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Man charged with arranging rapper Young Dolph's killing

Nov. 17, 2022 17:47 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man charged with arranging the killing of Young Dolph pleaded not guilty Thursday — one year after the rapper and record label owner was ambushed and shot to death while buying cookies at a bakery in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. Hernandez Govan, 43,...

Fans praise slain rapper Takeoff at Atlanta memorial

Nov. 11, 2022 16:06 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Fans celebrated the musical legacy of slain rapper Takeoff on Friday at a memorial service in Atlanta, near where the artist grew up, that drew Justin Bieber, Drake and other big names in the music industry. Takeoff, part of the Grammy Award-nominated trio Migos with...

Families of 2 killed at Astroworld festival settle lawsuits

Oct. 20, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The families of two people who died during last year’s Astroworld music festival have settled wrongful death lawsuits they had filed, according to attorneys. Ten people were killed and hundreds of others injured during a massive crowd surge at the Nov. 5 concert...