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Could Hip Hop Hold The Answer To Changing These Kids Lives?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Black Voices

A growing body of research suggests that those who live in violence-stricken communities are subject to post-traumatic stress and PTSD at rates higher...

This Is What Chief Keef Can Teach Us About Violence and Drug Treatment

Substance.com | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime
Substance.com

Blunt-smoking, gun-crazy 18-year-old superstar rapper Keith Cozart -- aka Chief Keef -- hates sobriety. If it was up to him, he would blaze weed around the clock. It's a problem for a lot of dudes who love to smoke weed and get caught selling drugs, because the only deal on offer from the courts that keeps them out of jail puts them in drug treatment, where they do not want to be.

Chief Keef Hits the North Shore: Two Chicago Perspectives

Sheila Quirke | Posted 06.10.2014 | Chicago
Sheila Quirke

Last year, Englewood's very own, Interscope Records recording artist Chief Keef, moved to the north suburban enclave of Northfield. Apparently, he's been nothing but trouble ever since.

I Adopted a Black Kid and I'm Not Black -- So?

Matthew Bailey | Posted 11.08.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Bailey

Four months ago, after three long-ass years of waiting, I adopted a nice little half-black, half-Polish boy called Cameron. Despite the near-constant ...

Rapper's Community Service Has Him Looking After Horses?

MTV Rapfix | Posted 11.12.2013 | Black Voices

Following yet another failed drug test, Chief Keef has been assigned to duty at the Horsefeathers Therapeutic Riding Equestrian Center in Lake Forest,...

He Did It, Again!

The Chicago Tribune | Posted 10.16.2013 | Black Voices

Keith Cozart, known as the rap artist Chief Keef, was sentenced to 20 days in Cook County Jail this morning after testing positive for marijuana, offi...

Chief Keef Back In Jail

Posted 10.15.2013 | Chicago

Story by Mark Konkol and Emily Morris, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: CHICAGO — Chief Keef, who has a rap called "Hate Bein' Sober," failed a court-or...

Good Thing Florida Crooks Can't Drive Stick

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.20.2013 | Weird News

Truly, the skill set of the two-bit crook has degraded. Police in Escambia County, Fla., arrested Antoren Bell, aka "Chief Keef," May 18 following...

Chief Keef Arrested AGAIN

Posted 06.03.2013 | Chicago

Less than a week after the controversial teen rapper was arrested at a suburban Atlanta airport and charged with disorderly conduct and marijuana poss...

Rapper Threatens to Assault Katy Perry After She Disses His Song

Posted 05.24.2013 | Celebrity

Memo to everyone: Don't mess with Chief Keef because he'll majorly overreact and get down right scary. The 17-year-old rapper is no stranger to cr...

He Did It, Again!

AP | Posted 05.28.2013 | Black Voices

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Police in suburban Atlanta say rapper Chief Keef, whose name is Keith Cozart, has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. ...

17-Year-Old Rapper Saddled With Huge Child Support Bill

Posted 05.14.2013 | Divorce

Seventeen-year-old rapper Chief Keef fathered a child with a middle-school-aged girl in 2011 when he was just 15, and now he's being forced to pay up....

Chief Keef Out Of Jail, Already Back Under Scrutiny

Posted 03.14.2013 | Chicago

Though Chief Keef was released from jail Thursday after serving 60 days on a probation violation, it wasn't even a full day until the controversial te...

Chief Keef Sued For Child Support Over Possible Second Baby

Posted 01.22.2013 | Chicago

The hits keep coming for rapper Chief Keef, only they aren't the musical kind. The 17-year-old, whose real name is Keith Cozart, has been slapped ...

Chief Keef Gets 60 Days In Jail Over Probation Violation

Posted 01.17.2013 | Chicago

It's official: 17-year-old Chicago rapper Chief Keef is heading to jail over violating the terms of his parole. According to DNAinfo Chicago, Keef ...

Chief Keef Headed To Jail?

AP | Posted 03.18.2013 | Black Voices

CHICAGO — Chicago rapper Chief Keef has been taken into custody after a juvenile court judge decided a video of him firing a semiautomatic rifle...

Chief Keef Facing Jail Time

AP | Posted 03.17.2013 | Black Voices

CHICAGO -- Chicago rapper Chief Keef has been taken into custody after a juvenile court judge decided a video of him firing a semiautomatic rifle at a...

Chief Keef Thrown In Jail For Violating Probation

Posted 01.16.2013 | Chicago

Of the many things that displease "I Don't Like" rapper Chief Keef, getting thrown into lockup probably tops the list. On Tuesday, Chief Keef, who...

Chief Keef Taken Into Custody For Probation Violation

Sun Times | Posted 01.15.2013 | Black Voices

Chicago rapper Chief Keef was jailed Tuesday after a judge found he violated probation. Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, appeared in Cook Cou...

Chief Keef's Stepbrother Fatally Shot On South Side

Posted 01.07.2013 | Chicago

Story by Mark Konkol, courtesy of DNAinfo.com Chicago: CHICAGO — Rapper Chief Keef’s stepbrother, an aspiring rapper from the suburbs, took a f...

Did These Critics Go Too Far?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 12.21.2012 | Entertainment

The holidays are in full swing and the critics have gifted us with another week of harsh reviews. It was a slim week for album releases, with the ...

Cops Ready To Slap Citations On Chief Keef Album Promoters

Posted 12.13.2012 | Chicago

Recently, posters promoting the major label debut of Chicago rapper Chief Keef have been plastered on city property and in public spaces around the ci...

Lil Reese Under Fire Over Video Of Attack On Woman

Posted 10.26.2012 | Chicago

A South Side rapper affiliated with the controversy-prone fellow Chicagoan Chief Keef is under fire after a video showing him brutally attacking a wom...

Prosecutors Push For More Jail Time For Chief Keef

Posted 10.19.2012 | Chicago

Could aspiring teenage rapper Chief Keef be heading back to jail over a freestyle session he did from a New York City gun range for Pitchfork, the Chi...

Russell Simmons' Aide To Chief Keef: 'I Want To Listen'

Posted 10.12.2012 | Chicago

Chief Keef, please report to the advisor's office. Thursday, the top political advisor to influential hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons said he wants ...