1. Maino Cleared in Irving Plaza Shooting

    June 03, 2016 3:58 PM EDT Despite initial reports suggesting that a beef between rappers Maino and Troy Ave sparked the Irving Plaza shooting at what was supposed to be a  T.I. show on May 25 that killed one and left three shot and wounded, Maino has been cleared from the New York Police Department investigation. Troy…

  2. Lil' Kim Remixes Desiigner's 'Panda' With Maino

    February 17, 2016 11:00 AM EST After landing a deal with Kanye West's roster G.O.O.D. Music, rapper Desiigner bags another co-sign from fellow Brooklyn reps Lil' Kim and Maino , who remixed his hit "Panda." "Ayo Desiigner, we see you baby, welcome to the royal Brooklyn family," says Kim,…

  3. NBA Playoff Songs: 16 Anthems For the First Round

    April 27, 2012 10:30 AM EDT From Lady Gaga to Wu-Tang, These Tracks Represent The NBA's Best With the National Basketball Association's regular season ending triumphantly on Thursday night (Apr. 26), the real fun begins -- at least it does for the 16 teams left standing in the playoffs (and maybe for the Nets,…

  4. Drake Under Investigation After Fan Scuffle, Maino Hits Hospital ER

    September 29, 2010 11:07 AM EDT Drake is under battery investigation after a Jacksonville, Florida, fan was sent to the hospital following a scuffle with the rapper's bodyguards. Video: Drake bodyguard punches fan A pair of fans were apparently trying to congratulate Drake for his success when one of them, a male named…

  5. Video: Rakim Puts 'Love Back in N.Y.' On New Album

    November 24, 2009 5:01 PM EST Rakim has long been touted as one of the most influential MCs of all time. But even with all the accolades, the New York rapper hasn't forgotten his humble beginnings. On his third solo album-and first effort in nearly a decade-"The Seventh Seal," due Nov. 17 on his own Ra…

  6. Young Jeezy / August 26, 2008 / New York, N.Y. (Blender Theater)

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On the day of the release of his third studio album, "The Recession," rapper Young Jeezy took the stage at New York City's Blender Theater and was joined by famous local friends Lil Kim and Fabolous, On the day of the release of his third studio album, "The Recession,"…