VOTE FOR YOUNG JEEZY'S VIDEO "VACATION" ON 106 AND PARK CLICK BELOW TO VOTE
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 25, 2008 at 12:04pm —
City police issued a warrant overnight for 19-year-old Jesse Engram. He faces one count of criminal homicide in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Korey Johnson.
Johnson was killed after being shot in his GMC Yukon on Monday night at the Sunoco station on Penn Avenue.
Police believe that Johnson was targeted and that this was not the first time.
They say he was also the intended target of a shooting that happened in… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 25, 2008 at 11:13am —
Like any playa worth his salt, Jeezy showed up to this voter registration drive in an electric blue Lamborghini.
Young Jeezy's songs "Go Getta" and "Put On" are very popular in the world of MLB at-bat songs. It's fitting, as Jeezy is known as much for his larger-than-life swagger as he is for his music. We had a chance to talk at-bat songs with the Southern rapper as he releases his third studio album The… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 25, 2008 at 11:03am —
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[Ed's note: This is the first in a blog series by mega-rapper of the moment Lil Wayne. When speaking to him for a package about at-bat music in MLB (a bunch of guys use Lil Wayne), he offered to blog for us. Awesome. Turns out he likes the Packers and Bruins—and thinks Kurt Warner is a legit fantasy pick for this season. Read on for more items of interest.]
This is the first blog I'm doing for ESPN. I don't watch nothing but sports—no movies,… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 25, 2008 at 10:42am —
808s & Heartbreak coming soon....
I CHANGED MY ALBUM TO NOVEMBER SOMETHING CAUSE I FINISHED THE ALBUM AND I FELT LIKE IT.. I WANT YALL TO HEAR IT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!!!!!!
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 24, 2008 at 9:00pm —
Starting right behind at No. 2 is Ne-Yo’s “Year of the Gentleman” with 250,000. The Def Jam effort comes on the heels of two No. 1 bows for the artist: 2006 debut “In My Own Words” (301,000) and 2007’s “Because of You” (251,000).
Nelly’s “Brass Knuckles” (Derrty/Universal Motown), the rapper’s first studio set since 2004, enters at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 with 84,000. Four years ago, he dropped two separate albums on the same day — “Suit” and… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 24, 2008 at 2:17pm —
Word has broke that Outkast member, Antwan "Big Boi" Patton has decided to part ways with longtime manager, "Big" Blue Williams. There's just one problem; nobody told Big Blue.
When the reported "exclusive" was released, my source contacted me immediately informing me that T.I.'s current manager, Jason Geter had successfully acquired Big Boi to join the Grand Hustle family placing Jason and his team in control of Big Boi's branding and career… Continue
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The man accused of shooting his wife at her Metairie workplace this afternoon has been booked with kidnapping and attempted murder.
Kerry Bruce, 45, wounded Stephanie Bruce, 43, at about 2:30 p.m. at Ochsner Rehabilitation Center, 850 Veterans Memorial Blvd., where she worked as a receptionist, said Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.
Stephanie Bruce was taken to University Hospital in New Orleans… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 23, 2008 at 7:02pm —
A teenager shot a man to death over a necklace, got nervous and told people that he only meant to shoot the man in the knee, police say. Detectives have charged Trent D. Washington, 17, with murder.
The shooting occurred about 5:30 p.m. on Monday, when a man wearing a mask walked up to Johnnie Williams III as he sat on the porch outside his apartment in the "Old Projects," an apartment complex on Orange Avenue.
Witnesses said… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 23, 2008 at 7:00pm —
* James Rhyne's accused of passing fake money
* $100 bill had Lincoln on it, not Franklin
* Rhyne's charged with forgery
(Memphis 9/22/2008) Another case of crooks caught doing stupid things.
A man tried to pass some "funny money" at the Waffle House on American Way. But it appears this guy is a little unfamiliar with hundred dollar bills or needs a history lesson. Because the bill he tried to… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 23, 2008 at 6:58pm —
STARKE - The federal court in Jacksonville refused this afternoon to grant a stay of execution for Lake County child killer Richard Henyard but appointed a lawyer to continue to pursue a last-ditch civil-rights appeal challenging the state's use of lethal injection.
With time running out on appeals before his scheduled execution at 6 p.m., Henyard, 34, was "somewhat quiet and withdrawn, but he is respectful," said Gretl Plessinger,… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 23, 2008 at 6:56pm —
The man arrested near Sen. Barack Obama's home with a gun in his car has been charged with trespassing and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, police said.
Omhari L. Sengstacke (right) approached the security perimeter of Obama's residence, which is about a block from his Kenwood neighborhood home, at about 5 a.m. and was stopped by a Chicago police officer assigned to the U.S. Secret Service security detail, police… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 23, 2008 at 6:54pm —
50 Cent’s life is like a movie, so it makes sense that he’s writing one. The rapper is working on a feature film, Before I Self-Destruct, which is based on his album of the same name. “It’s not Purple Rain,” 50 says of the flick, which he also directed and produced. “But it was inspired by the actual music.” (His album is due out December 9th; 50 plans to release the movie simultaneously.)
The film — which isn’t autobiographical — aims to… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 23, 2008 at 6:49pm —
Superstar producer/rapper Kanye West is expanding his talent beyond music videos and taking it to the screen, along with fellow rapper Rhymefest. The Hip-Hop duo have teamed with Jackhole Productions and Comedy Central to create a half-hour, urban-based puppet show titled Alligator Boots.
According to New York’s Daily News, television executive Doug Herzog, known for helping bring South Park, The Daily Show, and The Colbert Report to the… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 23, 2008 at 6:31pm —
*Boston Celtics forward Darius Miles was given a 10-game suspension for violating the NBA's anti-drug rules during the end of the 2007-08 season, the league announced Friday.
The infraction had to do with the banned substance phentermine, an amphetamine most associated with appetite suppression. His suspension will begin with the first game of the regular season, according to Reuters.
Miles was selected straight from high school by… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 23, 2008 at 6:28pm —
*Tyler Perry is seeking new talent with the launch of 34th Street Films, a production arm of his Atlanta-based Tyler Perry Studios that will focus on recruiting outside filmmakers to work under and expand the Perry brand.
The new operation will be headed by Matt Moore, former executive VP of production at Jinks/Cohen. Former State Street Pictures vp Poppy Hanks will join the company as vp production, and former New Line executive Amber… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on September 23, 2008 at 6:25pm —