Here’s what made the news today, Tuesday, May 22, 2012:

Rapper 2 Chainz was detained at LaGuardia Airport in New York City this afternoon. Reports suggest he was taken into custody for carrying brass knuckles. 

Pete Rock tweeted his displeasure about Lupe Fiasco sampling his "They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)"  

 

At least two different parks in Brooklyn, N.Y., have been asked to change their names to honour late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch. 

Jay-Z is curating the Budweiser Made in America Festival in Philadelphia on Labour Day weekend with headliner Pearl Jam

 

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posted by Vish Khanna on May 22, 2012