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This rapper made the Forbes list with no corporate backing

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The rapper Tech N9ne is taking the country by storm with his serious “chopper style” music.   But he’s also getting respect for making the Forbes list as one of the highest-paid artists in all of hip-hop.  Most amazing is that he’s doing all of this with almost no radio play.  Here’s more about his background: Aaron Dontez Yates was born on November 8, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri. He began rapping…

Man Interrupts Kansas City Mayor’s State of the City Speech- Kanye Shrug!

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Do we have another Kanye West vs. Taylor Swift incident on our hands. That is what most people are reminded of after hearing about a Kansas City man who felt outraged and took it upon himself to interrupt the Mayor Sly James. The incident happened while Mayor James gave his State if the City speech Monday. The angry man’s, Derron Black, frustrations may have sprung from his failed campaign for…

Homeless Man Gets $86K for Returning Diamond Ring

Homeless Man Gets $86K for Returning Diamond Ring

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Honesty is paying off for a panhandler in Missouri who found a diamond ring in his change cup—and gave it back to its owner. Sarah Darling was so grateful to have the ring again that she raised more than $130,000 to thank Billy Ray Harris for his good turn. “I’m not sure of how you ended up in your situation, but after what I witnessed you do, I am most…

Two Minutes and Some Change: Could a Race War Be Around the Corner?

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In this video, Vigalantee The Hip-hopologist talks about the death of Jordan Davis and all the other stuff going on with young black males in America.    Could a race war be around the corner?  Vigalantee says that it could happen. Vigalantee, who hails out of the killing fields of Kansas City, talks about what rappers can do to help the problem.  He also goes into the recent accusation by…

Man Shoots Prostitute On Christmas Eve After Discovering ‘She’ was a HE

Man Shoots Prostitute On Christmas Eve After Discovering ‘She’ was a HE

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    A man confessed to police he murdered a prostitute in a rage after finding out she was really a man. Kenyan L. Jones, 26, from Kansas City, faces charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of Darnell D. Pearson, 31. He told police he picked up the prostitute on Christmas Eve and paid to have sexual relations with her, believing she was a…

Kansas City Has Six Homicides in 10 Hours

Kansas City Has Six Homicides in 10 Hours

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In the aftermath of 6 brutal homicides within a 2 mile radius on Kansas City’s eastside, Mayor Sly James and Police Chief Daryl Forte met with the media on Saturday (Nov. 12) and spoke out on the valued importance of community involvement to help bring these types of tragedies to an end. “It’s about engagement in the community; because we can’t do this by…