2012 was a crazy year for violent crimes across the nation. Throughout last year Hip-Hop Wired has reported on nationwide violence that has claimed the lives of tens of thousands of victims.
After months of high homicide rates, Chicago might be on the mend. Authorities announced Thursday (Nov. 1) that in the month of October the Windy City saw its second lowest homicide number in the last 30 years. At the close of October, 36 homicides were reported, a number that’s down eight since the same month […]
The city of Chicago is facing a huge killing epidemic, one which Mayor Rom Emanuel will have to make a top priority. Homicides in the country’s third-largest city have increased 38 percent, in the last year. A whopping 240 people have lost their lives in the city as of June 17, many of which have been […]
An aspiring rapper of out California is believed to be responsible for four deaths in Virginia. Richard Samuel Alden McCroskey III aka Syko Sam was arrested Saturday in Richmond, Virginia. The 20-year-old ‘horrorcore’ rapper was arrested at the Richmond International Airport just before he caught a flight back to California. Police charged him with robbery, […]