The AP Style Book is silent on the “izzles”, yo.
Here is part of the AP report on Lil’ Kim:
The shootout occurred outside WQHT, a.k.a. Hot 97, when Lilâ€™ Kimâ€™s entourage crossed paths with a rival rap group, Capone-N-Noreaga. Kimâ€™s entourage confronted them about the song â€œBang, Bangâ€ from a Capone-N-Noreaga album, which contained a scathing dis to Kim from her longtime rival, Foxy Brown. A shootout erupted, leaving one man injured and more than two dozen rounds fired.
The shooting took place outside the same station where the posses of 50 Cent and The Game traded bullets last week. No arrests have been made in that shooting, which left one of Gameâ€™s henchmen wounded in the leg.
“a scathing dis“? “posses“? Who do they think is reading this stuff? Next they’ll be concluding each paragraph with “know what I’m sayin’?”