Tag: Shooting

Why is Troy Ave Free?! Taxstone’s Attorney Begs That Question

| April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why is Troy Ave Free?! Taxstone’s Attorney Begs That Question

Troy Ave’s interview on “The Breakfast Club” last week caused quite a reaction. The family of Ave’s bodyguard that died in the Irving Plaza shooting last year, has come out to speak against what Troy said in the interview. Now the lawyer of podcaster Taxstone, who is sitting in jail in relation to the shooting, […]

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What’s The Word? Dylann Roof Is A Terrorist. Now, Lets All Say It Together #CharlestonShooting

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
What’s The Word? Dylann Roof Is A Terrorist. Now, Lets All Say It Together #CharlestonShooting

It’s days like this that I wonder why anyone would really choose to be Black. I woke up this morning still on a high. The previous night, I had the time of my life. I partied it up with close friends of mine to music I grew up listening to. It was really a great […]

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Albuquerque Police Officer Shot By Fellow Cop During Narcotics Bust

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Albuquerque Police Officer Shot By Fellow Cop During Narcotics Bust

The Albuquerque Police Department’s record of 5 months without a shooting has come to an end. An Albuquerque officer is in critical condition after being shot by a fellow officer on Friday. During a drug operation in Albuquerque, NM, to bust two men with $60 worth of meth on them, the unarmed officer was shot […]

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Why Are Ferguson Officials Trying to Keep Media From Reporting True Accounts of Ferguson Unrest?

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Why Are Ferguson Officials Trying to Keep Media From Reporting True Accounts of Ferguson Unrest?

Reporting by: Jack Gillum/Joan Lowy/Dennis Byron WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government agreed to a police request to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace surrounding Ferguson, Missouri, for 12 days in August for safety, but audio recordings show that local authorities privately acknowledged the purpose was to keep away news helicopters during violent street […]

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Breaking: Rally in Ferguson Today Expected to Draw Thousands In Anticipation of Grand Jury Decision in Mike Brown Death

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment
Breaking: Rally in Ferguson Today Expected to Draw Thousands In Anticipation of Grand Jury Decision in Mike Brown Death

With unnecessary leaks and other information finding its way to mainstream media, it is clear by many that there is an aggressive attempt to smear the name of Mike Brown while heralding the person responsible for his death a hero. While a grand jury has yet to return a decision on whether or not Darren Wilson […]

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Breaking: Judge Rescinds His New Trial Decision for Man Who Killed Rapper Slim Dunkin “I Signed The Wrong Order” (Yikes!)

| October 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Breaking: Judge Rescinds His New Trial Decision for Man Who Killed Rapper Slim Dunkin “I Signed The Wrong Order” (Yikes!)

Reporting by: Dennis Byron UPDATE: In a very surprising turn of events, the judge who presided over the trial of former rapper Yung Vito has made an about-face decision and has rescinded his earlier order granting the rapper a new trial in the death of Mario Hamilton known in the rap community as Slim Dunkin. […]

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Breaking: Texas Executes Willie Trottie for Killing His Ex-Wife and Her Brother

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Texas Executes Willie Trottie for Killing His Ex-Wife and Her Brother

Reported by Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) – A man convicted of gunning down his former common-law wife and her brother more than two decades ago in Houston was put to death by lethal injection Wednesday evening. Willie Trottie’s execution was carried out about 90 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his last-day appeals. […]

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Young Jeezy Arrested During Concert Shooting Investigation

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Young Jeezy Arrested During Concert Shooting Investigation

Rapper Young Jeezy is currently behind bars for possession of an assault rifle. During the Friday night’s “Under The Influence” show in Orange County, CA, which is headlined by Wiz Khalifa. Irvine PD were at the scene investing a shooting that took place at during the show involving a unidentified man was shoot six times. […]

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Dee-1 Speaks on Michael Brown Shooting in Ferguson, MO [New Video Alert]

Dee-1 Speaks on Michael Brown Shooting in Ferguson, MO [New Video Alert]

New Orleans MC Dee-1 just released a viral open letter addressing the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and also addressed Black-on-Black crime as well as artists talking constantly about killing their own in their music and now have the gall to now want to speak out against police brutality when they obviously don’t […]

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[New Music Alert] B.o.B – “New Black”

[New Music Alert] B.o.B – “New Black”

B.o.B. caught a little heat this week when he pointed out some truths via Twitter regarding the reactions to the  Mike Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri which he’s now since deleted. The Decatur MC tweeted, “So Antwon will shoot 12 people in a week and [y’all] be like ‘Free Twon!’ a cop shoot a n–a […]

