March 17, 2009. MediaTakeOut.com just caught wind that the Houston Rocket’s Carl Landry was shot in the leg early this morning in police suspect was a car jacking attempt. Here’s how the Houston Chronicle is reporting things:
According to police, Landry was driving when another vehicle bumped his car. He got out to inspect the damage and two shots were fired from the other vehicle as it slowly passed him, team officials said.
The second shot… Continue
An unreleased Beyonce track is reportedly among the 10,000 songs that were acquired in the auction of Deathrow Records earlier this year.
Death Row was auctioned off for $18 million to WIDEawake Entertainment Group in January.
The initial reports of the auction only mentioned that unreleased tracks by former Death Row artists including 2Pac and Dr. Dre were acquired but Wideawake's John Payne recently revealed to Reuters that a Beyonce… Continue
To be blunt, because there is no time for niceties, I am sick and tired of black leaders, secular and religious, not talking about sexual practices in the black community and not talking about how HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases are ravaging the black community.
Now those 'speak no evil' types will have little choice but to break their silence because it's official. It is confirmed that, at least in Washington DC, HIV/AIDS is… Continue
And word has it Jim Jones got shots fired at him in Detroit last night. He likely was there to do a concert and clearly not everyone was happy he was in town. Here’s what we heard went down:
Detroit rapper Trick Trick brought Jimmy to a nightspot called Esko Saturday night. Four guys dressed in all black stormed into the spot and started shooting. Trick Trick got hit and so did another person. Both of those dudes are in the hospital, but Jimmy… Continue
There's no doubt that L.A. Sparks' Candace Parker is a star on the basketball court, but she's quickly becoming a star off the court as well. The 6'4" baller was just married last November, is expecting her first child, and is now being recognized as a positive representation for young motherhood. She's appearing on the cover of the latest issue of ESPN Magazine, baby bump and all. In the cover story she discusses love, family and… Continue