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February 19, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 8
Rage of the Panthers: The Ghetto on Trial
by Jonathan Black
February 17 was Huey's birthday, and the 13th floor courtroom at 100 Centre Street was empty and quiet. The Panthers announced that if Judge ... More >>
The rapper Rick Ross, born William Leonard Roberts II, is currently being sued by the living, breathing drug boss--"Freeway" Ricky Ross--from whom he stole his stage name. On his new Teflon Don--another nickname borrowed, without consent, from John Gotti--Ross has a song called "MC Hammer," o ... More >>
Gucci Mane's new album, The State vs. Radric Davis is in stores today, but the insanely prolific, remarkably consistent Atlanta rapper has been in jail since November 12th. This is Gucci's second stint in jail for a parole violation this year. Both sentences stem from a 2005 incident in which ... More >>