DMX’s legacy was immortalized as a man beloved by his family, honored for his strong faith and respected as one of hip-hop’s greatest icons at his memorial service Saturday, with several heartfelt speeches from those who knew the rapper best.

Supporters and family of the rapper DMX chanted his name and offered up prayers Monday outside the New York hospital where he remained on life support.

A rapper in Spain and dozens of his supporters locked themselves inside a university building Monday in the artist’s latest attempt to avoid a prison sentence for insulting the country’s monarchy and praising terrorism.

The 64-year-old father of rapper Nicki Minaj has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in New York, police said.

Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby has been released from a Los Angeles County jail after an arrest in Beverly Hills, where police said he took a loaded gun into an upscale store on Rodeo Drive.

Los Angeles prosecutors on Thursday charged rapper Tory Lanez with shooting artist Megan Thee Stallion during an argument earlier this year.

American rapper Pop Smoke shot dead

February 21, 2020 10:28 am

American rapper and songwriter Pop Smoke died at an age of 20 after being shot at on Wednesday morning.

Rapper-producer 50 Cent has been inducted to Hollywood Walk of fame. 50 Cent's good friend, rapper Eminem, paid tribute the 44-year-old singer-songwriter during a ceremony on Thursday, reported Variety.

Kim Nam-Joon, a rapper from the famous K-Pop boy band BTS, has the kind of first world problems that very few of us can empathize with.

Rapper will.i.am has claimed that a crew member of an international airline racially targeted him during his recent trip.

Rapper VTEN arrested

October 24, 2019 12:50 pm

‘Yestai Ta Ho Ni Bro’ rapper VTEN has been arrested from Jawalakhel today on charges of promoting vulgar languages on his songs.

A man charged with selling rapper Mac Miller the drugs that killed him last year pleaded not guilty Thursday in federal court in Los Angeles. Cameron Pettit stood alongside his attorney and spoke only to answer a judge’s questions as he entered the plea.

Three men arrested during the investigation into rapper Mac Miller’s deadly overdose last year have now been charged with providing the drugs that killed him, U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday.

Rapper Cardi B, who is known for her unfiltered opinions and candid nature, opened up about being sexually assaulted on the sets of a magazine photo shoot early on in her career.

Rapper VTEN: Good influence or bad?

September 26, 2019 07:45 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Samir Ghising, popularly known as VTEN, is a rapper cum hip-hop artist who has brought a different flavor to the Nepali music industry. The 23-year-old is the talk of the town amongst youngsters. His hit song ‘Hami yestai ta ho ni bro’ has been viewed more than 17 million times on YouTube.

Police in Las Vegas say rapper Fetty Wap was arrested after allegedly assaulting three employees at a hotel.

Stormzy made history as the first British rapper to headline Glastonbury on Friday, bringing his experience of black urban life to the world’s biggest greenfield music festival in a performance that had the capacity crowd jumping.

Rapper and songwriter Drake was spotted celebrating Toronto Raptors' historic victory at the NBA Championship.

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was granted bond for release Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody, but he wasn’t freed right away, his lawyer said.

Attorneys for rapper 21 Savage, who was taken into custody in Atlanta on immigration charges over the weekend, said on Monday that he had been arrested based on incorrect information about his criminal record and should be released while awaiting court proceedings.

ATLANTA, Feb 3: Atlanta police say rapper Bow Wow has been arrested following a fight with a woman.

he #MuteRKelly hashtag has trended on social media after the Lifetime documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly” began airing in January. The show drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against Kelly, which have dogged him most of his career. Kelly, who was acquitted of child pornography charges in 2008, has denied allegations of abuse.

Nelly’s attorney, Scott Rosenblum, filed a response to the lawsuit Thursday, arguing that the woman shouldn’t be allowed to remain anonymous and “avoid public scrutiny.” The woman alleges that she paid to have her photo taken with the 44-year-old rapper after the concert before he took her to a separate room and sexually assaulted her.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 21: California rapper Snoop Dogg received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday and celebrated by giving himself a big thank you.

Rapper Laure Goes Live in Dharan

October 17, 2017 09:42 am

DHARAN, Oct 17: A live musical concert was organized on the playground of Public Higher Secondary School, Dharan on Saturday. The concert was organized with an aim to support the education of tarai flood victims. Rapper Laure and Singer Kamal Khatre performed their super hit numbers at the concert.

Luck, reality shows, and the rapper

September 22, 2017 12:41 pm

What with all the Himalayan Roadies posters around town it’s hard to miss the rapper, Laure (Asis Rana), these days. As it is, it wasn’t like he wasn’t well known and well admired already; his recent releases and album launch party was testament to his fan following. Views on YouTube are more than two million and the crowds’ attendance was tremendous.

Chance the Rapper is reportedly turning down some very generous record label offers after he achieved a historic win at the 2017 Grammy Awards.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The body of famous rapper Anil Adhikari, popularly known as Yama Buddha, has been brought to Kathmandu on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Candles were lit to commemorate late Nepali rapper Anil Adhikari at Basantapur area on Saturday evening.

Yama Buddha has made a significant contribution to bring Nepali rap where it is today. He should be credited for taking the Nepali rap music from streets to a professional level. Everyone from children and young people to even old people listen to rap nowadays. The credit for this, to a large extent, goes to talented rappers like Yama Buddha.

Famous rapper Yama Buddha no more

January 15, 2017 07:10 am

LONDON, Jan 14: In an apparent suicide, famous Nepali rapper Anil Adhikari, widely known as Yama Buddha, has been found dead here on Saturday morning.

MUMBAI, Dec 20: The last time Aamir Khan did playback for a film, the song (Aati Kya Khandala from the film Ghulam) became a cult song.

BARBADOS, Oct 11: Not only has summer sixteen come to an end, but it appears Drake and Rihanna's summer of love has concluded, too.

NEW DELHI, July 10: A South Indian rapper is targeting Dow Chemical with rhymes — demanding the U.S. company pay more in victims' compensation and environmental damages stemming from a horrific chemical gas leak that killed thousands of people and sickened countless others.