Troy Ave Released From Custody After Posting $500K Bail [Video]

Troy Ave is free man today, after a judge granted him a bail of $500k. But the Judge granted the decision with very strict restrictions, which he can’t do any shows, enter into any venues, or even leave NYC.

Troy’s mother and family members walked him out of Manhattan criminal court with smiling faces but the Brooklyn rapper is still not in the clear just yet. He’s due back in court in September.

Peep the footage above.

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Troy Ave Arrested and Charged In Deadly Irving Plaza Shooting Following ID In Surveillance Video

Brooklyn rapper Troy Ave has been arrested in connection with the shooting that took place last night at New York City’s Irving Plaza during a T.I. concert. Three people were wounded with one of the wounded succumbing to his injuries.

The NY Daily News reports:

“An up and coming rapper from Brooklyn with a beef was charged Thursday with opening fire backstage at Irving Plaza during a T.I. concert, killing one and wounding two others, police sources said.

Troy Ave, of Brownsville, accidentally shot himself during the chaos in the leg, sources said. He was charged with reckless endangerment and illegal weapons possession, according to sources.

Troy, who was to perform at the show, had a beef with Maino, who had just left the stage when at least five shots rang out, sources said.

“There is clear video, very graphic video. He walks right out, women all around, and starts shooting his gun,” a source said.”

The fatal shooting victim was Ronald McPhatter an affiliate of Ave’s B$B Banga and his bodyguard. McPhatter and Ave were apparently close and at this time it is unclear why Ave shot him. The victims mother criticized the Brownsville rapper for not reaching out following her son’s death.

“He actually cared a lot about Troy Ave. My wish is that Troy Ave cared as much about my son as he cared about him. I say that because I watched how my son would always bend over backwards to help him. If he [Troy Ave] cared about my son as much as he alleged he does, I would’ve received a call from him. He didn’t call me. He didn’t call any of my other sons.”

According to Police they were waiting on ballistics report before charging Ave real name Rolland Collins with murder. Collins was arrested at NYU Langone Medical Center. Surveillance footage shows Collins running into the green room and immediately start shooting. You can watch the graphic video below at your discretion.

We send our condolences to the family of Ronald McPhatter and our prayers to the families of the other shooting victims. You can read the NY Daily News complete coverage of the incident here.

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Fly Visual: Troy Ave Keeps Things Simple With “Prime Time”


Who knew Troy Ave had such a huge female following? The Brooklyn rapper rose from the underground and over the past two years has made a name for himself as one of the hottest independent rappers. He’s back with a new visual for “Prime Time” off of his Major Without A Deal: Reloaded mixtape.

Ave chose to keep things simple. The video follows Ave as he drives around the city with a pretty young thing riding shot gun to his crib where he lets you know he’s unfazed by the hate. Ave’s son even makes an appearance in the visual. Check out the video which premiered on World Star Hip-Hop below.

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Watch: Troy Ave Chats with Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club About His Recent Album Sells & more


The alleged controversial Troy Ave stops by The Breakfast Club and chats about his recent album sells and how it was calculated, his remarks about Kendrick Lamar, his beef with rapper Manolo Rose, his attitude and so much more. The Brownsville, NY lyricist also says that he’s responsible for most style adaptations that are out today.

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Fabolous, Meek Mill, Fetty Wap, Kendrick Lamar, Trey Songz & More Rock Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2015 [Photos]

Summer Jam 2015


Summer in NYC doesn’t officially start until Hot 97’s Summer Jam arrives. Dubbed the biggest hip-hop concert in the world for 23 years cause it always brings the heat every year.  

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Listen: Justine Skye, Chedda Da Connect + DJ Clue, King Los, De La Soul + Nas, Troy Ave [Fly Music]


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Rico Love – “Hunnid Thousin” Feat. Moonie & Troy Ave [Fly Music]


Rico Love, Moonie and Troy Ave pretty much put the exclamation point on the phrase it ain’t tricking if you got it  on his new track “Hunnid Thousin”.

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Last Night In L.A.: XXL Freshman Shut Down the El Ray Theatre

Sevyn Streeter and Ty Dolla Sign

Following the success of the XXL Freshmen Live 2014 show in New Yorkthe leading urban music publication in the country had a follow-up night to remember in Los Angeles. Long lines were wrapped around the corner with eager fans anticipating the performances of some of the this year’s Freshmen Class branded as the “Dirty Dozen.”

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Cipha Sounds and Funkmaster Flex Host ‘The Tunnel Party’ Elliott Wilson, Bodega Bamz, Troy Ave, and more…

Cipha Sounds Tunnel Party

In the first edition of The Tunnel Party, Hot 97‘s Funkmaster Flex, Cipha Sounds and Big Kap give you a preview of what the original Tunnel was like. Check out appearances from Elliott Wilson, Bodega Bamz, Troy Ave, and more.


[FLY Mixtapes] Fabolous – “The Soul Tape 2”

Fabolous finally delivers the follow up to his highly acclaimed mixtape “The Soul Tape”. Features include, J.Cole, Cassie, Trey Songz, Wale, Pusha T, Troy Ave , Joe Budden and Teyana Taylor. Download “The Soul Tape 2” after jump.