Knife-Wielding Robber Teens Almost Caught The Sword Fade [VIDEO]
M.C. Hydare and his brother were working in a Pittsburgh, Pa. market last Friday (Aug. 14) when a pair of masked teens entered the store. One of them was brandishing a knife over a foot long, but Hydare had one up on the would-be thieves after he pulled a sword out and chased them out the store.
Pittsburgh Rapper Jasiri X Receives Artist As Activist Fellowship Grant
Jasiri X has made a name for himself as a politically-charged and outspoken Hip-Hop artist, working both as a community activist, as well as a recording artist. The Pittsburgh rapper won $30,000 via fellowship award based on his artistic and activist endeavors.
Certified Fresh: Hardo – The Mind Behind Trapnati
The beauty of hard times arrives in the lesson life teaches us in the aftermath. But that’s only if the person in the proverbial driver’s seat adapts and changes their life for the better.
Ku Klux Klan Litter Neighborhood With Flyers Bearing MLK Mugshot
The Ku Klux Klan has become emboldened of late, distributing recruitment flyers with offensive images of slain Black people such as Michael “Mike” Brown. In a Pennsylvania neighborhood, KKK flyers were discovered bearing the image of iconic civil rights leader, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Pittsburgh Police Chief Checks Critics After Holding #EndWhiteSilence Sign
Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay drew the ire of his city’s police union after he posted with a sign calling for an end to racism. While cops on his force took the photo as an accusation, Chief McLay responded to his critics in a letter explaining carefully the nuances of race and police work.
Pittsburgh Area Rapper Hardo Busted With Heroin
A Pittsburgh area rapper is in a world of trouble. Hardo, born Joseph Barnett, Jr., 21, was stopped by police in Wilkinsburg, Penn. on Sept. 10 for running a red light. While he was detained, the cops allegedly spotted a shopping bag with 250 baggies of heroin in his car and he was arrested.
High School Teacher Arrested For Sleeping With Student, Making Her Give Classmates Lap Dances [VIDEO]
A 29-year-old Pittsburgh high school teacher is accused of violating a female student on more than one occasion. Michael White was arrested mid-week for allegedly kissing his 16-year-old student on the lips during his information technology class, making her give lap dances to male classmates, and previously slept with the girl.
Wiz Khalifa’s O.N.I.F.C. Album Debuts At #2 On Charts, 12-12-12 Is “Wiz Khalifa Day” In Pittsburgh
There are two Taylors atop the Billboard 200 album charts this week. Wiz Khalifa’s new album, O.N.I.F.C., debuts at #2 with over 131,000 units sold its first week in stores, reports Hits Daily Double. The Taylor Gang honcho fell second to Taylor Swift’s Red album, which sold almost 171,000 units.
Wiz Khalifa’s Says Amber Rose Will Rap On O.N.I.F.C., Talks Baby & Wedding Plans [VIDEO]
With the calendar year coming to an end and Amber Rose in her third trimester, Wiz Khalifa has his hands full. During a quick chat with radio personality Angie Martinez at Hot 97, Wiz shared how he juggles the impending arrival of his baby boy, his sophomore album, O.N.I.F.C, and marriage plans. Khalifa revealed several […]
Nardwuar Gives Wiz Khalifa Giant Rolling Papers And Schools Him On Pittsburgh Music [VIDEO]
The eccentric Nardwuar takes his mind bending research and sets his eyes on Pittsburgh native and father-to-be Wiz Khalifa during a stop in Vancouver.
Jasiri X ft. Invincible & Rhymefest – “Candidates For Sale” [LISTEN/DOWNLOAD]
Outspoken and politically provocative rapper Jasiri X has used his platform to speak on the “Occupy” movement, to the Trayvon Martin murder along with other hot button issues. The Pittsburgh MC takes aim at both President Barack Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney on the heels of tonight’s highly anticipated debate with a new song. […]
Mac Miller – “These Dayz (Dope Awprah)” [LISTEN/DOWNLOAD]
This past weekend, Mac Miller announced the title of his follow up album to the wildly successful, Blue Slide Park, album which came out in 2011. Watching Movies With The Sound Off should be out by early 2013, but until then one of these loosies may or may not make the album.
Cops Cleared In Brutal Beating Of Pittsburgh Teen [VIDEO/PHOTOS]
Three police officers in Pittsburgh, Penn. were cleared Wednesday (Aug. 8), in the vicious beating of a Black man whom they suspected of wrongdoing. A federal court ruled that the three White officers did not maliciously seek out victim, Jordan Miles, who claims to have been stopped by cops for no particular reason. However, eight […]
Chevy Woods – “Ace N Mitch” [VIDEO]
It’s another cut from the gang, as Chevy Woods releases a new video for “Ace N Mitch.” Off of the Gangland mixtape, Chevy’s under the influence in this visual directed by Edge Media. The Taylor Gang affiliates have all been working hard and playing hard. In addition to Wiz Khalifa‘s O.N.I.F.C. on the way, Juicy J’s “Bandz A Make […]