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[New Music Alert] J. Cole – “Be Free”

| August 15, 2014 | 29 Comments
[New Music Alert]  J. Cole – “Be Free”

Addressing the Missouri shooting of teen Mike Brown, J.Cole is not holding back and has a lot to say. The track is quite emotional, a little less anguish like J.Cole’s usual tracks. Many have made comments via social media about which artist is going to rap about the issue but leave it to the hip-hop […]

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Breaking: Renisha McBride’s Killer Found Guilty, Faces Life Sentence

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Renisha McBride’s Killer Found Guilty, Faces Life Sentence

words by Nadia S. The family and supporters of 19 year old Renisha McBride can finally start to heal after hearing the guilty verdict in the murder trial of 55yr old Theodore Wafer. Wafer is on trial for November 2, 2013 shooting death of Renisha McBride in the quiet suburbia of Dearborn Heights in Detroit. […]

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Breaking: Love and Hip Hop Star Karlie Redd Busted For Fabricating Benzino Shooting Incident (Video Inside)

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Love and Hip Hop Star Karlie Redd Busted For Fabricating Benzino Shooting Incident (Video Inside)

Our hip hop investigators did a little digging and discovered that our favorite drama queen Karlie Redd might have stretched the truth a tad bit during an interview with HHE’s Dennis Byron when she stated that she first learned about Hip Hop Weekly’s co-founder and LAHH cast member Benzino’s shooting. In a video interview conducted […]

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Ice –T’s Grandson Arrested and Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter

| June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ice –T’s Grandson Arrested and Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter

Rap veteran Ice-T once fought the law years ago and now he portrays the law on television.  Well, it looks like Ice-T and family will soon find themselves on the other side of the fence once again as Ice-T’s grandson, Elyjah Marrow, was arrested after accidentally shooting his roommate Daryus Johnson in their shared apartment. […]

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Schoolboy Q Cuffed Following Shooting That Leaves 3 Injured

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Schoolboy Q Cuffed Following Shooting That Leaves 3 Injured

Last night, three people were injured after being shot outside of the Feed The Rocks concert in Denver, C.O. Rappers Nas, Schoolboy Q, and Flying Lotus all performed last night before the shooting took place.  Just after the performances a confrontation took place in the parking lot of the Red Rocks Amphitheatre that would eventually […]

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Spurs Claim Fifth Title

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Spurs Claim Fifth Title

The 2014 NBA Finals ended in exciting fashion for the San Antonio Spurs. They were able to claim their fifth title by dethroning the two-time defending champs Miami Heat in Game 5. The Miami Heat were unable to regain control after their Game 2 victory and the two straight blowouts that ensued in Games 3 […]

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So, Mike Epps Can’t Take a Joke? His Entourage Allegedly Gives a Backstage Beat Down to Comedian

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
So, Mike Epps Can’t Take a Joke? His Entourage Allegedly Gives a Backstage Beat Down to Comedian

Local comedian, Lavar Walker, was reportedly beaten by comedian Mike Epp’s security staff Saturday night according to AJC’s Rodney Ho. Lavar’s 15-second spoof of Epp’s twitter beef with comedian Kevin Hart is said to have caused the altercation that occurred at Uptown Comedy Corner. Here is Ro’s account of what happened: Epps, in town shooting a […]

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Breaking: Five People Shot, Three Found Dead After Myrtle Beach Shootings

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Five People Shot, Three Found Dead After Myrtle Beach Shootings

Five people were shot and three were killed last night in downtown Myrtle Beach.  Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler identifies the victims as Jamie Williams, 28, of Ladson, Devonte Dantzler, 21, of Summerville, and Sandy Gaddis Barnwell, 22, of Summerville.  He says all three victims died from trauma to vital organs due to gunshot wounds. […]

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11-Year Old Lucy Li Qualifies For U.S. Open

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
11-Year Old Lucy Li Qualifies For U.S. Open

11-year old golf sensation Lucy Li qualifies for the U.S. Open after a phenomenal performance Monday. Li propelled her way into the selection for the tournament by shooting a 74 and 68 on a par-72 course in a sectional qualifier at the Half Moon Bay Old Course. She superseded the second-place qualifier Kathleen Scavo by […]

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Actor Michael Jace Allegedly Murders Wife In Front Of Their Two Children Over Money Issues

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Actor Michael Jace Allegedly Murders Wife In Front Of Their Two Children Over Money Issues

