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Cops: Toddler Shot in Head During Rap Video Shoot

Seven others also hit; rapper Kafani denies he was filming a video

(Newser) - A 1-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head last night, possibly during the taping of a rap music video in Oakland. Six others also were shot, including a 24-year-old woman also in critical condition, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Police say Oakland rapper Kafani... More »

Whoomp! That's Not Obama in 1993 Rap Video

Extra in 17-year-old video does resemble future president

(Newser) - You're about to have Tag Team's hit single, "Whoomp! (There It Is)," stuck in your head, and it's all because of a false alarm turned Internet meme. An extra who appears at 1:01 of the Atlanta rap group's 1993 video bears a striking resemblance to President Obama—... More »

My New Vid's Not Satanic: Jay-Z

Rapper, director deny On To The Next One contains occult images

(Newser) - With the conspiracy-theory corners of the Internet gnawing through the idea that Jay-Z’s latest video, for the single On To The Next One, is chock-full of Satanic imagery and the symbols of Freemasonry, the rapper and the vid’s director are laughing it all off. “That’s crazy... More »

GOP Pol Ripped Over 'Redneck Rap'

Anti-Obama video touts opossum, 'the other dark meat'

(Newser) - Kansas lawmaker Bill Otto brushed off accusations of racism after his "Redneck Rap" video was pulled from YouTube yesterday. The Republican sported a hat describing opossum as "the other dark meat" in the video, in which he slams President Obama's policies and then repeats the hat's slogan, adding,... More »

Swiss Fight Fire With ...Er, Rap

Video promotes new emergency number

(Newser) - Tired of receiving directory assistance calls on their emergency line, Swiss firefighters filmed a rap video that no one could forget. The resulting “118 Project," which clears up the  confusion, has become a YouTube sensation. “They chose rap because it is spoken and not sung,” a... More »

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