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Lil Nas X cancels 2 shows to rest after Billboard success

The Texan rapper apologised to fans on Twitter.

A$AP Rocky back in Los Angeles from Sweden

The New York-born rapper is ecstatic on his return to the US and was seen joking and smiling.

A$AP Rocky, the eccentric Harlem rapper on trial in Sweden

Rocky is the de facto leader of A$AP Mob an acronym that stands for ‘Always Strive and Prosper.’

Sweden charges US rapper A$AP Rocky with assault

The 30-year-old performer has been detained since July 3 along with 2 members of his entourage in connection with a fight in Stockholm on June 30.

Trump offers to guarantee bail for rapper A$AP Rocky

Trump says Prime Minister Stefan Lofven gave assurances that the singer would be treated fairly.

Black music fest halts double-price tickets for whites after uproar

A Detroit music festival cancels plans to charge white people double the price for tickets paid by African-Americans and other non-whites after an uproar over the policy.

Ethiopians bid farewell to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle

Ethiopians bid their goodbyes to Nipsey Hussle who has Eritrean heritage.

US rapper shot by police struck by about 25 bullets

Police said that Willie McCoy did not follow orders to raise his hands up after seeing a gun in his vehicle.

Rapper 21 Savage being held unfairly, attorneys claim

The rapper's attorney also states that ICE refused to release his client on 'incorrect information about prior criminal charges'.

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage arrested, faces deportation

Abraham-Joseph is in custody in Georgia and faces deportation proceedings in federal immigration courts.

Cardi B in New York court over Queens strip club brawl

The 26-year-old was in court as she received five Grammy nominations.

Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine arrested on racketeering charges

Assistant US Attorney Michael Longyear said a backpack stolen during a gunpoint robbery in April was found during a raid at 6ix9ine's Brooklyn residence, along with an automatic pistol.

Thai rappers cause stir with anti-junta lyrics

Creative criticism through music and arts has been harder to control.

Canadian rapper dies after falling from plane

Jon James died instantly in the 'wing-walking' accident in Vernon, British Columbia.

Kanye heads to West Wing, lunch with Trump

West emerged as one of Trump’s most high-profile celebrity supporters during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

Rapper Cardi B charged in connection with assault in New York

Cardi B, born Belcalis Almánzar, was allegedly involved in an incident at the Angels NYC strip club in the borough of Queens, according to police spokesman Martin Brown.

Belgian court rules out extradition for Spanish rapper

The rapper, whose real name is Jose Miguel Arenas Beltran, was supposed to turn himself in voluntarily in May to authorities in Spain.

Rapper Mac Miller dead of overdose at 26

His death comes several months after he ended a high-profile, two-year relationship with pop superstar Ariana Grande.

Stung by critics (and low sales), Eminem releases surprise album

The eight-month gestation of "Kamikaze" was the quickest in which Eminem has recorded any album.

Plane carrying US rapper forced to make emergency landing

The Gulfstream G-IV jet took off for London at 10:50 am local time at Teterboro Airport, located some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from New York, the Federal Aviation Authority said.

Drake on course to smash streaming records with ‘Scorpion’

Spotify said the album was streaming at an average rate of 10 million times an hour on Friday, while Apple Music said "Scorpion" was the No. 1 streamed album in 92 countries.

Suspect arrested in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

According to local media reports, the suspect had spent time in jail and was awaiting trial on allegations of domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend.

Chance the Rapper apologizes for backing Kanye’s Trump love

Rap superstar Kanye West's professed love for President Donald Trump sent new shockwaves Friday through the music world with Chance the Rapper apologizing for seemingly sympathetic remarks.

Mexican rapper confesses to dissolving film students’ bodies in acid

A Mexican rapper and YouTube star with hundreds of thousands of followers confessed to dissolving the bodies of three missing film students in acid, authorities confirmed Wednesday.