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Italian rapper Fedez gets beaten by neighbor who breaks his jaw

Milan - Italian rap music star and Italian X-Factor TV host Fedez got in a brawl with his neighbor for seemingly futile reasons. The man savagely beat down the Italian star, who has been hospitalized with a broken jaw.

Interview with Mau Power Special

The Indigenous Australian, a rising star in the world of hip hop, released a new album earlier this year (in July) and a brilliant new single earlier this month. Digital Journal was on hand to find out more.

NBA All-Star Kevin Durant raps on new track 'Whole Life'

Oklahoma City - Recently, Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant stepped off the basketball court and into the recording booth to record a verse for the song "Whole Life."

Rap pioneers looking to build hip-hop museum in The Bronx

New York - Some of hip-hop's founding fathers have joined forces to build a museum dedicated to the culture right where it was born, The Bronx.

Op-Ed: Has hip-hop music gone 'gay'?

This is not one of those stories you couldn't make up, it's two of them. One pundit has recently suggested the Ku Klux Klan has taken over rap music. Others have pointed to a disturbing new lyrical trend.

Public Enemy to premiere documentary 'Rebel Without A Pause'

Iconic HipHop group Public Enemy will premiering their newest documentary 'Rebel Without A Pause: The Induction Celebration of Public Enemy Into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.'

'Gangnam Style' starts war of words between South Korea and Japan

South Korean rapper Psy's "Gangnam Style" caught the world's imagination from Paris to PA. but across the East Sea/Sea of Japan stern words were exchanged. South Koreans are miffed that in Japan ‘Gangnam Style’ merely seems to be bubbling under.

Chi-Ali speaks about prison release and a new chance at life

Rapper Chi-Ali, the youngest member of the Native Tongues, was only 14 when he released his only album, "The Fabulous Chi-Ali" in 1992. In 2001, he was arrested for the murder of his then-girlfriend's brother and was released in August of this year.

Op-Ed: Lil Boosie and the rise of murder music

Baton Rouge - The trial of rapper Lil Boosie is not the first time music has been at the centre of a murder case, and contrary to what you might expect, rap is far from the biggest offender.

Op-Ed: Rihanna 'rapped' again by Eminem and Dr. Dre tonight

Eminem’s trading rap with an aggressive performance by Dr. Dre, who moved around Rihanna, in this critic’s view made a night of great performances diminished by what seemed to be simulated quarrels, fights and verbal violence. Have we had enough?

Rapper Ras Kass's Mel Gibson rap video goes viral

Los Angeles - Mel Gibson's racist rants have been mixed in the latest viral video spreading on the Internet. Rapper Ras Kass lets Mel have it with a remix of Gibson's comments woven with a montage of photo of the actor and his ex-girlfriend.

Hip-Hop Drug Lord Kenneth 'Supreme' McGriff Gets Life Without Parole for Slayings

A remorseless drug lord with ties to hip-hop and Hollywood was spared the death penalty by a Brooklyn jury.

Snoop Dogg Pleads Not Guilty to Possessing Weapon

Snoop Dogg pleaded not guilty to a charge of possessing a deadly weapon, a collapsible police baton found in his luggage at an airport.

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PSY performed 'Gangnam Style' and other his songs for Dongnam Health College students, Suwon, Korea September 27, 2012
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