Rap newcomer Drake has decided to bypass doctor's orders and hit the stage tonight (July 27) for the start of the Young Money tour alongside Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy and Soulja Boy Tell Em.
Claiming the fans played a big role in his decision, Drizzy explained why he is willing to risk… Continue
A San Antonio woman has claimed responsibility for what police are calling the most gruesome child killing in recent history.
Otty Sanchez informed police that she was “hearing voices” and that the devil made her kill her infant son, Scott Wesley Buchholtz Sanchez who she just gave birth to on June 30. The boy’s body was found stabbed, decapitated and mutilated early Sunday. According to police, Sanchez skinned the baby with a kitchen knife, then… Continue
Michael Vick has been conditionally reinstated by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
Vick can participate without delay in preseason practices, workouts and meetings and can play in the final two preseason games — if he can find a team that will sign him.
Once the season begins, Vick may participate in all team activities other than games, but could play as soon as October.
Goodell called a news conference for late Monday… Continue
Vernon Forrest, right, landed a right hand hook against Ike Quartey during their Junior Middleweight fight at Madison Square Garden in 2006 in New York City.
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Vernon Forrest, a former middleweight boxing champion also known for his charitable work, was shot and killed Saturday night in Atlanta. The police said that he had apparently been robbed and then exchanged gunfire with his assailant.
By any modern measure of musical popularity — YouTube views, radio airplay, ring-tone ubiquity — the single “Best I Ever Had” by Toronto rapper Drake is not only a hit, it’s arguably 2009’s “Song of the Summer.” Since debuting on iTunes last month, the hip-hop lust track has sold 600,000 digital downloads and topped three separate pop charts. Even if you can’t summon to mind its rap-sung vocals or brassy syncopated beat, you’ve probably heard “Best I… Continue
In "Shooting Stars," a book written by James and co-author Buzz Bissinger, James has admitted to smoking pot. James revealed he and his teammates smoked marijuana one night after getting access to a hotel room in Akron. Also in the book James is qouted saying "I was arrogant, dubbing myself "The Chosen One," James said. "In hindsight, I should have kept quiet, but I also was what I was, a teenager where every reporter in the world seemed to be rushing… Continue
A United Parcel Service delivery driver was shot this morning during an apparent robbery involving two men in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, officials said.
The man initially was in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn after the 10 a.m. shooting on the 6500 block of South Hermitage Avenue, said Chicago Police Officer Gabrielle Lesniak, but is expected to… Continue
Six people were shot Wednesday night, none fatally, on the Texas Southern University campus during an event recognizing a Houston area rapper, school and police officials said.
University spokeswoman Eva Pickens said university officials were told that the shootings, which occurred at about 8:30 p.m. at Cleburne and Tierwester, near the East Garage, were gang-related.
At least one of the people shot attended TSU, she said, adding that… Continue
Usher is the first male on the cover of Vegas Magazine in its six years in production. In the mag, Usher talks about his new fragrance Usher VIP (his third fragrance
with Elizabeth Arden), recording in Vegas, his new studio album, MONSTER, and more.
Check out www.vegasmagazine.com for video… Continue
According to Don Banks of SI.com, Michael Vick and Roger Goodell had a sit-down chat today in New Jersey to talk about his future with the NFL.
Now according to ESPN and PFT.com, Goodell has tentatively decided that Vick will be conditionally reinstated, then suspended for the first four games of the 2009 season.
A conditional reinstatement is what we saw with Pacman Jones last offseason. He was allowed to attend training camp and go… Continue
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered Nas to pay Kelis nearly $44,000 in monthly support for the near future, a day after the "Milkshake" singer gave birth to the divorcing couple's baby boy.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Louis Meisinger issued the order at a Thursday hearing. Kelis gave birth to the boy, named Knight, at a New York hospital Wednesday.
The 29-year-old, whose full name is Kelis Rogers, filed for divorce from the… Continue
The suspect had not been found. Police do not think he is in the cemetery.
Authorities identified the suspected shooter as 16-year-old Devante Thomas.
The Post-Dispatch normally does not identify juveniles or people not charged with a crime. In this case, authorities consulted with a juvenile judge before releasing Thomas’ name and determined that his name should be released for public safety reasons. Also, the police officer who… Continue