Hip hop and rap

FILE - In this June 11, 2016 file photo, Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performs at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey and Yes will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, April 7, 2017. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
April 07, 2017 - 1:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey and Yes will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night. Nile Rodgers will receive a special honor at the event held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Presenters inducting the 2017...
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March 30, 2017 - 1:04 pm
DETROIT (AP) — An Ohio man says Detroit rap-metal group the Insane Clown Posse and member Joseph Bruce used a poem he wrote without his consent. Stanley Gebhardt filed the copyright infringement suit Tuesday in federal court in Detroit. It seeks monetary damages and asks a judge to force Bruce and...
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FILE - In this combination of file photos, Leonardo DiCaprio, left, appears at an event to discuss climate change at the White House in Washington on Oct. 3, 2016, and Q-Tip, from A Tribe Called Quest, performs at the Wireless Festival in London on July 14, 2013. Longtime friends DiCaprio and Q-Tip hung out at an intimate showcase for the Australian band Chase Atlantic who made their debut in New York late Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, left, Jonathan Short, Files)
March 30, 2017 - 12:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime friends Leonardo DiCaprio and Q-Tip hung out at an intimate showcase for an Australian band making its New York City debut late Wednesday. The Oscar-winning actor and Grammy-winning rapper were in the small audience at Ludlow House as trio Chase Atlantic performed songs in...
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March 30, 2017 - 2:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime friends Leonardo DiCaprio and Q-Tip hung out at an intimate showcase for an Australian band making its New York City debut late Wednesday. The Oscar-winning actor and Grammy-winning rapper were in the small audience at Ludlow House as trio Chase Atlantic performed songs in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, Nicki Minaj performs "Do You Mind" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Wilhelmina talent and modeling agency has signed Nicki Minaj to its celebrity division. The agency said in a statement Wednesday, March 29, 2017 it will work to further the six-time American Music Award winner's influence in fashion and beauty. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
March 29, 2017 - 1:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Wilhelmina talent and modeling agency has signed Nicki Minaj to its celebrity division. The agency said in a statement Wednesday that it will work to further the six-time American Music Award winner's influence in fashion and beauty. "She is a style pioneer and an icon,"...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2016, file photo, Fetty Wap arrives at the 2016 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Authorities have made an arrest stemming from a Sunday, March 26, 2017, shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his New Jersey hometown of Paterson, leaving several people wounded. Investigators said the rapper and several friends became involved in a heated altercation with another group. Officials said the rapper was not hurt. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
March 29, 2017 - 11:36 am
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A hip-hop promoter arrested after a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his New Jersey hometown is also facing an armed robbery charge. Passaic County prosecutors said Wednesday that Raheem Thomas had a handgun and hollow point bullets when he was arrested on the...
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Members of the ATF and local police work at a crime scene at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 28, 2017 - 10:11 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting described a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were frantically crawling over one another to reach the exits and said that all she could think about was her children. One man was killed and Angel...
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Members of the ATF and local police work at a crime scene at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 28, 2017 - 12:50 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting described a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were frantically crawling over one another to reach the exits and said that all she could think about was her kids. One man was killed and Angel...
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Members of the ATF and local police work at a crime scene at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 27, 2017 - 11:48 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — As Cincinnati police delved further into their investigation of a nightclub shooting melee that left one person dead and 16 injured, city officials Monday urged more witnesses to come forward and offered reassurances amid questions about safety in public gathering spots. Police...
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Members of the ATF and local police work at a crime scene at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 27, 2017 - 5:11 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — As Cincinnati police delved further into their investigation of a nightclub shooting melee that left one person dead and 16 injured, city officials Monday urged more witnesses to come forward and offered reassurances amid questions about safety in public gathering spots. Police...
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