February 19, 2013 9:30 AM
Just over a year after Waka Flocka Flame lost close friend Mario "Slim Dunkin" Hamilton to a fatal in-studio dispute, the trial for shooter Young Vito reportedly starts today (February 19).
Continue reading A Year Later, Waka Flocka May Finally Get Justice.
July 24, 2012 5:46 PM
Maybach Music Group head Rick Ross has offered his condolences to the victims of last week's Dark Knight Rises Colorado massacre and took direct aim at suspect James Eagan Holmes.
Continue reading Rick Ross Goes Off On 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooter, "Don't Be Dazed Now" [Video].
May 31, 2012 1:05 PM
Young Money's Nicki Minaj is setting the record straight after catching heat for her crew getting targeted in the murder of a female fan last week following a Tokyo, Japan concert.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Breaks Silence On Female Fan Murder, "My Dancers Had Nothing To Do W/ This Tragedy".
March 20, 2012 8:40 AM
The fatal shooting of an unarmed 17 year-old African American last month in Florida continues to generate widespread attention as celebrities have begun to speak out and demand justice.
Continue reading Unarmed 17 Year-Old's Fatal Shooting Sparks Widespread Attention, Spike Lee & Wyclef Jean Campaign.
June 16, 2011 10:45 AM
Less than 24 hours after the shocking revelation that incarcerated felon Dexter Isaac was ordered by music mogul Jimmy Rosemond to shoot Tupac Shakur in the mid-1990's, an attorney has stepped forward to deny the accusations.
Continue reading Jimmy Henchman's Lawyer On 2Pac Shooting Accusation, "It's A Flat Out Lie".
June 15, 2011 5:05 PM
The man allegedly responsible for shooting rapper Tupac Shakur in November 1994 has come forward to confess to his crime.
Continue reading Tupac Shakur's Shooter Confesses, "I Want To Apologize To His Family".
September 30, 2009 10:25 AM
Bow Wow has addressed the tragic passing of 16 year-old Derrion Albert and said it is now time for all entertainers to speak up against violence around the world.
Continue reading Bow Wow Speaks On Derrion Albert's Death, "We Gotta Stop This Violence" [Video].
June 24, 2009 2:31 PM
, who was once signed to Jay-Z
's Roc-A-Fella label, reportedly turned himself into authorities last night (June 23) for first degree murder charges.
Continue reading Tru Life Surrenders To Police For Murder Case.
December 3, 2008 6:04 PM
The prime suspect in the murders of Jennifer Hudson's family has been denied bail today (December 3) in Illinois.
Continue reading Update: Bail Denied For Murder Suspect In Jennifer Hudson's Family Slaying.
December 1, 2008 6:59 PM
The prime suspect in the murders of Jennifer Hudson's family has officially been arrested while in custody in Illinois.
Continue reading William Balfour Charged In Jennifer Hudson Family Murders.
December 1, 2008 9:42 AM
An up-and-coming teenage rapper from England has been sentenced to nearly five years behind bars after pleading guilty to killing a young man earlier this year.
Continue reading Internet Rap Beef Turns Deadly, Lands Teen In Jail.
November 26, 2008 10:00 PM
Hosea Thomas has been found guilty for the May 2006 murder of rap star T.I.'s close friend and assistant Philiant Johnson.
Continue reading Man Found Guilty Of Murdering T.I. Associate, Philant Johnson.
November 25, 2008 5:14 PM
The murder case of rap star T.I.'s friend and assistant Philiant Johnson took an unexpected turn as the prime suspect's girlfriend testified he was not at the scene of the May 2006 shoot-out.
Continue reading Update: Witness Says Prime Suspect Is Innocent In T.I. Associate's Murder.
November 24, 2008 9:37 AM
Travis Barker has filed a $25,000 negligence lawsuit against the companies responsible for his September jet crash.
Continue reading Travis Barker Files $25K Suit Over Plane Crash.
November 21, 2008 12:23 PM
Hip-Hop superstar T.I. has come forward to testify about the events that took place on the night his friend and assistant Philiant Johnson was murdered in May 2006.
Continue reading T.I. Testifies, Recalls Bloody Details In Philant Johnson Murder Trial [Video].
November 19, 2008 5:28 PM
Opening statements by prosecutors in a case involving the murder of T.I.'s assistant and close friend, Philant Johnson, began today (November 19) in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Continue reading T.I. Associate Philant Johnson's Murder Trial Begins, Witness Points Finger At Brother.
