The Wildest Unsolved Hip-Hop Murders And Scandals

According to Nielsen Music’s mid-year report, hip-hop officially overtook rock ‘n’ roll and EDM as the most popular genre of music for the first time in history. It reportedly makes up 25.1 percent of all music consumed in the U.S. That’s a huge market in a $16.1 billion industry, but that doesn’t mean it’s all smooth sailing.

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems


The Notorious B.I.G. said it himself, “the more money we come across, the more problems we see.” From the beginning, the hip hop world has been plagued with scandals, violence, and even murder, and a huge chunk of these crimes have never been solved. Even B.I.G.’s own murderer was never found (though his mother claims to know who it is).

Click through to see these suspicious, unsolved murder cases of some of your favorite classic hip-hop stars.