hip-hop behind bars

20-year-old Chicago rap artist Chief Keef was sentenced to 20 days in the Cook County Jail this morning after testing positive for marijuana. Keef, whose…

Rapper turned reality TV star Jim Jones is living what he raps about. The “We Fly High” MC was busted in the Bronx for allegedly…

  Lauryn Hill is busy tying up loose ends before beginning her prison term for tax evasion. The NJ multi-talent has been renting a South…

In what had been an otherwise good day for North Carolina rappers, “Raise Up” rapper Petey Pablo has been sentence to 35 months for possessing a stolen fire arm.  Last year Pablo attempted to board a flight in North Carolina on 9/11 with a loaded firearm. According to the Sacramento Bee, authorities say the gun […]

T.I., has been released from jail for what we hope is the last time. But we also hoped he would stay out after he was released in 2010 and again in August 2011. So instead of just hoping for Tip to stay out of trouble, here are five things we think he can do to […]

Lil Wayne is forbidden from drinking alcohol as part of his three-year probation, so the Young Money CEO is making sure there will be no temptations on his current tour. A rep for his I Am Still Music Tour tells TMZ that his concerts have  “a dry backstage as we are committed to keeping a […]

According to TMZ, rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas this weekend. Flav — aka William Jonathan Drayton, Jr. — was pulled over at 10:57 PM Friday night for a routine traffic violation. When Flav’s name was ran through the system it was discovered that he had four outstanding warrants. […]

Louisiana rapper Big Unk insists that his life has never imitated his art. The “Go Hard” rapper was arrested in January of this year and charged with possession of 150 pounds of marijuana. Cops in Beaux Bridge, Louisiana also say they found $500,000 worth of jewelry and $72,000 in cash in his home. However, Unk […]

Following in the footsteps of  T.I. and Lil Kim, rapper Ja Rule is preparing an unnamed reality TV series before he begins his jail term. Ja, who is currently in Miami putting the finishing touches on his album Renaissance Project, will be sentenced in March for attempted possession of a weapon. Police found a loaded […]

In the latest issue of XXL Magazine T.I’s wife Tiny shares a love letter Mr. Harris wrote to her from the bing. Tiny was riding shotgun with her hubby when they were both arrested in Hollywood for drug possession he was sent back to prison shortly after. Tiny being the ultimate ride or die chick […]

Ms. Drama sits down with Crystal Sutton (G-Dep’s) wife for a candid interview about G-Dep’s current state and the confession that landed him in jail. During the interview, Sutton opens up about the drugs, when they started and Dep’s “enablers” during this time. “I would take him to rehab but those places can’t hold you […]

Lil Boosie’s mother appeared on Hot 107.9’s Gangsta Grillz radio with the incarcerated rapper’s 9-year-old daughter. Boosie’s lawyer also chimed in during the call to discuss the murder charge that the Baton Rouge rapper is currently facing. In addition to speaking with Boosie’s mom Connie Hatch, DJ Drama took some calls from listeners in support […]