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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton will step down from his current post next month and take a job in the private sector, this according to a news conference announcement made Tuesday by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Commissioner Bratton, who has come under heavy criticism in recent times of his handling for the city’s police force, said that […]

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton made headlines recently with his critique of Hip-Hop music and culture by calling rappers “thugs” but the lawman didn’t reserve that same judgment for a group of recently arrested crooked cops. In fact, Bratton believes that his police force is free of corruption and brushed off the arrests of the officers […]

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton told us how he really feels today in lieu of a shooting at a T.I. concert that left one man dead and several injured in New York City’s Irving Plaza. While doing so, he also exposed his troubling biases and a profound ignorance of Hip-Hop culture.

NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton had choice words for the Hip-Hop community in the wake of the shooting incident at a T.I. concert in Manhattan Wednesday night. During one of two radio interviews featuring Bratton slamming Hip-Hop artists, he said that rappers and their accomplices are “basically thugs.”