hip-hop behind bars

Four years ago today, rapper Gucci Mane released his album, “The State Vs Radric Davis.” The Birmingham born rapper has had a tenuous relationship with…

20-year-old Chicago rap artist Chief Keef was sentenced to 20 days in the Cook County Jail this morning after testing positive for marijuana. Keef, whose…

Lauryn Hill is due to be released from prison tomorrow after serving her three- month sentence for tax evasion. The rapper, singer and actress saw…

Rapper turned reality TV star Jim Jones is living what he raps about. The “We Fly High” MC was busted in the Bronx for allegedly…

On the track “Excursions” from their 1991 album “Low End Theory,” rapper Q-Tip brags that he’s an Abstract Poet, “prominent like Shakespeare.”  It was a…

  Lauryn Hill is busy tying up loose ends before beginning her prison term for tax evasion. The NJ multi-talent has been renting a South…

Chicago rapper Chief Keef was arrested in Atlanta yesterday for disorderly conduct. While there is nothing humorous about breaking the law or being taken into…

After pleading guilty to tax evasion in 2012, Grammy-Award winning singer and actress Lauryn Hill has been sentenced by a New Jersey judge to three months…

Shyheim Dionel Franklin, aka Shyheim The Rugged Child of Wu-Tang Clan fame, was recently arrested in his hometown of Staten Island, NY after local police raided…

Oakland rap veteran Too $hort has found himself on the wrong side of the law. According to TMZ, the “Blow The Whistle” MC was stopped…

Rapper Lil Flip insists that it is not “Game Over” on his fight with the law over a recent arrest. The Houston-based artist was arrested…

It appears that Katt Williams is trying to break DMX’s celebrity arrest record. According to TMZ the embattled comedian was  arrested again in California for…