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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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DMX is going back to jail. The troubled rapper was taken into custody in a Manhattan court on Tuesday morning (Jan. 30) for “failing to comply with conditions of his bail,” according to Pitchfork. TMZ reports the Yonkers MC failed drug tests, a direct violation of his bail conditions.

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The rap community is mourning as news has surfaced early Saturday morning (Jan. 20) that artist Fredo Santana has passed away. Rising Texas rapper Maxo Kream made the sad revelation on social media. Artists like Drake, Lil’ Durk, Joey Badass, Lil’ B and more confirmed the rumors while sending their condolences in various posts on Twitter and Instagram. Born Derrick Coleman, Fredo Santana was 27-years-old at the time of his death. Currently there’s no confirmed reports as to the cause of death. Santana previously has been hospitalized for a seizure, along with liver and kidney failure.

The Chicago native is one of the key artists responsible for the city’s Drill music scene along with Chief Keef, Lil’ Durk, King Louie, Young Chop and Lil’ Reese. UPDATE: TMZ reports Santana died Friday night (Jan. 19) from a fatal seizure. His girlfriend arrived at his L.A. home around 11:30 p.m. PST, where she found the rapper dead on the floor. He leaves behind an 8-month old son, Legend, who was born in June 2017.

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It’s with a heavy heart that we report the news that Reggie Ossé, better known as Combat Jack, has passed away after losing his battle with colon cancer. He was 53.

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Lil’ B had to cancel his set at the Rolling Loud Bay Area Festival in Mountain View, CA on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 21). Moments before hitting the stage, the Based God was allegedly jumped by A Boogie with Da Hoodie and PnB Rock’s entourages, where Lil’ B claims they stole his laptop and equipment.

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Nelly was arrested early Saturday morning (Oct. 7) on an alleged rape charge. The reported incident took place around 3:45 am EST on the rapper’s tour bus in Auburn, Washington. The St. Louis native was currently in the middle of his tour with Country duo Florida Georgia Line.

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New details are emerging in Young Dolph’s drive-by shooting case in Los Angeles on Tuesday (Sept. 27). Yo Gotti, who was reported as a “person of interest” by TMZ, was never a potential suspect according to the LAPD. Det. Megan Aguilar confirms the original report was inaccurate.

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Young Dolph is a victim of gun violence for the second time this year. The Memphis rapper was shot at multiple times in Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 26). According to various reports, including Fox 11 LA, Dolph was targeted in a drive-by shooting outside of the Hollywood & Highland Center.

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The status of Lil’ Wayne’s health and ongoing bout with epilepsy is once again being questioned after the Young Money rapper was hospitalized on Sunday (Sept. 3). The veteran MC was taken to a Chicago hospital after reportedly suffering multiple seizures.

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It has been a little over a month since the passing of Mobb Deep member Prodigy. The cause of his untimely death is now known after an autopsy was completed.

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