Category: Philadelphia

Rap Artist XXXTentacion’s Murder Makes GR Reflect On Infamous Hip Hop Murders Of The Past

Being a rapper has proven a hazardous profession in some cases the past three decades — just these last two weeks, the rap world lost a trio of promising young lyrical fire spitters, a tragic list led by flourishing Florida artist XXXTentacion. Sadly, a multitude of violent slayings can be linked to the rap music industry since the groundbreaking
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‘Baby Dom’ Grande Has Been An Acting Capo In Philly’s Bruno-Scarfo Crime Family Since ’16, Per Sources

According to sources on the street and in law enforcement, Philadelphia mafia figure Domenic (Baby Dom) Grande was upped to “acting” captain status some time in the last two years. The 38-year old Grande is considered a fierce up-and-comer in South Philly mob circles and is serving as caretaker of Michael (Mikey Lance) Lancellotti’s crew, while
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Colombo Mob Capo ‘Jersey Sal’ Profaci Cashes In Chips, Legendary NY Mafia Boss’ Son Passes At 81

Reputed New York mafia captain Salvatore (Jersey Sal) Profaci, the son of original Five Family don, Joe (The Olive Oil King) Profaci, died recently of natural causes. Profaci, who allegedly ran a Colombo syndicate crew out of New Jersey and spent a good deal of time in Florida, was 81. His death was kept hush-hush
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Philly-NJ Mob Drug Links Date Back Decades, Bruno-Scarfo Goodfella Got In Hot Water With Grande Gang In 90s

East coast wiseguy Sammy Piccolo took his major first drug arrest almost three decades ago courtesy of his brother-in-law becoming an FBI informant and betraying his blood oath to the mafia. Former Philadelphia mob figure Salvatore (Wayne) Grande got caught in a narcotics conspiracy from behind federal prison walls in the summer of 1991 and
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