ASAP Yams, Creative Force in Hip-Hop, Dies at 26


An Appraisal: ASAP Yams, of ASAP Worldwide, Bridged Hip-Hop Regions and Generations


Pop Music Critic Leaves The New Yorker to Annotate Lyrics for a Start-Up


Pop: Out of Left Field, but Swinging Hard


ArtsBeat: Ratings Bounce for Radio Stations That Turned to Classic Hip-Hop


Larry Smith, Hip-Hop Producer, Dies at 63


Rap Artist Bobby Shmurda Is Arraigned on Violent Crime Counts

The rapper, whose given name is Ackquille Pollard, and a dozen other alleged members of the GS9 group are accused of operating a violent street gang linked to a murder and several shootings.


Bobby Shmurda, Rap Artist, Is Arrested in Manhattan