Crime


Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of XXXTentacion, who was shot and killed in Deerfield Beach, Florida on Monday (June 18).

According to TMZ, the suspect is 22-year-old Dedrick D. Williams, who was taken into custody by Broward County Sheriff’s Deptarment last night and has been charged with first-degree murder. Pitchfork reports that Williams was detained after a car chase.

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It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Mac Miller. Just days after news broke that he’d split up with his girlfriend of almost two years, Ariana Grande, the Pittsburgh rapper has been arrested on DUI and hit-and-run charges (don’t worry, no one was hurt).

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Juelz Santana returned home on Friday (Apr. 6), after being in jail for nearly one month. The Dipset rapper was in federal custody after an incident at Newark Liberty International Airport on Mar. 9, after allegedly fleeing and leaving a .38-caliber handgun and drugs in his luggage. The Harlem native, real name LaRon James, would surrender himself to police three days later. The 36-year-old was ordered to be released into the custody of his mother by a judge reports NorthJersey.com. A $500,000 bond was secured by his mother’s Englewood home, and Santana has been ordered to wear an ankle monitor and be under 24-hour lockdown.

I’m just happy to be in God’s graces,” James said outside the federal courthouse Friday. “I was praying every day. He came through for me … just gotta do the right thing, do everything I need to do the right thing so I stay home.”

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Fabolous was arrested last night after allegedly assaulting his long-time partner and Love & Hip-Hop: New York star Emily Bustamante, aka Emily B, according to TMZ.

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Bad news for G Herbo. Just a week after dropping the deluxe edition of his critically acclaimed album Humble Beast, the 22-year-old rapper has been arrested for illegal gun possession in Chicago.

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Two years after his untimely death, Chinx’s murder appears to have been solved. The Far Rockaway, Queens rapper was gunned down in a drive-by shooting back in May 2015. Chinx, real name Lionel Pickens, was driving near Queens Boulevard and 84th Drive in the Briarwood section of Queens, NYC when another vehicle pulled up and fired gun shots. A passenger in the car sustained injuries, eventually recovering while the Coke Boys rapper was pronounced dead on arrival at a local hospital.

According to various reports, two suspects – 32-year-old Quincy Homere and 26-year-old Jamar Hill have been charged in connection with the murder. Both have been charged with murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon and both were in jail on unrelated charges when the arrests were made.

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JAY-Z has already spoken out against Meek Mill’s harsh prison sentencing on stage and social media, but today he’s taking his gripes to the pages of The New York Times. In an op ed titled The Criminal Justice System Stalks Black People Like Meek Mill, Hov calls out Judge Genece E. Brinkley’s unjust sentence while tackling the lengthy, severe and racist nature of probation.

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Damn. Tough break for Meek.

According to CBS 3 Philadelphia’s Joe Holden, Meek Mill has been sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison for probation violations. The MMG rapper was arrested for fighting at a St. Louis airport in March, and arrested again in August for recklessly driving his dirt bike in NYC.

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On November 21st, A&E will debut its new six-hour Mini-Series ‘Who Killed Tupac?.’ Focusing on the investigation surrounding the death of the prolific and influential rap icon, Tupac Shakur. Each installment of this investigative series will include aspects of the legendary artist’s life as well as follow famed civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump as he conducts a full-scale, intensive investigation into key theories behind his murder.

Watch the trailer for ‘Who Killed Tupac?’ after the break and be sure to catch the premiere next month.

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Exactly 15 years ago, Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell was murdered by an unidentified marksman in New York City. DJ to legendary rap trio Run D.M.C., his spirit lives on through his family including son TJ Mizzle — who followed his father footsteps on the turntables. After over a decade of investigation, the NYPD has officially declared the homicide a cold case.

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