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Feeling thankful for grandparent and child reunions

Tampa Bay Times 18 Nov 2021
I am so proud ... Loading ... By 2015 he had committed to memory the elaborate rap score of the musical Hamilton. What fun to sit beside him when the touring version came to Tampa. At the moment he is 16, a junior at Sickles High School in Tampa, a young man with a learner’s permit ... Up next.Tampa Bay residents, tourists share Winter the dolphin memories ....

Rapping lawyer overcoming stereotypes to pursue dreams in courtroom, studio

WCPO 04 Nov 2021
TAMPA, Fla ... While at night, he could be on stage rapping at a club. Tampa native Tony Halmon, AKA Tuqui, is defying stereotypes to pursue a career and hobby that typically don’t go together. You won’t find Halmon rapping about drugs, gangs or guns ... But he has often been told he can’t do both, rap and law.

Jermaine Dupri protégé, LaTheGoat, drops debut EP ‘My Time’

The Grio 04 Nov 2021
The Tampa, Fla ... The Tampa rapper displays a knack for storytelling and affirmation in his lyrics, all while rhyming with a youthful southern drawl over eclectic samples ... “So like, the rap scene is definitely growing now because everybody is starting to find their own sound and stuff, but Tampa’s on the rise right now.”.

How Rod Wave made it from St. Petersburg to music stardom

Tampa Bay Times 22 Sep 2021
TAMPA — Rod Wave hasn’t arrived yet, but his dressing rooms are filling up fast with friends and family an hour before the biggest concert of his life ... He did not speak with the Tampa Bay Times and does not do many interviews ... Ashley Colas, 30, in the audience for Rod Wave in Tampa ... You can call it rap or R&B, but pain music is as accurate.

Hot Ticket: 5 rap, hip-hop concerts to see including Florida's Rod Wave

Leesburg Daily Commercial 30 Aug 2021
11 at MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, with $25 lawn tickets the most inexpensive. He became a big name in hip-hop and rap when his 2019 song "Fire and Ice" went viral on TikTok, YouTube and other social media ... 17 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, with tickets from $55 ... 6 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, and Nov.

For Tampa Bay’s Free Britney advocates, Spears’ words are ‘a crack in the earth’

Tampa Bay Times 19 Jul 2021
In Tampa, Claire Kelly sat at the bar at Rocca, listening to a live feed through an earpiece and weeping over a plate of ravioli ... A second Tampa march took place July 10, organized by Kelly and Timothy Rivera, 27, a longtime Spears fan who lives in Texas ... Now, in Tampa and across the country, Britney Spears is something else.

Shock G died from accidental overdose of meth, alcohol and fentanyl, records show

Tampa Bay Times 10 Jun 2021
TAMPA — Hip-hop artist Shock G died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, alcohol and methamphetamine prior to being found unreponsive at a Tampa hotel in April, new records show ... Rapper Shock G struggled with drug use in Tampa before his death, records show ... First responders with Tampa Fire Rescue were called and later pronounced him dead.

Rapper Shock G struggled with drug use in Tampa before his death, records show

Tampa Bay Times 29 Apr 2021
TAMPA — On a Wednesday evening in February, two Tampa police officers responded to a disturbance call at the Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk hotel ... Funeral for rapper GregoryShock G’ Jacobs set for Saturday in Tampa ... Rapper Shock G of Digital Underground dies in Tampa, where he got his start ... Tampa Bay Times ].

Digital Underground rapper Shock G dead at 57

New York Post 23 Apr 2021
Shock G, front man of the alternative rap group Digital Underground, has died at the age of 57. He is best known for the 1990 hit “The Humpty Dance,” which reached the top of the Billboard rap singles chart ... The rap legend was found dead Thursday in a hotel room in Tampa.MediaPunch / BACKGRID.

Digital Underground's Shock G Dead at 57

TMZ 23 Apr 2021
The rap legend was found dead Thursday in a hotel ...

Four Raptors to remain out vs. Thunder

TSN Canada 30 Mar 2021
... game against the Portland Trail Blazers and Monday's matchup with the Detroit Pistons, both of which resulted in losses for the Raps.

Students rally behind Black Tampa school cop fired for using racial slur

Hastings Tribune 25 Mar 2021
TAMPA, Fla ... Delvin White had built up a rapport with students and staff at the East Tampa school during his three years as school resource officer there ... His father, Lawrence White, was with the Tampa Police Department for 27 years and became known as “The Rapping Officer,” spreading positive messages to students through hip-hop rhymes.

Drake FaceTimes Kyle Lowry after possible final game with Raptors: 'I'm his translator'

Toronto Sun 25 Mar 2021
Was Drake calling to say goodbye to Kyle Lowry or to wish him a happy birthday? ... But with the Raps playing out the season at Tampa’s Amalie Arena, fans have had to live without seeing the hip-hop star on the sidelines cheering on the hometown favourites. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Try refreshing your browser, or ... 😂#RapsOnSN ... / ... / ... .

Raptors aim to bounce back against streaking Celtics on TSN

TSN Canada 04 Mar 2021
  ... Watch the showdown LIVE Thursday night at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m ... Tough night? More like a tough week. Until late last week, the Raptors had been virtually untouched by COVID-19 outside of their temporary dwelling for the season in Tampa ... Boston has won both of their meetings with the Raps this season by double digits. The first came in Tampa on Jan ... 11.

Starting to look like Raptors' Powell has found a rhythm

Toronto Sun 13 Feb 2021
When the Celtics visited Toronto’s home away from home in Tampa early last month, Powell went 0-for-2 from distance ... Tampa will be home to the Raptors for the balance of the season ... Yuta Watanabe will miss his third successive game when the Raps play host to the terrible T’Wolves Sunday in Tampa.

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