In 1988, the West Coast hip-hop group N.W.A released a provocative song called "F**k tha Police," which stirred controversy and marked it as one of the most high-profile examples of tension between the black community in Los Angeles and authorities.
Hip hop star Snoop Dogg faces a drug charge after border agents searched his tour bus along the same stretch of a west Texas highway where singer Willie Nelson was busted in 2010, a Texas sheriff said.
Shad Gregory Moss hasn't gone by the name Lil' Bow Wow for some time now. But if you squint hard enough and try to ignore the barrage of broad African-American stereotypes in his latest film, "Lottery Ticket," it's easy to see that the former pint-size Snoop Dog protégé has grown into a likable leading man.
For most college freshmen starting school this fall, e-mail is passe and wearing a watch on your wrist is, well, unnecessary, according to the Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2014, most of whom were born in 1992.
What's the best word in sports? There's vigorous competition for the worst word in sports. When an Olympian wants to podium, I reach for the Imodium. I'm not a fan of batters plating base runners, either. (Plate, as a verb, belongs in restaurants, where you plate meals -- and crumb tables.) Thanks to announcers who can't say "tired," I suffer from fatigue fatigue.
Akio Toyoda: Toyota Motor Corp. has recalled more than 8 million vehicles in connection with possible unintended acceleration. Separately, the 2010 Toyota Prius was the subject of a recall due to complaints about its brakes.
When I heard Snoop Dogg was coming to Beirut, I jumped at the opportunity to show the world a different side of the country I had grown up in. So I hit the phones, tracked down the promoter and before I knew it, I was driving to the airport to film Snoop's arrival.
In a Los Angeles hotel lobby filled with the likes of Jerry Rice, Ray Lewis and Snoop Dogg last weekend, it was Ronny Turiaf, the Lakers' eccentric reserve forward, who stole the spotlight prior to an awards dinner three days after securing a spot in the NBA Finals.
Ted Owen, CEO of Santa Monica-based GGL Global Gaming (GGL), has told Fortune he has signed a deal to make video gaming an official welcome event of this summer's Beijing Olympics. A Chinese official confirms it.
OAKLAND -- It ended and there was Don Nelson waiting to start his press conference, looking at a TNT feed and seeing Charles Barkley wearing a yellow "WE BELIEVE" T-shirt. Nelson cackled long and hard, then raised his Bud Light and called out, "The Chuckster!"
Rap artist "Snoop Dogg" was charged Thursday with one felony count of knowingly possessing a deadly weapon -- a collapsible baton -- while trying to board a plane in California, authorities in Orange County said.
Rap artist "Snoop Dogg" was arrested and booked for being a felon in possession of a firearm and transportation of a controlled substance at a California airport Thursday, according to the Burbank Police Department.
In 1996, after he had been retired from the auto industry for three years, Lee Iacocca told FORTUNE that he had "flunked retirement." Today, at 81, Iacocca is as restless as ever. "I've gotten better at retirement, but it has taken a long time." He spoke with FORTUNE senior editor Alex Taylor III about his life, his business ventures, and his latest cause: saving the country.
American rapper Snoop Dogg and several members of his entourage were detained by police at London's Heathrow Airport after a skirmish that left seven police officers with minor injuries, a police source told CNN.
The TV cop show "Starsky & Hutch," which aired from 1975 through 1979, was a goofy mixture of gritty street crime and tongue-in-cheek humor. Now, Ben Stiller (Starsky) and Owen Wilson (Hutch) try to follow in the footsteps of Paul Michael Glaser and David Soul.