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Detroit Rapper Young Calicoe Charged In Dog, Rooster Fighting Operation

A Detroit rap artist who shot a video that showed off his alleged dog fighting operation is now facing criminal charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012

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FBI Raids Detroit Rapper’s Alleged Dog Fighting Operation

The FBI raided an alleged dog fighting operation Wednesday at a home on Detroit’s northwest side that was featured in a video by a local rapper.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2012

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Is Detroit’s Young Calicoe The Next Michael Vick?

Amid the sounds of constant yelping, Detroit rapper Calicoe takes a tour of his reported Detroit pad, leading visitors through a yard full of animal cages with roosters and pit bulls inside.


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Detroit Rapper Allegedly Shows Off Fighting Dogs, Roosters In Video

The Michigan Humane Society said they’ve been made aware of the video and their cruelty investigators are checking it out. The Detroit Police Department is also investigating.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2012