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January 23, 2014: Surveillance video obtained by CBS4 reporter Maggie Newland on January 24, 2014 shows the two cars police said were speeding on Pine Tree Drive.  Pop Star Justin Bieber and rap artist Khalil Sharieff were arrested shortly later. (Source: CBS4 News Viewer)

Bieber Gone From South Florida, For Now

While pop star Justin Bieber boarded a plane and headed out of South Florida late Friday night, he still has to face court proceedings back in Miami, eventually.

01/25/2014

Rapper Jay-Z. (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Jay-Z Disses Critical Politicos In New Rap

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Flexing his musical muscle over a visit he and his wife Beyonce made to Cuba, rapper Jay-Z has released a new song which takes aims at politicos who have questioned the legality […]

04/11/2013

Rick Ross is seen at the Reebok Classic white party hosted by Rick Ross at LIV nightclub at Fontainebleau Miami on March 10, 2013 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for Reebok)

Rapper Rick Ross Accused Of ‘Glorifying Rape’, Petitioned To Apologize

Rick Ross has faced his share of controversy (most notable: his stint as a prison guard versus whether or not he actually dealt drugs), but the Florida rapper might have found his biggest match yet: his own lyrical content.

CBS4–03/30/2013

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Rapper Claims He Was Kicked Out Of Heat Game

Rapper Lil Wayne claimed he was kicked out of Sunday’s Miami Heat game for rooting for the wrong team, according to a tweet from the performer.

CBS Miami–02/11/2013

Lil Wayne was released from jail on November 5, 2010. He was put in jail for gun possession in February 9, 2010. (Source: AP)

Lil Wayne Pays Nearly $8M In Back Taxes To Miami-Dade

The 30-year-old pint-sized powerhouse of rap finally paid off back taxes for a total $7.72 million, according to Miami-Dade County records.

CBS4–12/15/2012

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Radio DJ Who Replaced Classical Music With Rap Faces The Music

After exchanging his rhymes for crimes, a radio disc jockey who replaced music on a local classical station with offensive rap music decided to “face the music”.

CBS Miami–08/11/2012

Sean "P Diddy" Combs

Burglar Sentenced After Sleeping In Diddy’s Bed, Drinking His Liquor

Quamine Taylor must live by the words “go big or go home.” Going home is what he should have done. Instead, the Queens, N.Y. man boldly broke into Diddy’s.

CBS Miami–07/06/2012

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LL Cool J: From Radio To The Big Screen (And Everywhere In Between)

LL Cool J has sold millions of albums and made a name for himself in fashion, films and television. He continues his success as the host of the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, February 12 on CBS.

01/23/2012

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Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters And Others Announced As GRAMMYs Performers

GRAMMY nominees Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson will perform at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Sunday, February 12 on CBS.

01/18/2012

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Jay-Z Raps About Birth Of Daughter With Beyonce

Through a rap verse, Jay-Z has confirmed the birth of “the most beautiful” girl in the world — his newborn daughter.

CBS4–01/10/2012