According to TMZ:
Cops found more guns and ammo in Plaxico Burress' house yesterday, according to the NY Post, and it could mean even more legal issues for the Giant.
The popo raided Plax's Jersey house, the paper is reporting, and the NYPD and officials from the Manhattan DA's office went in to find a handgun, a rifle, and ammo for three other guns. They also say cops took bloody black jeans and sneakers which are going to be part of… Continue
An ongoing dispute between an 11-year-old girl's adult relative and another man led to her death in a drive-by shooting, Memphis Police said Tuesday.
Jacob Mason, 32, has been charged with second-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault in the death of Kentaria Traylor on Friday.
She was sitting inside her Frayser home in the 2100 block of Burnham when a bullet pierced a window and… Continue
Grammy Nominated Hip Hop Star Young Jeezy continues to give back with his annual toy and clothing giveaway in his homestate. Last night Jeezy handed out toys, bikes, skateboards and Adidas sneakers to underprivileged children in Macon, GA at the Frank Johnson Recreation Center. Tomorrow on Christmas Eve he will personally be going door to do drop off gifts to select kids living in the Bedford Pines Housing… Continue
Shaun Ellis of the New York Jets was fined 10,000 dollars for throwing a huge snowball at a fan in the stands this past Sunday. Fans were throwing snowballs at the Jets players and staff and Shaun decided to get some revenge. I get the feeling that fan was talking mad sh!t and got silenced. But as a professional player you need to have a code of conduct so the fine is… Continue
The man convicted of gunning down T.I.’s longtime friend and assistant was sentenced to 66 years in prison today:
Hosea Thomas was sentenced today (December 23) to 66 years in prison for the murder of Philant Johnson, best friend and assistant to Atlanta superstar T.I.
In May 2006, assailants stalked T.I.’s entourage following an after-hours party at the Club Ritz, located in the Roselawn section of Cincinnati, Ohio.… Continue
Houston’s own Mike Jones has teamed up with ProConcept Marketing Group, Inc. to endorse the “House of Dobbe” collection of cognacs. Jones will reportedly work with ProConcept on marketing ideas and make appearances in promotion of the product’s national music tours and promotional engagements.
“This opportunity could not have come at a better time, with the launch of my new single (’Next to You’ feat. Mya),” Mike Jones stated. “I am fortunate… Continue
Late last week BET reported that Canadian-born R&B singer Keisha Chante has signed on to play the late Aaliyah in the highly anticipated Biopic. The film is a dramatic adaptation of the life of the R&B songstress from her childhood to her successful career and tragic death in a 2001 plane crash.
Much in the same vain as the rapper Gravy’s selection to play the Notiorious B.I.G. in Biggie’s upcoming biopic Chante does not boast any… Continue
MEMPHIS, TN--A Memphis truck driver is in jail after being arrested on rape and kidnapping charges.
Police say Mateen Malik Hudson picked up a prostitute in the area of Lamar Ave. and Winchester Rd. in southeast Memphis Sunday evening.
According to a police affidavit, Hudson beat the woman, raped her, tied her up with duct tape, and took off towards Nashville with her in his truck.
Investigators say outside of Nashville, he… Continue
*In the midst of declining viewership among its core audience of 12- to 34-year-olds, MTV hopes to stop the bleeding by adding 16 new reality shows as part of its biggest programming overhaul ever, reports Variety.
While MTV pioneered reality series with 1992's "The Real World," that genre has become ubiquitous, so the network is offering a slate that – for the first time – avoids the backbiting and bickering of most nonfiction fare and embraces… Continue
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The families of the four teens killed following a high speed police chase talk about their loved ones. 16-year-old twins Jemar and Demar Claybrooks, and 14-year-old Marc Claybrooks were brothers; the fourth teen was 15-year-old Aaron Shields. All four died after the driver of the car they were riding in fled as a police officer tried to pull the car over which was stolen. WAVE 3's Lindsay English… Continue
Stalled contract negotiations between Warner Music Group and YouTube has caused the disappearance of many of the label's videos from the viral video site. As music channels such as MTV and BET have shifted their programming focus from videos to reality television, YouTube has become the premier outlet for those who still watch music videos.
Hip Hop artists were already feeling the pinch as physical sales have gotten incrementally lower over the… Continue
T.I. has reportedly been assigned federal agents to keep a close watch on him during the upcoming New Year's Eve festivities.
According to the New York Post, the self-proclaimed "King of the South" will have two trained agents standing guard while he performs at Miami's Gansevoort South Florida venue next week.
Tip is scheduled to help bring in the new year at the forthcoming New Year's party hosted by Boys Don't Cry actress Chloe… Continue
After suing more than 35,000 people for illegally sharing music since 2003, the RIAA has reached agreements with several ISPs to cut off subscribers' internet connections if they ignore warnings to stop, Wired.com has confirmed.
The RIAA is planning to replace its "subpoena, settle or sue" process that has been expensive for the music industry. It requires the RIAA to go through the courts in order to pressure those it suspects of sharing music… Continue