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Justin Bieber Turns Himself Into Toronto Police on Assault Charges

According to CNN, the assault charge stems from an encounter with a limousine driver last month. It’s the pop star’s second arrest this week.

01/29/2014

From left: Lil Twist (via David Livingston/Getty Images); Khalil (mugshot via Miami PD); Lil Za (via Bryan Steffy/WireImage)

Justin Bieber’s Party Posse: A Primer on Khalil, Lil Za & Lil Twist

There’s a not-insignificant, less-asked question about these recent troubles: Why do these young, significantly less famous black artists — Khalil, Lil Za and Lil Twist — keep getting jailed up in Bieber’s wake?

01/23/2014

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Courts are Allowing Rap Lyrics as Evidence in Criminal Trials

Notice to the rappers of the world: be careful of what you write about, as it could very well land you behind bars instead of penning them, even if the lyrics have no direct correlation to the alleged crime.

01/21/2014

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Chris Brown Goes Off On ‘Racist’ L.A. County District Attorney

Last night (Aug. 22) Brown took to Twitter to rant against the “racist a**” District Attorney who gave him an additional 1,000 hours of community service.

08/23/2013

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Lil Twist Arrested, Released For DUI With Justin Bieber’s Car

Justin Bieber could be smarter about a lot of things — namely, this time, lending his cars to friends.

07/11/2013

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will.i.am Legally Battling Pharrell Over Use Of ‘i am’

It appears will.i.am’s quabble is with the eventual and probable use by Pharrell of the phrase “I Am” on branded clothing.

06/26/2013

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Tyler, The Creator Cops To Driving Justin Bieber’s Speeding Car

Odd Future leader and Bieber pal Tyler, the Creator admitted to driving the pop star’s car when it was spotted and subsequently tailed by former NFL star Johnson last Monday.

06/03/2013

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Man Arrested For Posing As One Direction’s Harry Styles On Skype, Targeting Young Girls

A 45-year-old man posed as Styles and would Skype with young girls.

05/31/2013

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Justin Bieber Denies Allegations Of Speeding, Despite Confrontation With NFL Star

His neighbors are taking issue with the singer’s speeding through the streets of his gated Southern California community.

05/30/2013

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Gotye’s Obscure Sample Costs Him $1 Million

What may come has a surprise to many, is that “Somebody that I Used To Know” was formed around an obscure guitar riff from an artist only the hippest of jazz-loving parents will know.

05/13/2013

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