hip-hop behind bars

Four years ago today, rapper Gucci Mane released his album, “The State Vs Radric Davis.” The Birmingham born rapper has had a tenuous relationship with…

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…

Lauryn Hill is due to be released from prison tomorrow after serving her three- month sentence for tax evasion. The rapper, singer and actress saw…

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…

Chicago rapper Chief Keef was arrested in Atlanta yesterday for disorderly conduct. While there is nothing humorous about breaking the law or being taken into…

Oakland rap veteran Too $hort has found himself on the wrong side of the law. According to TMZ, the “Blow The Whistle” MC was stopped…

Rapper Lil Flip insists that it is not “Game Over” on his fight with the law over a recent arrest. The Houston-based artist was arrested…

In his first interview since being released from prison, rapper Mystikal takes his fans back to where it all started, his hometown of Louisiana. The gravely…

After confessing to the 1993 killing of John Henkel, rapper Trevell “G. Dep” Coleman has been sentenced to serve 15 years to life in prison.…

Rappers and court seem to go together like Maury Povich and paternity tests. But what happens when the life you rap about  might lead to a meeting   with The Booty Warrior behind bars? HipHopWired.com has put together a penile playlist (pause) that should make rappers reconsider bangin’ on wax. Mystikal (2002, Rape, Extortion Charges) “Pussy […]

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 […]