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Bobby Shmurda's GS9 Crew Charged in 24 Shootings, 1 Murder: Investigators

Shmurda shot near a crowd outside an East Flatbush barbershop over the summer, prosecutors said. 

East Flatbush »

Bobby Shmurda's Lawyer Claims Prosecutors 'Hate Rappers'

Defense attorney Howard Greenberg claimed police targeted his client because the government hates rap.

Inwood »

Dyckman Street Starbucks to Host Cuban Rapper Danay Suarez

Suarez will perform Thursday night as part of a nationwide series called "Noches Culturales."

Inwood »

2 Chainz and Fabolous to Visit La Marina July 4 Weekend, but No Nicki Minaj

Event organizers said Nicki Minaj would host an event but the superstar called the claim "fraudulent."

DUMBO »

Brooklyn Transplant Makes Rap Video Mocking Area's Gentrification

Tim Eberle, who moved to Brooklyn a year ago, made a video to mock Brooklyn's rampant gentrification.

Lower East Side »

Campaign to Rename LES Corner 'Beastie Boys Square' Gains Support

City Councilman Mark Levine said he thinks New York City's hip-hop history should be celebrated. 

Morris Heights »

Where's NYC's 'Hip-Hop Boulevard'?

We asked you to tell us which street should be recognized as "Hip-Hop Boulevard."

Morris Heights »

Part of Sedgwick Ave. Could be Renamed 'Hip-Hop Boulevard'

Hip-hop pioneer DJ Kool Herc plans to attend a community board meeting about the co-naming.

Springfield Gardens »

Man Arrested for Fatally Shooting 50 Cent's Friend, Police Say

Rapper Jamal Green, or Mazaradi Fox, was shot and killed by Jamal Scott, police said.

Upper West Side »

This Week's Best Shows and a Spotify Playlist of the Bands

All the essential concert experiences in New York City between Nov. 13 and Nov. 19.

Clifton »

Straight from Shaolin, Wu-Tang Clan's U-God Talks About His Hometown

Part of the legendary rap group that put Staten Island on the map, U-God still loves New York.

Financial District »

Rapper Eve Says the Financial District Is On the Money

The Grammy-winning Philadelphia native keeps a pied-à-terre in the Financial District.

Clinton Hill »

Notorious B.I.G. Deserves Corner Named After Him, Petition Argues

The intersection of Fulton Street and St. James Place could bear the hip-hop icon's name.

Corona »

Queens Hip-Hop Collective World's Fair to Release First Album

The group of artists hail from around the borough.

Chelsea »

Jay-Z Plays Surprise Show at Chelsea Gallery

The rapper performed a song from "Magna Carta ... Holy Grail" at a West 25th Street gallery.

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