Rapper Nelly arrested on rape charge
08 October 2017 | 7:30 am
Grammy-winning rapper Nelly was arrested near Seattle early on Saturday after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her on a tour bus, police said.
11 Feb 2022
11 Feb 2022
The alleged victim - an unidentified model and dancer - has filed a lawsuit against the rapper claiming he sexually assaulted her in May 2013 after she attended his concert in Anaheim, California.
23 Mar 2022
The fashion designer has been accused of using his business to lure women and girls and then sexually assault them. He will be extradited after facing charges in Canada.
6 Apr 2022
Dope Saint Jude grew up in Cape Town, South Africa in a religious household. But in no way did that stop her from becoming one of the country's leading queer feminist rappers, bringing messages of hope and empowerment to the world. Her background in music production and brief stint as a drag king respectively paved the way for her beat-making skills and love for the stage. Her new EP "Higher Self" looks set to take her to the next level. Marjorie Hache sat down with her in Paris to chat about her career and some of her influences.
10 May 2022
American rapper Young Thug arrested on gang related charges.
31 May 2022
Popular Punjabi rapper and politician Sidhu Moose Wala was gunned down over the weekend after his security was reduced. Police said gang feuds might be behind the killing.
14 Jul 2022
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
Kevin Spacey being sued for at least £300,000 for ‘psychiatric damage’ to alleged sexual assault victim
9 Aug 2022
Kevin Spacey is reportedly being sued for hundreds of thousands of pounds for “psychiatric damage” by one of the men he is accused of sexually assaulting.
29 Sep 2022
Rapper Coolio, known for the mid-90s hit song "Gangsta's Paradise", died on Wednesday reportedly after being found unresponsive at a friend's Los Angeles home.
24 Oct 2022
Trevor Noah denies he has ‘beef’ with rapper Kanye West
25 Oct 2022
Modi Wiczyk, Asif Satchu and Scott Tenley, executives at MRC Entertainment announced in a memo that they won't release their completed documentary about the rapper following his series of offensive comments about Jewish people.
Former Barcelona and Brazil defender Dani Alves is under investigation over an allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in a nightclub in Spain last month, Catalonia's Supreme Court said on Tuesday
A Spanish court has ordered that Brazilian footballer Dani Alves be held without bail on allegations of sexual assault. He had answered a summons for questioning about "events that allegedly took place in a nightclub."
1 hour ago
The leader of Tibet’s exiled government accuses Chinese authorities of imposing monoculturalism on Tibetans, eradicating ethnic identities and suppressing political activities.
1 hour ago
Russia's Federal Security Service was behind "unsuccessful attempts to interfere in UK political processes," the British government says. UK officials summoned the Russian ambassador and sanctioned two Russian agents.
4 hours ago
Is the Spotify model a successful one? The streaming platform launched in 2008 is the leader in its field, on par with what radio and CDs used to represent in the sense that it's become the most convenient way for people to consume music and other audio content.
4 hours ago
A Taiwanese rock band denies lip-synching at a concert in China, an offence that could see it pay a fine or even be banned in the country. We speak to Beijing-based journalist Fabian Kretschmer.
9 hours ago
Living in FESTAC Town from its construction in 1977 until the early 1990s was the aspiration of many progressive families. Today, FESTAC Town is a mere shadow of its former glory, and the roads are in urgent need of repair.
Get the latest news delivered straight to your inbox every day of the week. Stay informed with the Guardian’s leading coverage of Nigerian and world news, business, technology and sports.