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Dead Bombing Suspect

Heavy Into

Hip Hop

4/19/2013 9:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The older brother who was killed and suspected in the Boston bombings was deep into hip hop, and it appears he belonged to a fan website that touted that genre of music.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev has an email associated with the website, ""

The site provides information about hip hop artists and upcoming DVD releases.

What's interesting ... hip hop lyrics are notoriously violent and often degrading to women.  Tamerlan Tsarnaev has a boxing profile in which he says he doesn't take his shirt off much because he doesn't want women to get bad ideas, adding, "I'm very religious."  This statement is significantly more conservative than the hip hop genre.


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I can see it now congress pushing the rap act

515 days ago


religion sucks.
hiphop couldnt save him.

515 days ago


I'm very conservative. Especially on Social issues. I list to a lot of rap. As well as tons of other genre's like country, alternative rock, reggae, christian contemporary, punk, and more.

515 days ago


If you believe his taste in music had ANYTHING to do with his actions at the Boston marathon, then you're just as much of an idiot as he is.. TMZ

515 days ago


So we're blaming hip hop now because some psycho ass WHITE DUDES are bombing things, TMZ? You guys can eat an ENITRE bag of d*cks for this bullsh*t!

515 days ago

Most H8d     

Where is the PROOF he's really dead? Do you think a person would bomb a city and stay in that city knowing they are being looked for?

515 days ago


Really TMZ, please tell me that you did not just go there? SMH, SMH, SMH...

515 days ago

Ozzie X    

I love how TMZ exploits every importunity. And he like to eat Carl's Jr. you people are idiots.

515 days ago


Why point out this BS correlation? When other killers shoot up schools, movie theatres, etc. you never see any articles pointing out correlations between their killings and their listening of Rock music (which is just as violent as Hip Hop). This act had nothing to do with any genre of music. It's always some bull**** race baiting story on TMZ.

515 days ago


I'm sorry TMZ...but this really isn't a just needed a filler for the page??? Try to take your job somewhat seriously

515 days ago


They were also from Russia. This music crap about Kiss, Ozzie, etc is just that crap. Most rap is negative but don't pin it on that.

515 days ago


Come on now hiphop is the reason for these 2 brothers violence, hatred, and paun they causes the ppl in boston.

515 days ago


Come on now hiphop is the reason for these 2 brothers violence, hatred, and paun they causes the ppl in boston.

515 days ago


I don't even like hip-hop, but it's just stupid to suggest there's a link between the bomber and music.

515 days ago


hey tmz stoners.... bad choice of lay out here.
when you read the head line it makes you think the people in the pics is a suspect.
The Uncle called the boys LOSERS.
That what I said it was just some losers.
The hls has a chance here to find out a lot of info on who is 'radical-I-ing' people to carry out there
agenda.The terror groups who are recuting and train-ing people to do this are just as guilty.
The two brothers welllead hls to the radical groups.
The radical groups rprobly try to recruit forgien nationals off of every campus.
HLS should foucs o more whats going on here in the US then ****astaine.
This is a new way of terror get students who
want to make a name for themselves to be terrorist.
All trained here on us soil.The terroiest were brain warshed by a radical group. HLS needs to find these groups and dismantle them. They all need to train students to be advised that there mybe terrioiest who try to recuit them. If they can take this guy in alive they can get a lot of info.
who tranied them who proived the materals.
Its amazing that these guys did not raise the attion
of hls with all the clues they left on social media.
Our county should close it boarders for a few years and focus on the terrorist that are already here and not let any more in. These guys got their ameircan visaby claiming aslymum, That is ahole in our boarder control tha tony one from freakastaine can claim asyulim and be let into the US.
The country that let them here to protct them they turned against us.
Until America starts takeing care of its own
we well conutined to go broke and be terrorized.
Lock down the boarders for a few years and keep American jobs here.
The new way to fight terror is to be more proactive here in the us in stipping extemest groups.
Their uncle has a lot of nerve coming on TV he should hide his face in shame.
who new there were so many Russian muslims
right in boston. Round them all up and send them back where they came from.

515 days ago
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