This photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight after he was arrested in Aug. 2008, in Las Vegas.
August 24, 2014 The founder and CEO of Black Kapital Records and Death Row Records is reportedly out of surgery after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Tunisian rapper Ala Yaacoubi, also known by his rap name Weld El 15, left, speaks alongside his lawyer, Ghazi Mrabet, before his trial last month.
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July 2, 2013 The head of Tunisia's Islamist government says Ala Yaacoubi, who raps as Weld El 15, was punished for inciting hatred and violence.
Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly during a performance on Feb. 23 in Atlanta.
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May 3, 2013 One half of the rap duo Kris Kross, he died Wednesday. Kelly was 34. A police report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says Kelly took a mixture of cocaine and heroin the night before his death and had a history of drug abuse.
Chris Kelly, left, and Chris Smith in 1992's "Jump" video, which was a hit for their rap duo Kris Kross.
May 2, 2013 Known as "Mac Daddy," he teamed with Chris Smith ("Daddy Mac"). As kids in 1992, they scored big with "Jump." Later, they toured with Michael Jackson. Kelly was 34. The cause of death has not been determined, but investigators suspect a drug overdose.
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