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Travis Scott says he was unaware fans were hurt

"I stopped a couple of times... at the end of the day you just hear music," he told the Breakfast Club radio show in his first interview since the incident.

Ten concertgoers were killed after panic broke out at the Astroworld music festival in Houston on 5 November.

Multiple lawsuits have since been filed over the tragedy.

Among those killed as a result of the crowd surge during Scott's headline set was nine-year-old Ezra Blount.

The 30-year-old musician, one of the biggest names in rap music, has been criticised for not ending his show more abruptly.

ASAP Rocky confirms he is dating Rihanna

The rapper described her as "the love of my life" in an interview with GQ.

Rumours over whether the stars were dating began as early as 2013, when the rapper supported Rihanna on her Diamonds World Tour.

"She amounts to probably, like, a million of the other ones. I think when you know, you know," he said. "She's the one."

The pair both featured in the ASAP Rocky's 2013 video for Fashion Killa.

Since becoming an official item, they have been trying to avoid being photographed together by the paparazzi, the article stated.

Rapper shot dead in apparent robbery

Los Angeles Police told Radio 1 Newsbeat a man was shot at his home and later pronounced dead, although didn't confirm his identity.

But his label Republic Records says it's "devastated by the unexpected and tragic loss of Pop Smoke".

Police responded to reports of a robbery - a man was then taken to hospital and later pronounced dead.

Officers confirmed that an unknown number of suspects entered a property in West Hollywood.

They got a call about a robbery at 04:55 PST and were at the scene six minutes later.

Cardi B charged with strip club assault

The former stripper, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, had previously faced misdemeanour charges over the incident at Angels NYC in Queens in August.

She was arrested in October for allegedly ordering an attack on two bartenders named as Jade and Baddie G.

TMZ reports the incident was allegedly triggered after she accused Jade of sleeping with her husband Offset.

The women claim they were injured during the brawl when Cardi's people began throwing bottles and chairs.

Controversial rapper shot dead in Florida

He was leaving a motorcycle dealership in south Florida on Monday when an armed suspect shot him.

Police in Broward County said XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

He was often described as one of rap's most controversial artists and was facing domestic violence charges.

The polarising artist had been hailed as a breakthrough talent and tributes have been pouring in from hip-hop luminaries in the wake of his death.