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Los Angeles Times Staff WritersJailhouse rap has turned out to be a bust for Def Jam Records. The New York label last year won a multimillion-dollar bidding war to sign imprisoned rapper Shyne. Before the release of his debut CD, "Godfather Buried Alive," Def Jam made sure its new...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTwo years ago, Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight and Seagram Co. Chairman Edgar Bronfman Jr. sat together listening to rap music in the back of a parked limo in Santa Monica. Bronfman smiled politely and told Knight how much he looked forward...
Sun National StaffTomorrow, on Ray Lewis' 25th birthday, characters will converge in an unfolding drama that mixes pro football, celebrity, money, politics, rap music, wild parties, street brawling and homicide. Performing in an Atlanta courtroom will be some of the city'...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersIn an investigation that centers on the crumbling rap music empire of Marion "Suge" Knight, Los Angeles authorities arrested three of his associates Thursday on suspicion of conspiring to murder a gang rival. The three -- a former Los Angeles County...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Health, Murder, Death, Los Angeles
Isaac Guzman is a staff writer for the New York Daily NewsNEW YORK -- It's just before midnight in a Manhattan dance studio, and Lil' Kim is dancing in formation with five other women, throwing her arms across her chest and moving her torso in time to a startling blend of Cuban rhythms and hip-hop rhymes. She's...
Tags: Lil' Kim , Murder, Death, Los Angeles, New York
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDon't talk to Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott about how bad things are supposed to be in the music business. The Portsmouth, Va., native's debut album, "Supa Dupa Fly," burst onto the nation's pop chart at No. 3 during its first week in the stores, selling...
Times Staff WriterMark Kates boarded a train in Philadelphia on Sunday that brought him here for the 45th annual Grammy Awards, but the journey covered far more mental terrain. He reflected on his "ultimate experience" as a music executive -- the 1996 edition of the...
FOR THE TIMESWednesday April 1, 1998 Given the El Dorado aspects of the rap music industry--which seems to rival only the NBA as the dream career of underprivileged youth--"Ride," a rap-meets-road movie, sort of blows its chance at making any serious comment...
Sun StaffEarl Rodney Monroe Jr. was 14 when police first arrested him. In a little more than a year, officers nabbed the boy 10 more times, lodging felony charges that pointed to one conclusion: Lil' Earl was dealing drugs on the streets of his West Baltimore...
Special To The TimesThe debate over the social impact of gangsta rap music moves to a Milwaukee courtroom Wednesday, when two Wisconsin minors will be charged with murder in the country's second case of rap allegedly inspiring the killing of a police officer. The case...
Tags: Juvenile Delinquency, Wisconsin, Murder, Death, New York
Special To The TimesEDNA, Tex. -- It's hard to imagine a case with two antagonists more estranged than Linda Sue Davidson and Tupac Amaru Shakur. Davidson, a white middle-aged state trooper's wife, has spent the past 20 years raising her two children in this tiny Texas town...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersRap music star Notorious B.I.G. was shot to death along Museum Row in Los Angeles' Mid-Wilshire district early Sunday as he left a music industry party, a brazen attack that marked the second drive-by murder of a gangsta rap celebrity in the last six...
Tags: Jason Lee, Witnesses, Radio Industry, Murder, Notorious (movie)
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