Tuan X Donates October Sales to Breast Cancer Awareness

Tuan X

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 30, 2013 October is now known across the states as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of the cause, Tuan X will be donating 100% of profits from the sale of “A Tale Of Two Cities EP” to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The Brooklyn-born MC […]

Mike Will Made It Talks About Racism Double Standard, Working with a White Girl

Mike Will_Miley Cyrus

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 27, 2013 Does white privilege result in a backlash of its own kind of elite racism? After coming out as a major fan of Hip Hop with rap aspirations, Miley Cyrus has been almost universally panned by the media. Unperturbed, she attributes the negativity not to her being […]

Rappers in Tunisia Hide From Police

Ahmed_Tunisia

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 25, 2013 While rap makes its way towards commodification in the States, it still faces grave consequences in other parts of the world. Two rappers critical of police in their native Tunisia were sentenced to 21 months in prison for allegedly insulting the police and harming public morality. […]

M.I.A stands up to the NFL’s lawsuit against her 2013 Super Bowl performance

MIA NFL lawsuit

Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com staff writer September 23, 2013 There are consequences to throwing up the middle finger during your performance alongside Madonna at the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show in 2012. M.I.A, 38, the British-Sri Lankan rapper and singer found out the expensive way. It happened so fast when she gave the audience and cameras […]

Common Renews Call for Chicago “Peace Summit”

Common_Chicago Music Summit

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 23, 2013 Law enforcement across the nation have increased the number of regional summits to explore ways of addressing violence, but more can be done. For Common, pursuing peace is not just the work of social and official agents but should involve the public faces of rappers who […]

Lavish D’s Music Video Incriminates Posse

lavish d project nigga

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 20, 2013 Rappers have to be cognizant of how they present themselves not only for commercial reasons, but criminal as well. In addition to rethinking revealing lyrics, their entourage are also on notice to monitor making recognizable appearances in hip-hop videos as police become smarter about gleaning clues […]

The Game Donates to Ohio Woman Who Lost Family in Fire

Ana Angel family

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 18, 2013 Moved by an unfortunate tragedy, The Game is using his money to help a woman who lost everything to a fire. On September 15, Ana Angel was working at a Burger King in Ohio when her manager informed her that her mobile home had burnt down, […]

Kanye Charged With Battery and Attempted Grand Theft of Paparazzi

Kanye_paparazzi scuffle

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 16, 2013 Following the ongoing coverage of Kanye West’s outburst at a cameraman who trailed¬† him around LAX, the rapper was charged with battery and attempted grand theft this past Friday. In July, a paparazzi chased Kanye down at his airport arrival while heading toward a waiting vehicle, […]

Snoop Lion touched by girls fatal shooting in Moreno Valley

snoop tiana

By Stef Camille WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 13, 2013   Snoop Lion known to us all as Snoop Dog has also been touched by the senseless fatal shooting of 6 year old Tiana Ricks. Little Tiana was killed by gunfire just outside the home of a family member who lived in Moreno Valley. Obviously, this […]

Order for Arrest Out on Chief Keef for $20k Unpaid Child Support

chief-keef-child-support

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 13, 2013 All those selfies with Chief Keef waving stacks of money to the camera may do him a disservice now that the Chicago police received an order for his arrest. The rapper failed to appear at a child support hearing on September 5, owing over $20k to […]

Meek Mill Impresses Etiquette Instructor

meek-mill

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 11, 2013 Meek Mill seemed in good spirits receiving his punishment for bad public behavior, on top of breaking probation that stemmed from drug dealing and gun possession dating back to 2008. When he took to venting to his 3 million some Twitter followers who then threatened a […]

Cee Lo: “Crime is art for lazy people”

cee lo_everybody's brother

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 9, 2013 Are a number of criminals just brilliant people needing a creative outlet? Cee Lo Green isn’t suggesting it, he outright said it in his recent memoir, Everybody‚Äôs Brother. The 30-year-old entertainer related his delinquent past and how he almost shot the manager of Goodie Mob, his […]