Feb 04

Cool C Granted Second Stay of Execution by Philly Judge

Philly Rapper Cool C will live to see another day. A Philadelphia recently judge granted the rapper a stay of execution, stemming from a 1996 murder conviction. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Arrest Made in Murder of NBA Player and Philly Native Wayne Ellington’s Father

Basketball, High School

On November 9, 2014, Wayne Ellington Sr., 57, was found dead in the driver’s seat of his 2001 Oldsmobile on the 5200 block of Marion Street in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. Almost three hours later he was declared dead. According to news reports, the man charged with Ellington Sr.’s murder is Carl White, a 34-year old Philly resident. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Cassidy Slaughters Dizaster 3-0 in Rap Battle Rematch

Cassidy vs Dizaster Rap Battle Rematch

As discussed in our previous article, the battle between Cassidy and Dizaster was cancelled after one round on Saturday. The rescheduled rap battle between the Philly Rapper and the LA Battle Rapper took place on Sunday and Cassidy earned an astounding victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

Cassidy vs Dizaster Rap Battle Ends Before Battle is Finished

Cassidy vs Dizaster Battle Rap

Cassidy vs Dizaster Battle Rap

The much anticipated “battle of the year” between Cassidy and Dizaster was set for Saturday December 6, 2014. The battle was streamed online as a pay per view event. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

Philly Well Represented on HBO Boxing After Dark

Philly Boxer Gabriel Rosado

HBO Boxing After Dark on Saturday December 6, 2014, featured two fighters from Philly.  Long known as the “Fighting City of Philadelphia” we have great pride in the fighters this city has produced. From Smoking Joe Frazier to the fighters of today, Philly continues to be one of the greatest boxing cities in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Temple Defeats La Salle 58-57 in the Battle for North Philly at the Hallowed Palestra

Picture from Temple vs La Salle at the Palestra on December 6, 2014

Living in Philly, it is easy to take for granite all the great tradition and historical significance this city has. This was apparent to me recently when I visited Miami – a city that doesn’t have anything older than the 1900s.

Big 5 games at the Palestra are one of those traditions Philadelphians should be thankful for. On Saturday, December 6, 2014, Temple and La Salle continued that tradition. Temple earned the victory 58-57. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

PhillyRap BREAKING NEWS: Beanie Sigel Shot And Undergoing Treatment for an Apparent Life Threatening Injury

Philadelphia Rap artists and PhillyRap Hall of Famer Beanie Sigel was shot today in NJ and is currently undergoing treatment for a life-threatening injury.

At 9:30 a.m. this morning, reports surfaced that Beanie Sigel had been shot after an apparent fight outside a Jersey Shore home, according to police, and is being treated for a “life-threatening injury.”  Reports indicate that the bullet hit Beans in the abdomen and exited through his back. The shooting took place in Pleasantville, N.J., a beach town not far from Atlantic City. Police believe that Sigel was living in the hone where the shooting occurred.

“The crime scene looks like there was some sort of physical altercation,” Pleasantville Police Chief Jose Ruiz said. “From what we see there are items turned over, some scuff marks in the grass and stuff . . .” Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05



Two days ago Meek Mill finished serving his time and he was released from prison.  Meek Mill’s bid began in July 2014 when he was sentenced to 3-6 months for a probation violation. Meek was released on parole and is required to undergo treatment programs and complete community service. Until Meek completes the community service and treatment programs, he is not permitted to leave the Philly area. Therefore the conditions of his release prevent him from capitalizing on his talent and hard work. Read the rest of this entry »

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