NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (CNN) -- New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin ordered a mandatory evacuation of the city beginning 8 a.m. Sunday but urged residents to consider escaping "the mother of all storms" before then. You need to be scared," Nagin said of the Category 4 hurricane tearing along Cuba's western coast. "You need to be concerned, and you need to get your butts moving out of New Orleans right now. This is the storm of the century."… Continue
Veteran Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor was arrested outside of a Miami Beach nightclub early Saturday morning and charged with disorderly conduct.
Taylor was not taken to jail, according to Detective Juan Sanchez, a spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department.
He was instead released outside of Club Cristal on Fifth Street on his own recognizance with a promise to appear in court.
BROOKSVILLE - A Bushnell man was arrested on a charge of carjacking today after the victim identified him as her attacker later this morning, authorities said.
Tony James Smith, 23, was arrested and taken to the Hernando County Jail, where he was being held on a $100,000 bond.
A Hernando County Sheriff's deputy responded to the corner of Twigg Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard shortly after 2:10 a.m. when he came upon the… Continue
TAMPA - When Christopher Clabeaux opened the door of his Citrus Park apartment early this morning, he didn't know the choice would leave him critically wounded and in the hospital.
At about 1 a.m., Clabeaux's friend, a 20-year-old woman, was in her car in the Camden Bay at Citrus Park apartments near Sheldon Road at Woodlake Boulevard, when Benjamin Bryant, 21, and Ronald Godwin, 19, approached her,… Continue
01. Intro (Produced by Kane Beatz) 02. Get Somethin! (Feat. Fabolous, Fat Joe & Red Cafe) (Produced by The Alchemist)
03. Block Shit (Feat. Rick Ross, Plies & Triple C) (Produced by J Rock)
04. I’m On (Feat. Nas & Cool (of Cool & Dre)) (Produced by Cool & Dre)
05. Rep Till I Die (Feat. Plies, T.I., Big Kuntry King & Young Dro) (Produced by The Runners)
06. I Love My Hood (Feat. Lil Wayne, Birdman, Ace Hood… Continue
The rumors started a few weeks ago that Chad was going to legally change his last name to Ocho Cinco and I didn’t quite believe it, but according to Miami radio station 790 The Ticket, the move is now official and legally binding.
Rapper FAT JOE has lashed out at fellow Puerto Rican DADDY YANKEE for publicly endorsing U.S. presidential candidate JOHN McCAIN.
The reggaeton superstar recently confessed he’s a big admirer of the Arizona Senator, who will compete in the race to the White House with Democrat Barack Obama.
And his comments have upset Fat Joe, who insists Yankee is a "sellout". The heavyweight rap star, a big fan of Obama, says, "I feel real disgusted… Continue
Damn, people are really off their rockers these days:
A mother was convicted Friday of killing her month-old daughter by burning her in a microwave oven, with jurors rejecting a defense attorney’s claims there was evidence that someone else was responsible. China Arnold, 28, showed no reaction when the jury’s verdict was announced and then lowered her head, looking down at the defense table. She was found guilty of aggravated murder and faces the… Continue
50 Cent and Jadakiss have had a past that was often full of beef but early this year 50 made it pretty clear that he didn’t have a problem with Jadakiss and now in a video on 50’s website Jadakiss is confirming that the two rappers have spoken. “We hollered like grown men. We kicked it. Hopefully there’ll be a good outcome from this” Jadakiss said . When Jadakiss was asked about a possible collaboration, he answered “Yeah you going to see a lot of… Continue
Gangsta and political rap pioneer Ice Cube displayed his independent strength once again, as the veteran’s eighth solo album Raw Footage debuted #1 on Billboard’s Rap and R&B Chart and #5 on the Top 200.
The set sold 69, 234 copies its first week and is on pace to duplicate Cube’s previous effort Laugh Now, Cry Later, which was the highest selling independent Hip-Hop release of 2006.
The battle between KanYe and Fifty Cent was exactly one year ago. It was as exciting to see as a heavyweight wrestling match. KanYe was the brash, young contender and Fifty was the veteran. The hype and buildup was the best thing Hip-Hop has done in a while. No event this year generated the hype of that contest. The NaS album following Lil’ Wayne’s blockbuster has been our biggest story, but even that doesn’t come near the KanYe/Fifty publicity… Continue
Soon-to-be incarcerated rap star T.I. recently made digital download history when his single “Whatever You Like” hopped from No. 71 to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Now the official track list of his upcoming album Paper Trail (which will be released Sept. 30) has hit Amazon.com. Check it out:
1. 56 Bars (Intro)
2. I’m Illy
3. Ready For Whatever
4. On Top Of The World (feat. Ludacris and B.o.B)
5. Live Your… Continue
August 29, 2008. If this report is true, rapper 50 Cent has a lot more to be worried about than some mixtape beef. MediaTakeOut.com has learned that Hollywood insiders feel that rapper 50 Cent is losing his appeal in the urban market.
According to the website Woooha.com, 50 Cent's new movie Righteous Kill -which also stars actors Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino - is trying their best to distance themselves from the platinum selling artist. Why?? Not… Continue
Three people were charged Thursday in connection with the death of a man found on Green Street on Saturday night.
Jerry Carnell Chisholm, 53, was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree murder, according to a news release from the city. Jean Michelle Alghani, 55, was charged with accessory after the fact, a misdemeanor. Late Thursday, Samuel Eugene Lee, 57, was arrested and charged with… Continue
I have just received word from a confidential source at Hot 107.9 that the A-Team Morning show was abruptly let go today.
Word is comedian Rickey Smiley has been installed as the new Morning show host at Hot 107.9. That is sad news, but the new Arbitron Portable People Meter (PPM) has every radio programmer in Atlanta shook.
Hopefully the morning show jocks will land new gigs at other stations in the… Continue
*Surrounded by an enormous, adoring crowd, Barack Obama promised a clean break from the "broken politics in Washington and the failed policies of George W. Bush" Thursday night as he embarked on the final lap of his audacious bid to become the nation's first black president.
"America, now is not the time for small plans," the 47-year-old Illinois senator told an estimated 84,000 people packed into Invesco Field, a huge football stadium at the… Continue
Jennifer Hudson performed her rendition of the national anthem Thursday afternoon at Mile High Stadium in Denver to kick off the final day of the Democratic National Convention.
Earlier this week, the ‘Dreamgirls’ Oscar winner and former “American Idol” contender was asked personally by Senator Obama to perform at the event. Hudson, who calls Barack a “great role model,” told Entertainment Tonight that she had never yet sang for such a large crowd.