Music producer Suge Knight attends the Belvedere Ultra Lounge Day 4 At Club OPM on February 17, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chad Buchanan/Getty Images for Moet USA)

Rap Mogul ‘Suge’ Knight Shot At Chris Brown Party

Although Brown was hosting the event, he was not believed to have played a role in the shooting, according to police.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2014

Folk The Police

Local Bands Put A Unique Twist On Cover Songs In 4th Annual ‘Folk The Police’ Event

Imagine Jay-Z’s “Big Pimpin’,” Lil Jon’s “Get Low,” and “Root Down” by the Beastie Boys…played in the style of folk music. Awesome, right?

CBS 62–01/24/2014

Accused Felon Offers Freestyle Rap Defense

A Detroit man accused of threatening to kill his girlfriend used his opportunity before a judge to tell his story in a song.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2013

Photo Credit: VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images

LL Cool J: From Radio To The Big Screen (And Everywhere In Between)

LL Cool J has sold millions of albums and made a name for himself in fashion, films and television. He continues his success as the host of the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, February 12 on CBS.


(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters And Others Announced As GRAMMYs Performers

GRAMMY nominees Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson will perform at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Sunday, February 12 on CBS.


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Top That, Detroit!

To help celebrate our Detroit Sports Rap contest, here is a clip from the movie Teen Witch. These teen rappers make Vanilla Ice look like Ice Cube. Never have teens rapping been less offensive…Word!

97.1 The Ticket–11/02/2011

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The Best 55 Year Old Rapper You Will See

Meet 55 year old Casino Executive/ Rapper named A. Samuels who has a love for Hip Hop music, money and bad suits. Samuels appears to be having his midlife crisis and wants to revamp his […]

97.1 The Ticket–08/10/2011

Nate Dogg Performs. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Rapper Nate Dogg Dead At 41

Reports on Wednesday morning indicate that rapper Nathaniel Hale has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2011

New Sex Assault Allegations Against Huron Twp. Teen

Another bombshell has been dropped in the case involving a 18-year-old high school student. Joseph Tarnopolski, who was cleared of rape charges earlier this week, could face similar charges in a second case.



Eminem, Jay-Z Thrill Comerica Crowd

Rap royalty has come to a Detroit locale where baseball is usually king.