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More than 150 inmates are suing the Mississippi Department of Corrections, citing “barbaric” and horrific conditions at the state’s prisons. Specifically, rappers Yo Gotti and Jay-Z have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of 152 individuals, with the focus being on the infamous Mississippi State Penitentiary, commonly known as the Parchman prison, where at least…

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Yo Gotti and Jay-Z followed through on their threat to file a lawsuit against the deplorable and inhumane conditions inside of nearly 30 Mississippi prisons. Yo Gotti enlisted the help of a high-powered attorney from Team Roc, the philanthropic arm of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, to shine a harsh spotlight on the dangerous – and often…

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Hip-hop impresario Jay-Z and rap star Yo Gotti threatened two top state officials in Mississippi with a lawsuit because of abhorrent and “inhumane” prison conditions in the state. The two hip-hop heavyweights penned a scorching letter late last week promising that they will sue the state if prison conditions aren’t improved. Mississippi prisons have come…

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Yo Gotti is going to need the large monetary settlement he won recently when an auto body shop employee totaled his beloved Lamborghini after joy riding in the luxury whip. That 66K could probably go towards paying down a gargantuan settlement that a judge slapped Gotti with for theft by deception from another artist. The Memphis-made…

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There have been a jarring succession of inexplicable drive-by shootings within the last couple of weeks that have rap lovers and haters on high alert. Police and media have reported that rapper Yo Gotti’s tour bus was sprayed with a fusillade of bullets while parked outside of his hotel in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, May…

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“Black Ink Crew Chicago” returned to VH1 with an explosive season premiere. Last season secrets were revealed, loyalties were tested, and relationships were broken. With Ryan and Kat’s lakehouse escapades confirmed in front of Ryan’s girlfriend Rachel, all hell broke loose. The result? Shop temptress Katrina was fired from 9Mag. The unpopular decision was met…

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  WGCI in Chicago closed the year out with the biggest concert in the Midwest, Big Jam 2017 at the United Center. The line-up was jam-packed. The stand out performances from the evening were from H.E.R., Lil Uzi Vert, and Chris Brown. H.E.R.’s performance was possibly the most compelling because she worked her magic between…

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These last few weeks have been eventful in the hip-hop world. There have been several releases by various artists like Big K.R.I.T, Chris Brown, Future, Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti and 21 Savage. You know what that means? While you are busy setting your clocks back one hour, you need to be updating your favorites playlist…

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The Chicago Theater has been the venue of choice lately. Recently, WGCI’s morning show, “The Morning Takeover” consisting of Kyle Santillian, Kendra G and Leon Rogers, celebrated their one year anniversary. Chicago’s radio market is an ever-changing landscape and “The Morning Takeover” has carved out a significant chunk of the vast market that has helped…

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Kanye West’s latest album, The Life of Pablo, has not charted on the Billboard Top 200 despite having been released just over two weeks ago. With his decision to thus far keep the album exclusive to subscribers of the Tidal streaming service that he co-owns, West has decidedly gone against the flow and sacrificed some of the traditional accolades…

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Gunfire erupted in a Charlotte, North Carolina, nightclub where rappers Jeezy, T.I., and Yo Gotti were performing on Feb. 28. “Two people were injured with gunshot wounds. One person drove themselves to the hospital and one person was transported by ambulance. Both are non-life-threatening injuries,” said Captain J.D. Thomas of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. The shooting occurred at Label…

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