Supreme Court Declines Case Of Pa. Rapper Convicted Of Threatening Police In SongThe Supreme Court is declining to take the case of Jamal Knox, a rapper convicted of threatening police officers in one of his songs.
Florida Rapper Arrested For Lyrics, Mirrors Case Of Pa. Rapper Mayhem Mal A Florida rapper has been arrested on a charge of threatening a mass shooting after song lyrics posted on Facebook say he will "catch you at a Gator game and shoot the whole campus up."
Pa. Supreme Court Says Rapper's Music Crosses Line Of Free Speech, Used To Intimidate CopsWhen gangsta rappers use music to call for harm to specific police officers, they cross the line between protected free speech and terroristic threats and intimidation.
Justices Take Up Free Speech Case Of Anti-Police Rap LyricsPennsylvania's highest court will decide whether a Pittsburgh man's anti-police rap lyrics are protected free expression or amount to witness intimidation and making terroristic threats.
2 Sentenced In Threatening Rap Video CaseTwo men who were arrested in connection with a controversial online rap video that threatens the lives of police officers were sentenced Thursday afternoon.
U.S. Marshals Arrest 2nd Man Wanted In Threatening Rap VideoInvestigators say the second man wanted in connection with a controversial online rap video that threatens the lives of police officers is now in custody.
Police Step Up Patrols In Response To Music VideoThere are new details on a controversial music video that was produced in our area and posted to YouTube. Authorities put extra police on duty Friday night at Pittsburgh Police Zone 5 station in Highland Park.
Police Increasing Patrols Over Controversial Rap VideoA rap video, made locally and posted on YouTube, is getting a lot of attention. Some people say it goes too far because the lyrics talk about killing police officers. The video, which was taken down late Thursday, references Richard Poplawski, the man convicted of in the shooting deaths of three Pittsburgh police officers in Stanton Heights in 2009. Now, police are taking precautions.