A reputed drug kingpin was convicted on murder charges in Brooklyn Thursday, in a case that featured amateur rap videos of him rhyming about carrying guns and settling scores with bullets.
A Queens man has been charged in a shooting that left a rapper dead and three others wounded last month.
According to the Bronx District Attorney’s office, Jones was behind the wheel of a Chevy Impala when officers pulled him over at around 2 a.m.
Rapper “Fat Joe” was sentenced to four months in prison in New Jersey Monday, after admitting he failed to file federal income taxes.
The 36-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, left a state prison in central New York last week after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession and went straight into federal custody in a tax evasion case.
Academy Award-winning rapper and record producer DJ Paul was arrested this past weekend for allegedly carrying a stun gun in his pocket and an open can of beer in his hand.
Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says 30-year-old Randy Manning of Brooklyn faces numerous charges — including felony murder and witness tampering — in the death of Rhian H. Stoute, a 33-year-old Brooklyn resident who performed under the name Kampane.
Prosecutors say Brown violated the order in July by screaming at neighbor Arlene Raymond before bending over, baring her buttocks and showing her underwear while shouting an obscenity.
Police said they found a loaded semiautomatic gun in a rear door of the $250,000-plus car after it was stopped for speeding.
Rapper Foxy Brown says she’ll fight charges of violating a court order stemming from a confrontation with her neighbor in New York City.
Lil Wayne is facing the music after being accused of breaking jail rules by having gear for listening to tunes: He can expect to go solo for the rest of his time behind bars in a gun case.
Foxy Brown, whose real name is Inga Marchand, pleaded not guilty to criminal contempt. She could face up to one year in jail.
Better late than never. Rapper Foxy Brown appeared in a Brooklyn courtroom Tuesday afternoon, hours after a morning no-show prompted a judge to issue a bench warrant.
Jay-Z will provide the opening act for the World Basketball Festival. The rap mogul will perform Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall as part of the kick-off ceremony for the weekend event.