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Everyday Struggle: 9 Songs That Showcase The Notorious B.I.G’s Strength & Vulnerability As A Black Man
On the 20th anniversary of Biggie's death, we take a deeper look at his lyrics.
Taxstone Denied Bond After Witness Comes Forward
The New York podcast host remains behind bar despite reports.
El Chapo Alleges He’s Being Sexually Harassed In Mexican Prison
Woman Receives 30 Months In Prison After Making $1 Million By Returning Fake Designer Bags
One woman's need for the finer things in life has landed her in prison.
Judge Exonerates Man Who Spent 12 Years On Death Row For Wrongful Conviction
After spending nearly 18 years in prison -- 11 of those on death row -- Nathson Fields can finally start with a clean slate.
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Tennessee Man Gets $75 After Spending 31 Years In Prison On A Wrongful Conviction
“I don’t have no life, all my life was taken away.”
Woman Goes Into Labor In Jail, Loses Baby After Guard Ignored Need For Medical Help
Shade Swayzer was eight-and-a-half months pregnant when she delivered her baby in a Milwaukee County Jail cell.
Behind The Fashion Industry’s Cultural Appropriation Of Face Tattoos
What does the industry's appropriation of hood aesthetics mean for people of color?
Gucci Mane Sounds Ready To Officially Take Over The Rap Game
Guwop sat down with Funkflex at HOT97 for an eye-opening interview.
Why Are Black and Latinx Queer Youth More Likely To Be Criminalized?
Twenty percent of kids in juvenile justice system identify as queer.
The Justice Department Ends Its Use Of Private Prisons, But Will Justice Be Served?
Only 8 percent of prisons in the US are private.
Who Is Oscar López Rivera? Puerto Ricans Demand Release Of Political Prisoner
Boricuas call for the release of one of the longest held prisoners in the history of the world at the DNC.
Immigrants In Prison Means More Money For Corporations
Cash rules everything around us.
Gucci Mane Releases First Post Prison Song, “First Day Out Tha Feds”
Guwop rolls back into the mix with a brand new Mike Will Made It-produced track.
Rapper Tru Life Released from Prison
The NYC rapper returns home from the belly of the beast.
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Review: 13 Thoughts On Raekwon’s ‘The Wild’ LP
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Raekwon isn’t quite the same verbal assassin posted up in the streets of Shaolin.
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