All the sonic booms created by the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton has given new life to nearly everyone who was around Eazy-E at the time and Mexican rap group Brownside is apparently no exception.
The mother of a teenager shot by LAPD filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles Monday (Sept. 28). Police shot 15-year-old Jamar Nicholson in February over a toy gun that his friend was carrying.
California rap wizard Blu is a favorite around these parts, so it was a little disturbing to say the least after we checked out the talented artist’s Twitter feed earlier this week. It appears that Blu is accusing the LAPD of stealing over $100,000 in equipment and other goods from him, and stalking he and […]
If you’re wondering why there’s a lack of Black officers on the NYPD Chief Bill Bratton has an answer. Bratton says it’s hard to hire Black applicants because “so many” of them have criminal records.
LAPD Officer Mary O’Callaghan was found guilty last Friday for slapping and kicking a handcuffed Black woman who later died in the back of her squad car. The jury saw a video of the assault and O’Callaghan’s callous treatment of the woman, stating it was enough evidence to convict the former officer.
After a lengthy investigation, it was determined that Los Angeles police officers were justified in the shooting death of unarmed Black man, Ezell Ford. Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck and the LAPD’s independent watchdog group looked at evidence that would have put Ford at fault.
Los Angeles police shot and killed a homeless man in the Skid Row neighborhood after failing to subdue him. That is about the only part of the story anyone agrees on despite video of the incident that has gone viral.
Tyga has been trying to resume his rap career since the whole Drakegate fiasco. Today was not the day to do it however, as the police halted production on his new music video and his bodyguard was whisked on away on an apparent gun charge.