The Berkley-based rapper Lil B plays the Highline Ballroom on Thursday; for curious New York gawkers, it's a chance to see the world's foremost proponent of a new movement you could kindly term train-wreck rappers -- those artists whose every youthful indiscretion, ill-advised comment, physic ... More >>
Reggie Rock Bythewood's One Night in Vegas, airing on ESPN tonight as part of the network's "30 for 30" documentary series, shines a light on the little known friendship and many parallels between tortured souls Mike Tyson and Tupac Shakur. The title of Bythewood's documentary is a reference ... More >>
Shyne, the 30-year-old rapper born Jamal Barrow (and who, after a jailhouse conversion to Judaism, now goes by the legal name Moses Michael Leviy), is set to get out of prison today, after serving 9 years on attempted murder charges. Barrow was part of Diddy's entourage that fateful night at ... More >>
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