It would seem that West Atlanta has taken a “what’s yours is mine” mentality, forcefully alleviating one of the city’s favorite sons of his valuables, leaving him confused and angered. DJ Unk, perennial hit maker for Big Oomp Records and star of one of the last Southern Dance Movements, was robbed by a few of his fellow ATLiens. Thieves broke into Unk’s car and removed two Louie Vuitton luggage bags from the vehicle. The bags contained his signature… Continue
Continuing an unfortunate trend in print publishing, Vibe Magazine is closing its doors after sixteen years of publication.
From Daily Finance:
Vibe magazine, the urban-music magazine founded in 1993 by Quincy Jones, is the latest victim of the media recession. A source with knowledge of the situation tells DailyFinance that the staff has learned the magazine is ceasing publication, and an assistant in the office of editor in chief… Continue
On Tuesday (June 30), a video edited by Game's in-house Black Wall Street director hit the net, showing some of the behind the scenes of the song, as well as footage of fans in the streets. But, it also showed a little more.
The video revealed The Game's newest tattoo -- a portrait of MJ tatted on his arm. Like he did when he tatted his idol Eazy-E on his arm… Continue
ST. LOUIS -- The circuit attorney this afternoon charged a 23-year-old St. Louis man in the beating and burning death of a 2-year-old child over the weekend, police said.
The man -- Montrell Moore, of the 2000 block of Destrehan Street, near the city's Hyde Park -- was charged with first-degree murder, felony abuse of a child and felony endangering the welfare of a child, said Katie O'Sullivan, spokeswoman for the St. Louis police… Continue
According to online reports, grief-stricken hard core Michael Jackson fans are taking their own lives. At least 12 fans have reportedly committed suicide across Europe:
Gary Taylor, president and owner of MJJcommunity.com, says, “I know there has been an increase (in deaths), I now believe the figure is 12. It is a serious situation that these people are going through but Michael Jackson would never want this. He would want them to… Continue
The man who police say killed and dismembered his live-in girlfriend didn't speak in court yesterday. He shuffled in and kept his head down.
"He's ashamed to look at us," said William K. Bell, the victim's long-estranged husband.
The suspect, Robert Knight, 50, shuffled back out a few minutes later. Judge Michael T. Brandt of Franklin County Municipal Court set Knight's bail at $2 million on a single count of… Continue
Celebrities llike Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, Jesse Jackson, Clive Davis, Al Sharpton, and Kobe Bryant have penned touching tributes to The King Of Pop for a special commemorative issue of Time Magazine, hitting newsstands on Monday, June 29.
The stars are opening up about the death of Michael Jackson and the mark he has made on pop culture over the past four decades.
From the looks of things, Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3 LP is apparently finished. Jay performed his single "D.O.A." (Death of Auto-Tune) on tonight's BET Awards — giving a shout-out to "the king," Michael Jackson, at the song's close — and after the show, the video for the record debuted. And when Jay popped up onstage, he was sporting a new close-cut haircut.
Anyone who's been following Jigga knows he's been wearing his hair longer than ever for the past year and change. He… Continue
Former Grand Hustle member Alfamega has broken his silence on the whole DEA Informant issue. He claims he has never snithced and that he's disappointed in T.I. "I caught a case, pleaded guilty," Alfa said about his 1990's arrest. "Received my time. I was doing my time. All the extra stuff dudes' talking about...Anybody that know me, if I had did something on somebody in this city, and people knew that I was accused of doing what they accusing me of… Continue
Karrine Steffans told it all in her book The Vixen Diaries, but now artists are telling the other side of the story. Narrated by top talk radio personality Wendy Williams, KISS AND TAIL: THE HOLLYWOOD JUMP-OFF takes a provocative look at the seedy side of the music business where hip-hop groupies pay a high price to get a taste of the celebrity lifestyle. Hear the real, raw truth about the groupie lifestyle from the scene's biggest stars, including Ja… Continue
Numerous online sources are reporting that rapper Drake is about to ink a deal with Universal Records.
The news comes just days after Drake announced that he would be revealing his record label situation within "five days."
"I'm like, maybe, five days away maybe," Drake said during an interview with WGGC last week. "Just give me five days, I'm sorry, I can't. The burning question will be answered in five days...I'm out here in Miami… Continue