Somebody snitched, and the result was One-Time coming up on a stash worth a Billi:
Authorities have busted a $1 billion pot-smuggling ring that had been sneaking 400,000 pounds across the Mexican border every year. Operation Tumbleweed led to the indictment of 59 people yesterday and 39 arrests for felony charges, Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard said. The so-called Garibaldi-Lopez drug-trafficking ring had smuggled 200 tons of… Continue
The latest hip-hop releases by Plies and Soulja Boy failed to make a top 10 impact on the Billboard 200 this week, according to Nielsen’s SoundScan.
Leading the pack instead is Kanye West, whose 808s & Heartbreak album just missed the coveted top 10 spot, landing at number 11. After four weeks on the charts Ye’s experimental disc inches closer to platinum status with over 858,800 album sold - ringing up more than 138,900 copies this… Continue
WFAB reports "BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - In what deputies say was a horrible accident, a man backed his car over his own little girl Tuesday afternoon. It happened just before 5:00pm. She died an hour later at a local hospital. The accident happened on Pompey, in Centurion Place subdivision. Neighbors say it is the home of local rapper Lil' Boosie. They say he often has fun gatherings for kids. The child was reportedly at the home to play on a trampoline. Reportedly, the girl's… Continue
A report by the Florida Medical Examiners Commission has concluded that prescription drugs have outstripped illegal drugs as a cause of death.
An analysis of 168,900 autopsies conducted in Florida in 2007 found that three times as many people were killed by legal drugs as by cocaine, heroin and all methamphetamines put together. According to state law enforcement officials, this is a sign of a burgeoning prescription drug abuse… Continue
The 1960s in black American history was marked by three notorious assassinations: the demise of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, who was respected by African-Americans because of his Civil Rights support, in 1963; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968; and the shooting of Malcolm Little a.k.a. Malcolm X in 1965.
All three men were shot down in the prime of their professional lives, and have had numerous conspiracy theories surrounding their… Continue
December 24, 2008. MediaTakeOut.com just caught wind that rapper Chingy ain't got a record deal anymore. According to one of our well placed snitches, he was officially released from Ludacris' label last week. He was also released from Def Jam.
Yung Berg recently threw shots at Bow Wow on his street single, “Do That There,” taunting the pint-size emcee in the opening lines: “It’s too late to start writing your rhymes, homie/ we’ve been doing this.” Now, the “Sexy Lady” rapper said he’s getting the co-sign from Mr. Beef himself, 50 Cent. “First and foremost, 50 told me some smart shit. 50 told me move him [Bow Wow] out the game, period. He told me to crush him.… Continue
MEMPHIS, TN – Memphis police have charged a man in a murder at a South Memphis apartment complex.
Police have charged Mario Leavy, 23, with Second Degree Murder in the shooting death of 32 year-old Quarterus Simmons.
Memphis police and firefighters were called to an apartment complex in the 4600 block of Airways Boulevard, Friday December 19, 2008, about a reported fire. Investigators say firefighters had to force their way into the… Continue
According to TMZ:
Cops found more guns and ammo in Plaxico Burress' house yesterday, according to the NY Post, and it could mean even more legal issues for the Giant.
The popo raided Plax's Jersey house, the paper is reporting, and the NYPD and officials from the Manhattan DA's office went in to find a handgun, a rifle, and ammo for three other guns. They also say cops took bloody black jeans and sneakers which are going to be part of… Continue
An ongoing dispute between an 11-year-old girl's adult relative and another man led to her death in a drive-by shooting, Memphis Police said Tuesday.
Jacob Mason, 32, has been charged with second-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault in the death of Kentaria Traylor on Friday.
She was sitting inside her Frayser home in the 2100 block of Burnham when a bullet pierced a window and… Continue
Grammy Nominated Hip Hop Star Young Jeezy continues to give back with his annual toy and clothing giveaway in his homestate. Last night Jeezy handed out toys, bikes, skateboards and Adidas sneakers to underprivileged children in Macon, GA at the Frank Johnson Recreation Center. Tomorrow on Christmas Eve he will personally be going door to do drop off gifts to select kids living in the Bedford Pines Housing… Continue
Shaun Ellis of the New York Jets was fined 10,000 dollars for throwing a huge snowball at a fan in the stands this past Sunday. Fans were throwing snowballs at the Jets players and staff and Shaun decided to get some revenge. I get the feeling that fan was talking mad sh!t and got silenced. But as a professional player you need to have a code of conduct so the fine is… Continue
The man convicted of gunning down T.I.’s longtime friend and assistant was sentenced to 66 years in prison today:
Hosea Thomas was sentenced today (December 23) to 66 years in prison for the murder of Philant Johnson, best friend and assistant to Atlanta superstar T.I.
In May 2006, assailants stalked T.I.’s entourage following an after-hours party at the Club Ritz, located in the Roselawn section of Cincinnati, Ohio.… Continue