The NFL tried to sue rapper M.I.A. for 100% of her earnings for life (if she ever earned over U.S. $2million) because she flipped a middle finger at the 2012 super bowl halftime show.
The singer of Peanut Butter Jelly Time died in an 11 hour police standoff during which time his brother-in-law Snoop Dogg attempted to calm him down and surrender.
Ol’ Dirty Bastard saw a car accident and he and his friend helped a 4 year old girl to the hospital. Using a fake name, he visited the girl frequently until the media spotted him.
American rapper Lil Wayne openly kisses men in public. While rumors that Wayne is a closeted homosexual have become popular, the rapper himself claims the kisses are signs of respect: “[It’s the] Black Mafia, if they don’t understand that, they ain’t gangster… If anybody thinks I’m gay, come test me.”
Tupac Shakur shot two off duty police officers who were assaulting a young man. Charges against Shakur were dropped because the officers were intoxicated and in possession of stolen guns.
Tupac Shakur was a member of the Young Communist League USA, and that the Maryland chapter – based in Baltimore, where he spent his high school years – is named after him.
Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes, and DMX all went to the same high school.