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Rapper Troy Ave recently released the cinematic visual to his latest single, “Payin Homage.” In the music video, the Brooklyn, New York, artist pays tribute to the Black Mafia Family, known as BMF, with a collective of images of the organization and its leader Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory. Around 2000, the organization tried to legitimize…

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According to a recent report from New York City Alerts, Troy Ave (Roland Collins) was shot multiples times in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn around 5 p.m. on Christmas evening. The 31-year-old rap star was reportedly shot in the arm and the head while en route to visit family in his hometown of Brooklyn. The gunman…

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A shooting that occurred at a New York nightclub during an event where T.I. was scheduled to perform resulted in multiple people being shot. One person died. Now police have announced the arrest of Brooklyn-based rapper Troy Ave, whose real name is Roland Collins, after a clear video shows him firing the first shot. During…

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On the night of May 25, T.I. was scheduled to perform at Irving Plaza in New York. The concert was set to begin around 9 p.m., but it was abruptly cancelled after a dispute led to three people being wounded by gun fire and one man dead. Once the gunshots were heard, concertgoers who were…

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50 Cent seems to get satisfaction from putting down his former G-Unit compadres and childhood friends Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks. 50 has made it clear that he no longer is close to his old buddies, and in a recent interview with MTV, he casually mocked their recent appearances on singles by Troy Ave., one of New York City’s most promising young rappers. Yayo guested on “Show Me Love” and Banks made an appearance on “Your Style.”

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