“The Shield” actor Michael Jace has been detained by police in the shooting death of his wife.  The actor was detained by the LAPD Monday night at the couple’s home after his wife, April, was discovered dead with multiple gunshot wounds. According to TMZ, Jace called 911 last night and said he shot his wife in the face, […]

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Sports Alert: Steve Kerr New Coach For Golden State Warriors

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sports Alert: Steve Kerr New Coach For Golden State Warriors

Steve Kerr has agreed in principle to a five-year, $25 million offer to become the next coach of the Golden State Warriors. Kerr had rejected an offer from his former head coach and current Knicks president Phil Jackson to become head coach for them. Jackson and Kerr have had a close relationship stemming back to […]

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Breaking News! Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Has Been Indicted for 2 Murders in 2012 Shooting

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking News! Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Has Been Indicted for 2 Murders in 2012 Shooting

Aaron Hernandez has been indicted by a grand jury on two counts of first-degree murder in connection with a July 2012 double murder in Boston. Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end who has been in jail since late last June as he waits trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd, was indicted in […]

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August Alsina Discusses 106 and Park Incident, Trey Songz and More with Sway

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
August Alsina Discusses 106 and Park Incident, Trey Songz and More with Sway

New Orleans singer August Alsina debut his album entitled “Testimony” this week. With the big debut he has been doing radio and television interviews all over the country the past few weeks. This week the young rapper made his stop by 106 & Park, to chop it up with co-host Bow wow and Keshia Chanté. In […]

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Breaking News: Rap Group Migos Escaped Murder Attempt in Miami Shooting

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking News: Rap Group Migos Escaped Murder Attempt in Miami Shooting

I guess not everybody is a “Versace” fan.  Last night in Miami shots rang out as someone opened fire on rap group Migos.  According to police, the rap group was driving in a van on a highway just after a club appearance when another vehicle pulled up alongside them and started shooting. Migos’ manager stated […]

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Guilty By Association? Chief Keef Caught Up In Chicago Shooting [Video]

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Guilty By Association? Chief Keef Caught Up In Chicago Shooting [Video]

    Rapper Chief Keef has reportedly been taken into custody for involvement in a shooting which allegedly took place at his manager’s home early Wednesday morning. According to TMZ, Chief Keef’s lawyer admits that he was present at the shooting, however he was not the shooter. But here’s twist, shortly before the statement was […]

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Prominent Atlanta DJ Beestroh In Shootout With Police Facing Aggravated Assault Charges

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Prominent Atlanta DJ Beestroh In Shootout With Police Facing Aggravated Assault Charges

Update – 11:30am: We have just spoken with credible witnesses that were at the Velvet room when Dekalb county police officers fired their weapons on Atlanta DJ Ronald Robinson aka Beestroh have told a different story on what actually happened that night. According to our sources, it was the police who open fire on Robinson […]

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New Music Alert: Kendrick Lamar Plans To Release New Album In September

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Kendrick Lamar Plans To Release New Album In September

It doesnt look like TDE plans on slowing down anytime soon. In the latest issue of Billboard, Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q were both featured with the cover line reading:  “The Tale of Top Dawg.” New releases from Isaiah Rashad and SZA are keeping TDE busy for 2014. The CEO of TDE, Anthony “Top Dawg” […]

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New Music Alert: Rick Ross Releases New Video For “Nobody” Featuring French Montana & Diddy

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Rick Ross Releases New Video For “Nobody” Featuring French Montana & Diddy

Maybach rapper Rick Ross releases the cinematic visuals to his single “Nobody” after deriving from a drive-by shooting in 2013 that cause Ross to crash his Rolls Royce in Miami. Now with the visual it connects it to the what Christopher Wallace had to struggle with. In the song, Rozay is paying homage to Biggie […]

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Afraid of us, We Should Be Afraid of You…The Jordan Davis Murder

| February 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
Afraid of us, We Should Be Afraid of You…The Jordan Davis Murder

Listen Up “Afraid & Armed” Prejudice Men The adjective ‘sick’ is barely enough to describe my emotions as images of wailing mothers, like those of slain youth Trayvon and Jordan, grasp each others weak arms – both aching in pain of losing a child to senseless murder. I’m at such a grotesque level in my own spirit, at […]

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New Music Alert: Doe B “Why” Featuring T.I.

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Doe B “Why” Featuring T.I.

Honoring his legacy, Hustle Gang continues to release songs in the wake of  Doe B’s tragic death, as they drop the new single “Why” featuring T.I. It has been about a month since the Alabama rapper was killed during a club shooting in his hometown of Montgomery. “Why” was a track produced by Soopa L […]

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