NBC reports "CHICAGO -- A family member has confirmed that two people found dead inside a south side home Friday are the 57-year-old mother and the brother of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson." R.I.P to Jennifer Hudson's family.
A search is underway for a young boy who is missing from the home. Jennifer Hudson's 7-year-old nephew, Julian King, has been missing since Friday morning, according to Area 2 Deputy Chief… Continue
Lil Boosie (”Ratchet”, “Wipe Me Down”) is the latest rapper to get caught up and he was arrested Wednesday in Baton Rouge, LA on gun and weed possession charges. The lowdown:
When [cops] approached [Boosie's] vehicle, the 25-year-old refused to get out of the car at officers commands and attempted to drive away.
Lil Boosie was charged with possession of possession of marijuana, possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous… Continue
Singer Lyfe Jennings is facing two new felony charges and three misdemeanor charges after leading authorities on a chase in an Atlanta suburb Sunday night (Oct 19), and refusing to submit to an on-site DUI test, AllHipHop.com has learned.
According to a statement released by the Smyrna Police Department, the platinum recording artist, born Chester J. Jennings, was apprehanded shortly after officers responded to a report of gunshots on… Continue
By now you would have to be living under a rock or not have heard about the rumors of folks being turned away at the polling place for wearing Pro-Obama (or any candidate’s) paraphernalia. The frenzy surrounding the rumor has caused a national stir and has made each of us the target of dozens of “informative” email forwards. Some of these voter suppression tactics are real and some are well…rumors but like it says on the masthead above “knowledge is… Continue
The Game has struck Gold with his recently release L.A.X.
The Compton rapper’s latest set sold 19,000 copies last week, according to SoundScan, and pushed the LP’s eight-week total over 500,000, earning Gold certification. The album has sold 515,000 copies to date and sits at number 24 on this week’s Billboard 200 album chart.
T.I. and Lil Wayne continue to do well on the charts.
Sean Combs, aka Diddy, covers the October 2008 issue of L’Uomo Vogue. In the meantime, according to Market Watch, Liz Clairborne yesterday announced the purchase of streetwear label ENYCE by Diddy.
Who wears ENYCE anymore? Can you say ‘tax shelter’?
Founder and CEO of Sean John, Sean “Diddy” Combs said, “Enyce is a brand that I have always admired, and they have been a very important player in the young men’s sportswear arena for over… Continue
CBS reports "Principal: 100 of School's 1,600 Students Involved; Dozens Suspended And Undercover Cops Take Over Building HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBS) â€• A Long Island school was on guard on Tuesday after two days of fighting led to dozens of suspensions at Hempstead High School. District officials took action against the troublemakers, fearing the violence would escalate. They held up their suspension notices like badges of honor. One dozen Hempstead High students kicked out… Continue
DETROIT -- Three teens were arraigned today in 36th District Court in connection with last week's shooting near Henry Ford High School that left one student dead and three others injured.
Devon Bell and Derryck Brantley, both 18, and 15-year-old William Morton each were charged with one count of first-degree murder; three counts of assault with intent to commit murder; and one count of felony firearm. If convicted, they will serve life in… Continue
MEMPHIS, TN- Police have charged a man in the rape and robbery of a Memphis day care worker in Whitehaven.
It happened around 5:00 a.m. Monday, October 20, 2008 at “Shauna's Preparatory Academy” at 1305 Winchester.
Felicia Jones was about to drop her three kids off at the day care center when she found out what happened.
“I pulled up and everyone was crying. I went inside and it looks real bad. He tore down everything the… Continue
The HIV threat at Normandy High School has widened to include up to 50 students, health officials said Tuesday.
Health officials last week said "some" students may have been exposed to the virus that causes AIDS but recently refined their estimate to 50.
"It could well be substantially below that," said Craig LeFebvre, spokesman for the St. Louis County Department of Health. "Just because you're exposed doesn't mean you contracted the… Continue
Most of the time people forget that Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony has some Boricua in his blood. Although Melo is only half Puerto Rican, that didn't stop Hispanic Business Magazine from placing him on the 100 Most Influential U.S.… Continue
The self-proclaimed "pretty boy" is facing gun charges and his assistant, Terry Bourgeois, testified in court yesterday that he only "occasionally" saw a handgun and people smoking weed on the tour bus.
That's gonna absolve him of all charges!!!!!! Suuure.
Hey, at least he didn't purger himself!
Bourgeois did say he never saw Lil' Wayne with a gun. However, he claims he didn't know whether one was on the bus back… Continue