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Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco Encourages Teens; Blasts Chicago High Schools

(AllHipHop News) Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco was in his hometown over the weekend, to inspire hundreds of young black males who graduated from high school. The rapper appeared at the “2013 Mass Black Male Graduation and Transition to Manhood” ceremony. The event was held yesterday (June 29), at Chicago State University. Lupe Fiasco was on… Read more »

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Preston Perry – Chicago’s Hope

In the past three years, the city of Chicago has suffered from street violence that has made national news countless times. Last year alone, Chicago had over five hundred murders. This year, we’re already in a position to break that record. This poem “Chicago’s Hope’ was laid on Preston Perry’s heart to write 4 years… Read more »

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Chicago Teen Shot Hours After Obama Visits Chicago High School

(AllHipHop News) President Barack Obama’s speech to the Chicago youth at Hyde Park Career Academy was followed by the death of the sister of one of the students present. Destini Warren’s sister Janay MacFarlane was fatally shot around 11:30 P.M. on February 15th on the 1300 block of Jackson Avenue in the northern suburban while visiting family… Read more »

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Chicago Rapper Chief Keef To Remain Free – For Now

(AllHipHop News). Chicago rapper Chief Keef scored a victory in court yesterday (January 2), when a judge allowed to remain free over prosecutors request that he be jailed. Prosecutors claim the Southside Chicago-based rapper had violated his probation, for moving to a home he reportedly purchased in a tony suburban Chicago neighborhood, without notifying his… Read more »

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Chicago Rapper JayLoud, Lil JoJo’s Best Friend Killed On Christmas

(AllHipHop News) An 18-year-old aspiring rapper in Chicago is the latest casualty in the ongoing violence since the death of Joseph “Lil JoJo” Coleman. Joshua “JayLoud” Davis was shot down around 11:30 PM, on Christmas day. JayLoud’s sister said that he was shot after he got off a city bus, after an altercation with a… Read more »

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Chicago Police Investigating Threats Against Rick Ross

(AllHipHop News) Chicago police are investigating threats against Hip-Hop star Rick Ross. TMZ.com reports that the Chicago Police Department opened an investigation into threats made against the rapper by the gangster disciples. Although Rick Ross brushed off the threats in a recent interview, the Chicago Police Department appear to be taking the threats very serious…. Read more »

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Chicago Rapper Chief Keef Enlists 50 Cent, Young Jeezy, French Montana For Debut Album “Finally Rich”

(AllHipHop News) Chicago rapper Chief Keef has lined up a number heavyweights for his debut album, Finally Rich. The album, which will be available for pre-order on November 19, features guest appearances from 50 Cent, Wiz Khalifa, French Montana, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross and fellow Glory Boyz Entertainment artist, Lil Reese. The 12-track debut is being released… Read more »

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Chicago Rapper Lil Reese Replies To Shocking Video Of Him Beating Up A Girl

(AllHipHop News) Chicago rapper Lil Reese took to Twitter today (October 25), to comment on a video that leaked today featuring him assaulting a young woman. The shocking, 1:11 second video shows the Def Jam artist and other males associates in an unidentified female’s residence. Lil Reese and the woman begin to squabble, which soon… Read more »

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Drugs, Guns and Gangs: How Rapper Chief Keef Represents Bloody Chicago Culture

Originally published at TheGrio.com. In the span of two weeks Chicago-based rapper Chief Keef has been demonized by a variety of media publications. They have attacked the content in his music, his negative image and even his young mother (she’s 32) for being what some have called an irresponsible parent for condoning her son’s erratic… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: Chicago Killing Spree Continues – Was Chief Keef Hacked Or Not?

Chicago has been the epicenter of gang violence and senseless murders all year long. RELATED: TWISTA PLANS TO COMBAT CHICAGO VIOLENCE WITH NEW YOUTH CENTER The violence in Chi-town has skyrocketed and has taken the national stage again with the recent death of Chicago rapper Joseph Coleman aka Lil Jojo. The deceased rapper, who was… Read more »

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BJ The Chicago Kid Joins Universal Motown Family With Newly Signed Record Deal

(AllHipHop News) Singer BJ the Chicago Kid has officially inked a record deal with Universal/Motown according to a tweet he sent out last night (August 2) and image that followed shortly after. “Chicago Thank Y’all For An Incredible Show 2nite!! Thank Y’all For You Patience w/ me over the yrs… Time well served. Motown Baby,”… Read more »

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House Of Blues Backtracks; Says Chicago Police Did Not Force LEP Bogus Boys To Cancel Show

(AllHipHop News) A representative for the House of Blues has issued a statement denying that the Chicago police forced the venue to cancel a performance featuring rap group LEP Bogus Boys. The Chicago Hip-Hop group made headlines earlier this week, after they were removed from the lineup of the “Been Trill” concert at the House… Read more »

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