November 18, 2008 2:53 PM
[Editor's note: this story has been updated as more information has become available
Hip-Hop superstar T.I.
is expected to testify in a
Cincinnati court on Friday (November 21) about the events that took
place on the night his close friend and assistant, Philant Johnson
, was murdered.
Continue reading T.I. Expected To Testify In Philant Johnson Murder Trial .
November 10, 2008 11:28 AM
William Balfour, the primary suspect in the slaying of Jennifer Hudson's family, has been denied the right to leave prison on account of violating his parole.
Continue reading Breaking News: Man Accused Of Murdering Jennifer Hudson's Family Denied Parole.
November 10, 2008 6:00 AM
William Balfour, the primary suspect in the slaying of Jennifer Hudson's
family, is scheduled for a parole hearing this morning (November 10) to
see if he will be forced to stay behind bars or set free.
Continue reading Suspect In Jennifer Hudson Family Massacre May Be Set Free, Girlfriend Says He Is Guilty.
November 4, 2008 1:37 PM
Still coming to terms with the murder of family, Jennifer Hudson attended a private funeral service in Chicago on Monday (November 3) for her mother, brother and nephew.
Continue reading Update: Jennifer Hudson Lays Family To Rest During Private Funeral, Gains Support From Oprah & Queen Latifah.
November 3, 2008 11:44 AM
Coming out to express their support and sorrow for the slaying of Jennifer Hudson's family, both friends and family attended a public memorial service in Chicago over the weekend.
Continue reading Jennifer Hudson Family Honored At Public Memorial .
October 31, 2008 11:00 AM
A week since the tragic loss of her family, Jennifer Hudson has created the Hudson-King Foundation for Families of Slain Victims which will aim to benefit relatives of murder victims.
Continue reading Jennifer Hudson Starts Foundation For Families Of Murder Victims, More Details Emerge In Nephew's Death .
October 30, 2008 5:03 PM
brother-in-law and main suspect in her family's murder case has
informed police he is not willing to submit to a lie-detector test.
Continue reading Prime Suspect In Jennifer Hudson Family Murder Refuses To Take Lie Detector Test.
October 29, 2008 3:57 PM
Chicago authorities suspect more than one person was responsible for the deaths of Jennifer Hudson's family.
Continue reading Update: Police Believe Murderer Had Help In The Slaying Of Jennifer Hudson's Family.
October 27, 2008 4:44 PM
After hours of speculation, more sad news follows R&B superstar Jennifer Hudson as the body of a child discovered earlier today (October 27) has been identified as her seven year-old nephew.
Continue reading Breaking News: Jennifer Hudson's Nephew Dead, Boy's Body Confirmed.
October 27, 2008 10:31 AM
[Editors Note - this story has been updated as more information has become available]
Chicago authorities have discovered the corpse of a male child that may be the missing nephew of R&B superstar Jennifer Hudson.
Continue reading Update: Jennifer Hudson's Nephew Still Missing, Unidentified Body Of Child Found.
October 25, 2008 4:45 PM
After yesterday's shocking report of Jennifer Hudson's
mother being brutally murdered, it has been confirmed
that the other man found dead in her house was indeed her brother. Authorities have arrested the R&B singer/actress'
brother-in-law as a prime suspect in the crime.
Continue reading Update: Jennifer Hudson's Brother-In-Law Suspected In Mother's Murder.
October 24, 2008 6:36 PM
The mother of R&B superstar Jennifer Hudson was found dead inside a home in Chicago's South Side neighborhood.
Continue reading Breaking News: Jennifer Hudson's Mother Murdered.
October 24, 2008 4:55 PM
Nearly a week since the violent murder of up-and-coming rapper Toro
took place in North Miami, a local strip club manager has come forward to offer a possible motive behind the shooting.
Continue reading Update: Details Arise In Murder Of Dade County Rapper, Toro .
October 20, 2008 1:00 PM
23 year-old, up-and-coming rapper Toro
, who has appeared on the track
"Ride" with Rick Ross
, was fatally shot in Miami over the weekend.
Continue reading Rick Ross Collaborator Killed In Drive-By Shooting.
September 10, 2008 6:00 AM
[Editor's Note: This article has been updated as information became available.]
One half of the up-and-coming Greenville, Mississippi rap group Needle in a Haystack was lost recently after gun shots brutally ended the life of Marvin "Big Stucky" Stuckett. SOHH spoke with group member Woede Mack to find out what the unfortunate death means to him.
Continue reading Mississippi Rapper Shot Dead, Partner In Rhyme Reacts.