Category Legends of Hip Hop

A Hip-Hop Pioneer Loses His Leg. The Optimism Remains

After doctors amputated part of former Yo! MTV Raps host Andre “Doctor Dré” Brown’s leg, his family set up a GoFundMe to defray medical costs. Still, the trailblazer doesn’t want your pity By Jason Newman Jason Newman News Director @jasonrnewman Follow Jason Newman's Most Recent Stories ‘RS Interview: Special Edition’ With RZA Vicky Cornell Files [...]

The Fat Boys’ Prince Markie Dee Dead at 52

Prince Markie Dee, a member of the pioneering hip-hop group the Fat Boys, died on Thursday, the group’s manager, Louis Gregory confirmed. He was 52. No cause of death has been given. “Forever in my Heart. Prince Markie Dee was more than a rapper; he was one of my very best and closest friends,” Gregory [...]