Shmurda shot near a crowd outside an East Flatbush barbershop over the summer, prosecutors said.
Defense attorney Howard Greenberg claimed police targeted his client because the government hates rap.
Suarez will perform Thursday night as part of a nationwide series called "Noches Culturales."
Event organizers said Nicki Minaj would host an event but the superstar called the claim "fraudulent."
Tim Eberle, who moved to Brooklyn a year ago, made a video to mock Brooklyn's rampant gentrification.
City Councilman Mark Levine said he thinks New York City's hip-hop history should be celebrated.
We asked you to tell us which street should be recognized as "Hip-Hop Boulevard."
Hip-hop pioneer DJ Kool Herc plans to attend a community board meeting about the co-naming.
Rapper Jamal Green, or Mazaradi Fox, was shot and killed by Jamal Scott, police said.
All the essential concert experiences in New York City between Nov. 13 and Nov. 19.
Part of the legendary rap group that put Staten Island on the map, U-God still loves New York.
The Grammy-winning Philadelphia native keeps a pied-à-terre in the Financial District.
The intersection of Fulton Street and St. James Place could bear the hip-hop icon's name.
The group of artists hail from around the borough.
The rapper performed a song from "Magna Carta ... Holy Grail" at a West 25th Street gallery.
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