Forbes dropped their annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list of rap’s biggest earners today, and Gloria’s Warrior has taken back the #1 spot from Sabrina’s Baby Boy.
1. Jay-Z - 35 Million
2. Diddy - 30 Million
3. Kanye West - 25 Million
4. 50 Cent - 20 Million
5. Akon - 20 Million
6. Lil Wayne - 18 Million
7. Timbaland - 17 Million
8. Pharrell - 16 Million
9. T-Pain - 15 Million
10. Eminem - 14… Continue
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Jacob Arabov has forfeited $2 million dollars in illegal proceeds, as a part of his plea agreement conviction for laundering the drug profits of a nationwide drug conspiracy network.
Arabov, known affectionately to Hip-Hop stars as “Jacob the Jeweler,” was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison for lying to federal authorities about the ownership of $5 million worth of jewelry seized from Terry Flenory, co-head of the notorious Black Mafia… Continue
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Two Chicago men are free after spending twenty years in jail for a crime they did not commit. According to the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, charges were dropped against 42-year old Ronald Kitchen and 50-year old Marvin Reeves. After a re-investigation of the case it was determined that there was a lack of credible evidence to keep the men in jail. Ronald Kitchen was in disbelief of his freedom.… Continue
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Young Jeezy has given details on his upcoming Thug Motivation 103 album and said the project would carry some of the same characteristics as last summer's Recession.
In addition to speaking on the forthcoming solo release, Jeezy also confirmed his attendance on the upcoming Young… Continue
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New rapper Maino recently talked about the public's firm like of hip hop moguls like Jay-Z and how it hurts new emcees from New York trying to make a name for themselves. Although he didn't throw some jabs at Jigga directly, Maino did question why Jay-Z signing Uncle Murda to Def Jam never produced an album. "Who's New York's biggest star, Jay-Z right?," Maino said. "So you mean to tell me that there is no one capable of becoming a Jay-Z? The problem… Continue
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Authorities announced Saturday a massive heroin bust in the Bronx, where dealers were moving millions of dollars in dope inside Build-A-Bear dolls.
The drugs were packaged in tiny glassine bags branded with names like Barack Obama, Swine Flu and Crime 360, a nod to a detective series on A&E.
"The agents walk in and there's heroin and all the dime bags… Continue
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Beyonce has topped a list for being the 'Best-Paid Celebrity Under 30'. The poll was run by Forbes magazine, who revealed Knowles earned $87 million between June 1, 2008 and June 1, 2009.
The singer's fortunes came from her current album 'I Am... Sasha Fierce', touring, fashion design and endorsing products like the Nintendo DS and L'Oreal cosmetics.
The Top 5 Best-Paid Celebrities Under 30 have been named as:
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Twenty-year-old Sahel Kazemi shot Steve McNair while he was sleeping on the sofa in his Nashville condo, before shooting herself in the head, police said Wednesday. Kazemi shot McNair in the head, then fired twice into his chest before shooting him again in the head, police said.
Authorities said in the days leading up to the shooting, Kazemi told a friend her life was “messed up” and she wanted to end it. Kazemi also believed her… Continue
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Nashville police have revealed that the gun found at the murder scene was purchased by his mistress, Sahel Kazemi, just two days before the shooting.
Investigators believe Kazemi, 20, purchased the pistol from a private vendor, hours after she was busted for drunk driving with McNair in her SUV on Thursday night.
At the scene on the fourth of July, police found the weapon under Kazemi's body in a luxury condo in downtown Nashville,… Continue
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Florida prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Richard McTear who is accused of throwing a 3-month-old infant from a moving car on Interstate 275.
If McTear is convicted of slaying baby Emanuel Wesley Murray, Assistant State Attorney Jalal Harb said the state will seek to put him to death.
Officials say McTear forced his way into the apartment of the child's mother, Jasmine Bedwell, on May 5. Prosecutors said he beat Bedwell,… Continue
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Jay-Z blessed the audience with a lil’ freestyle while on his first stop of his and Ciara’s tour. Hov took months of rumors and beef speculation and addressed all in one rhyme!
“I Ain’t About Talking Game, I Ain’t About Talking Jimmy, I Ain’t Talking About… Continue
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Two women, one in Bartlett and another at Southland Mall, were arrested Thursday in separate incidents of children left unattended in cars. Bartlett police charged 30-year-old Wafaa Khartoum of 5295 Steuben in Raleigh with reckless endangerment of a child. Memphis police charged 27-year-old Tiffany Purnell of 3417 Spottswood in East Memphis with child abuse and neglect.
Authorities warn that this time of year, children can die when left alone in… Continue
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