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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.

04/10/2014

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.

03/13/2014

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.

11/07/2013

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.

06/05/2013

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.

04/29/2013

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.

07/23/2012

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.

07/10/2012

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