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Rapper Kendrick Lamar famously praised Los Angeles for its women, weed, and weather. While a trip is required to experience the complete trifecta, Hip-Hop Wired celebrates the women portion with our latest Bangin Candy, Jade Watson.

Daniel Crespo, the mayor of Bell Gardens, California, a small Los Angeles suburb, was apparently shot and killed by his wife, Levette, after a confrontational domestic dispute.

While mourners seek justice for the killing of unarmed Black teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo., an unarmed Black man was killed by police in Los Angeles Monday evening. Ezell Ford was allegedly shot several times in the back by LAPD officers, according to an eyewitness.

An actor who played a cop on popular FX crime drama The Shield has been arrested and is being held for shooting his wife dead Monday night. Michael Jace, who played officer Julien Lowe on the show, called the cops himself to report the gruesome crime.

John Singleton returns to the director’s chair with a new series using the familiar backdrop of Los Angeles. Singleton will direct and co-write the new Showtime series Snowfall, which looks at the early stages of the crack cocaine epidemic in the City Of Angels.

The Game is apparently unfazed by the allegations brought against him by his former fiancée alleging that he Ike-Turnered her grill.

To celebrate Good Friday 2014, an unknown street artist has decided to honor Kanye West in arguably the most sacrilegious way possible. A mural depicting the rapper as Jesus on the cross has just been spotted in Los Angeles.

Jay Z and Live Nation are experiencing a bit of a hiccup with their Budweiser Made In America 2014 move to Los Angeles.

After 32 years in custody for a murder that she did not commit,  Mary Virginia Jones is finally coming home. Jones, 74, has spent the last three decades behind bars for a 1981 double kidnapping and murder, and was ordered to be released Monday (March 24) afternoon.

Former NFL star Darren Sharper has walked into a heaping mound of legal struggle after rape accusations attached to his name began to swirl about. Earlier today, a report was published stating that Sharper and an accomplice admitted to raping two women back in November thus adding a new wrinkle to the slowly unfolding case.

Dr. Dre helped make Death Row Records a household name in the early 1990s, but left the label amid some controversy to form his own. Now, the producer and business mogul is suing his former recording home for $3 million.

A former executive that worked for the Warner Music Group has been charged with embezzling more than $1 million from the label via a company credit card. Danielle D. Smith was in Manhattan courts Tuesday (February 4) and arraigned on charges of first-degree larceny.