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Hip-Hop Reacts to the Death of Chinx
Early this morning (May 17), Queens rapper Chinx, was killed in a shooting. He was 31-years-old.
Born Lionel Pickens in Far Rockaway Queens, Chinx Drugz was a member of French Montana's Coke Boys crew, and signed to French's record label of the same name...
Today in Hip-Hop: RIP Bloodshed (July 31, 1975-March 2, 1997)
Today in hip-hop history...
1998: On Mar. 2, 1997, Derek Michael Armstead, better known as Bloodshed, met an untimely death as a victim of a car accident.
Bloodshed was a member of the Big L-founded supergroup Children of the Corn, which also included Cam'ron (known as Killa Cam then), Ma$e and H…
Nick Cannon Remembers Chris Lighty As An Industry Pioneer
Nick Cannon, whose early career was guided by Chris Lighty as part of his Violator Management, sent a statement to XXL remembering his former manager on the one year anniversary of his death. Lighty, a massive figure in hip-hop over the years, died August 30, 2012 of a gunshot wound to the hand…

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