Rapper Travi$ Scott at Lollapalooza before his set was canceled. (Twitter)

Rapper At Lollapalooza Arrested After Inciting Crowd: Officials

Texas rapper Travi$ Scott, who was born Jacques Webster, urged fans to come over the barricades after he played a song, said Office of Emergency Management spokeswoman Melissa Stratton.


Blood Money, Big Glo

Chicago Rapper “Blood Money” Slain In West Englewood

Mario Hess – who also went by the stage names Blood Money and Big Glo – was shot in the chest outside his family’s home in the 5600 block of South Elizabeth Street around 9:30 p.m.


John "Vietnam" Nguyen (Credit: Facebook)

Late Rapper To Be First Vietnamese American Honored With Street Name

John “Vietnam” Nguyen is the first Vietnamese American to get such an honor. He’s also the youngest person to get an honorary street name, and the first hip-hop artist.


Keith Cozart

Judge Orders Rapper Chief Keef Into Drug Rehab

Rapper pleaded guilty to testing positive for drugs while on probation, and judge sentenced him to 90 days in the Haymarket Center.


Durk A. Banks (Credit: Chicago Police)

Rapper Lil Durk Charged Again With Gun Violation

A rapper associated with Chief Keef, the teen who’s made news for his music and arrests, was arrested again for a gun violation early Wednesday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.


Lil Reese

Rapper Lil Reese Arrested On Downstate Warrant For Videotaped 2012 Beating

Champaign police identified Chicago rapper and Chief Keef pal Lil Reese as the alleged attacker in the 2012 videotaped beating of a Downstate woman, leading to his arrest Sunday in Chicago.


Photo Of Hip-Hop Artist Common (Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Report: Rapper Common May Lose Condo To Foreclosure

Common may be in jeopardy of losing his Chicago condominium to foreclosure, according to an online report.


Missy Elliott (Credit: missyelliott.com)

Rapper Missy Elliott Claims Local Dealer Failed To Deliver On Luxury Ride

Rapper/producer Missy Elliot is taking aim at a suburban luxury car dealership, claiming they have reneged on a deal to deliver a nearly $400,000 luxury car.


Grammy Award-winning rap artist Che "RhymeFest" Smith smiles before announcing his candidacy for Chicago 20th Ward alderman, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green

Rhymefest For Alderman?

A Grammy Award-winning west side rapper wants to be on the city council.

WBBM Newsradio–10/21/2010