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# Hip Hop

Last year
Rapper Takeoff, member of hip hop trio Migos, shot dead at 28
Entertainment outlet TMZ reports that Takeoff was playing dice when ‘an altercation broke out’.
All time
Two men indicted over 2002 killing of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay
The 37-year-old was shot once in the head in his Queens recording studio in 2002.
Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'
Hare Squead said the former Tory member “was only looking for a photo opp”.
Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'
We speak to two artists due to play at Body and Soul this month.
Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida
The rapper, whose lyrics were filled with insecurity and his real life marred by violence, was gunned down in broad daylight.
'We know what conservative populism is now thanks to Brexit and Trump, this is progressive populism': The rise of Irish hip hop
A new book looks into European hip hop.
Hip hop has now overtaken rock music and become the most popular music genre in America
It may have something to do with Drake hitting 10 billion streams.
Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot
Police are investigating.
PSG threaten hip-hop artist M.I.A. over wearing 'Fly Pirates' jersey in music video
The Ligue 1 champions are unhappy with their brand featuring in her song Borders.
LISTEN: This US presidential candidate is targeting black voters - with a rap
“Sometimes your policies just hypnotise me…”
Kanye wasn't joking when he announced plans to run for president
Although he says he has to “grow up” a bit more first.
Rubberbandits set to feature on new ITV2 game show
The duo will be providing commentary for ‘The Almost Impossible Game Show’.
George Hook grabbed his crotch during a hip-hop routine on The Late Late Show
And it cannot be unseen.
Here's the mash-up of Disney songs with 90s hip hop that you've been waiting for
The dream.
Rapper Nelly arrested on drugs charges after state trooper smells marijuana on his bus
He was charged with possession of drugs.
These hip-hop Valentine's Day cards are positively rosemantic
Tell that special someone how you really feel.
"Furious" Madonna forced to release new album tracks six months early
The Material Girl was due to release the album in March, but unfinished tracks leaked online.
Suspected killer of James Foley is London rapper and son of Al-Qaeda suspect - reports
Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, aka L Jinny, left his well-off London home last year…
Peyton and Eli Manning are back with another silly rap video
We’ll take all of that you got, guys.
Dr Dre cashes in on Apple winnings, pays $40million for Tom Brady and Gisele's mansion with a moat
There’s money in them headphones.
Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon belt out Broadway versions of hip-hop classics
It’s Snoop Dogg. With jazz hands.
Who knew you could make beer bottles do this?
Can we get a spoon chorus on the side?
Street poets who aren't in it for the money: Irish hip hop on film
Broken Song is due out on 15 November – a mainly black and white film that takes a look at Dublin emcees, singer and label boss.
Hip-hop exchange teams up Irish and Dutch rappers
Almost twenty rappers, beatmakers, singers and producers travelled to the Netherlands earlier this year – and are playing in Dublin tonight.
Check out the most famous street corners in hip hop history
Artist has produced street signs to mark locations that inspired NYC hip hop scene.
MCs sign on for Ballymun hip-hop mentoring project
Lethal Dialect (pictured), one of Ireland’s critically acclaimed rising stars, and Dean Scurry, head of Workin Class Records, will mentor the chosen artists.
The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today
By a class of nine-year-olds.
LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids
“I’m a better rapper than Santy.”
Here's how Kanye West expresses true love for Kim Kardashian
Who said romance is dead?
Listen: Warren G's Regulate, re-run by 10-year-olds from Cork
This is amazing.
Floyd Mayweather Jr and 50 Cent have more money than you.. and they want you to know
They don’t call him ‘Money’ for nothing.
WATCH: Baseball crazyman Brian Wilson busts a (political) move
The Giants closer joined MC Hammer and to endorse San Francisco mayoral candidate Ed Lee… in style.
Next stop, Ellen? Dublin Rose gets some love from Perez Hilton
A video of the self-taught hip hop dancing Rose has been featured on an influential US gossip blog – but not everyone’s a fan of her moves.
Meet Allen Samuels... and 6 more of the world's most embarrassing rappers
The 55-year-old casino worker is already being hailed as ‘the new Rebecca Black’ for his hip-hop efforts. And he’s not alone…
No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish"
Black Eyed Peas ditch “most annoying song of all time” from their Oxegen play list.
Singer Sean Kingston stable after crash in Florida
The hip-hop star and a female friend were seriously injured when the watercraft they were travelling on crashed into a bridge on Miami Beach yesterday.
The hip-hop song about Tim Tebow you haven't been waiting for has finally arrived
Haters gonna hate. But check this out anyway.