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Kendrick Lamar at the Orange Stage, Roskilde Festival July 3, 2015.

Once Sidelined, Hip-Hop Finds Grammy Spotlight With Kendrick Lamar

Rapper Kendrick Lamar heads into Monday’s Grammy awards with a leading 11 nominations and the chance to make history if he wins album and song of the year.

February 12, 2016

Rapper Related To Chief Keef Killed By Two Gunmen

By Peter Nickeas, Jeremy Gorner and Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — A Chicago rapper who was related to Chief Keef was gunned down near where he grew up as two gunmen fired more than two dozen shots, striking the victim as many as 10 times and wounding a relative. Mario Hess, once known as Blood […]

April 11, 2014

Rapper Big Glo, Chief Keef’s Cousin, Shot To Death

By Peter Nickeas, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — A Chicago rapper who recently signed to a major record label and was a cousin of Chief Keef was shot to death Wednesday night in the Englewood section of Chicago. Mario Hess — who went by Big Glo at the time of his death and Blood Money before being […]

April 10, 2014