Hip-hop icons farewell to Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys

    Photo: Pitchfork   “My mind playing tricks on me,” no, literally. Hip-hop has lost one of it’s fallen sons, one-third of the Geto Boys, Bushwick Bill. The 52-year-old (born Richard Shaw) passed away Sunday, June 9 surrounded by family in Houston. In February, Bill was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, and

Nipsey Hussle’s alleged killer gets indicted by Grand Jury

    Photo: TMZ   Eric Holder, the man who allegedly murdered late rapper Nipsey Hussle, was indicted by a Grand Jury and faced new charges on Tuesday, May 21. L.A. County District Attorney previously charged Holder with four crimes, including premeditated murder. The D.A. had the case revisited by a Grand Jury which

BET Networks to broadcast and live-stream Nipsey Hussle’s funeral

    Photo: The Source   BET Networks is paying homage to Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) by broadcasting and live-streaming his memorial service today at 1 p.m. EST on BET and BET Digital. The MC, who was gunned down March 31 in Los Angeles near his The Marathon clothing store will

Suspect charged with killing Nipsey Hussle pleads not guilty

    Photo: KOLO   Eric R. Holder Jr., the man charged with killing Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle plead not guilty to murder and attempted murder charges Thursday.   The 29-year-old made his first court appearance after Sunday’s shooting and only spoke to say “yeah” to Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Teresa Sullivan’s questions. Holder is

Hip-hop mourns the death of Grammy-nominated MC Nipsey Hussle

    Photo: TVNZ   Hip-hop has lost one of their greatest sons. Rapper Nipsey Hussle was gunned down Sunday in Los Angeles near his Marathon Clothing store. Two other people were injured in the shooting around 3:30 p.m. They were transported to a hospital, where both are in stable condition. The 33-year-old born Ermias

The reward for the driver who gunned down 7-year-old is now $100,000

    Photo: ABC13 Houston   The hunt for the killer of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes is now at $100,000. Texas police are hoping that they can track the murderer with the description that Barnes' siblings and mother provided.     The driver opened fire on the family's car when the second-grader at Monahan Elementary School was still in her

Diddy Speaks Out After Death of ex-girlfriend Kim Porter

    Photo: @Diddy Instagram   I must say when I got word that actress and model, Kim Porter had passed on, I was in shock. A feeling of sadness washed over me as I begun to realize that her four children lost their mom and will be without her for the holidays.   Porter had

Celebrities React to the death of Marvel Comics Creator Stan Lee

    Photo: Mashable   Hello to all my CeeSoDope readers!   It’s been a minute, but I’m back at it again. Recently, the death of Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee has the world talking. The writer, editor, and publisher is responsible for characters such as Spider-Man, the X-Men, Thor, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Black Panther, and anything

Flashback Friday: Celebrating The Life of Mac Miller

    Photo: Vanyaland   Mac Miller (born Malcolm McCormick) died Friday, Sep.7 reportedly of a drug overdose, according to TMZ.   He was found that afternoon around noon in a bedroom at his San Fernando Valley home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.   Authorities arrived on the scene after a male friend dialed 911 from Mac's