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In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Rapper Kodak Black Gets Prison Sentence In Weapons Case

The 22-year-old artist admitted in August that he falsified information on federal forms to buy four firearms from a Miami-area gun shop on two separate occasions.
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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 01: Eric B peforms during the YO! MTV Raps 30th Anniversary Live Event at Barclays Center on June 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

Rapper Eric B, Jailed On 17-Year-Old Warrant; Released

Eric B. has been released from a New Jersey jail after spending two weeks behind bars on a 17-year-old warrant.
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 09: A$AP Rocky attends The Recording Academy And Clive Davis' 2019 Pre-GRAMMY Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 9, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

A$AP Rocky Returns To Sweden Months After Assault Conviction

American rapper A$AP Rocky will perform in Sweden several months after he was convicted of assault in a street brawl in the capital of Stockholm.
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Mac Miller (Photo credit: Rich Fury/Getty Images)

Mac Miller Leaves $11 Million In Cash, Jewelry and Electronics to Family and Friends

Miller was looking out for his family and friends before he died.
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This Aug. 22, 2019 photo shows Rapsody posing for a portrait in New York to promote her latest album "Eve." (Photo by Brian Ach/Invision/AP)

With "Eve," Rapsody Gains Traction In The Best Rapper Debate

Rapsody. The witty, sharp-tonged MC may not only be the best female rapper, but the best lyricist in the entire genre — a compliment few women have garnered despite the genre being decades old.
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In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Kodak Black Pleads Guilty In Federal Weapons Case

Rapper Kodak Black is expected to plead guilty to federal weapons charges. A hearing is set for Thursday.
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Tupac Shakur and Hip Hop Among FX’s Expansion Into Docuseries

Tupac Shakur and his mother Afeni are the subjects of a five-part docuseries planned by FX in the cable channel's ongoing expansion into non-fiction shows.
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Nicki Minaj attends the Oscar De La Renta front Row during New York Fashion Week

Nicki Minaj Turns Up the Heat on 'MEGATRON'

A new tropical dancehall banger from the 'Queen' MC
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This combination of photos shows rapper Nipsey Hussle at an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Milwaukee Bucks in Oakland, California. (AP Photo)

Cardi B Tops BET Noms, Nipsey Hussle Up For 1

Hussle scored a posthumous nomination for the 2019 BET Awards and Cardi B is the most nominated act with seven.
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In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Rapper Kodak Black Due In Court On Federal Weapons Charges

Kodak Black is due in Miami federal court on weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred.
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