a Misunderstanding

Originally posted 01/10/2016 02:55PM

Rapper Blac Youngsta and his entourage were briefly detained Friday afternoon outside an Atlanta bank in what police tell PEOPLE was a case of mistaken identity.

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Filed Under: Atlanta, Hip-Hop/Rap

Martin Shkreli Wants to Be a Rapper and Is Mad at Wu-Tang Clan: The Weirdest Parts of the Pharma Mogul's Last Interview Before Arrest

Originally posted 12/17/2015 05:20PM

Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli bragged about wanting to post $2 million bail for a jailed rapper and revealed he has his own ambitions to be a hip-hop artist in a bizarre, foul-mouthed interview that was published just one day before he was arrested by the FBI on securities fraud.

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Chicago Hip Hop Artists – Including Common – Band Together to Fight Gun Violence

Originally posted 11/27/2015 10:15AM

Music has often been blamed for glorifying and inciting gun violence – but can it inspire people to put the guns down, as well?

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Rapper Dex Osama Killed in Detroit Shooting – Report

Rapper Dex Osama Killed in Detroit Shooting – Report

Originally posted 09/08/2015 12:00AM

Up-and-coming rapper Dex Osama – who was signed by Nicki Minaj's boyfriend Meek Mill – has been shot and killed, multiple reports confirm. He was 26.

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Rapper Sean Price Has Died in His Sleep at 43

Rapper Sean Price Has Died in His Sleep at 43

Originally posted 08/08/2015 02:20PM

Brooklyn rapper Sean Price, of Heltah Skeltah, Boot Camp Clik and Random Axe fame, died Saturday morning, his rep confirmed to Billboard. He was 43.

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Filed Under: Death, Hip-Hop/Rap
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Drake Breaks the Internet with Meek Mill Diss Track 'Back to Back': 'Think Before You Come for the Great One'

Drake Breaks the Internet with Meek Mill Diss Track 'Back to Back': 'Think Before You Come for the Great One'

Originally posted 07/30/2015 11:50AM

Anyone familiar with rap feuds knows that it is proper etiquette for one artist to let the other respond after a musical jab.

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Rapper Hussein Fatal, Who Rose to Fame With Tupac Shakur, Dies In A Car Accident

Rapper Hussein Fatal, Who Rose to Fame With Tupac Shakur, Dies In A Car Accident

Originally posted 07/13/2015 09:30AM

Hussein Fatal, a rapper who rose to fame in the 1990s through his collaborations with the late Tupac Shakur and as a member of Tupac's group The Outlawz, died in a car accident Saturday. He was 38.

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