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FBI Releases Photos of Drugs & $1.5M in Cash from Fetty Wap’s Alleged Drug Ring

The FBI has released multiple photos of the drugs and money seized during its investigation into Fetty Wap’s alleged drug ring. Last week, the 30-year-old rapper was arrested on allegations that he and five others distributed at least 100 kilograms of cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl. Bags of cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl were seen in the […]

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Raekwon Is Ready to Tell His Side of the StoryThe rapper reveals why his new memoir offers a different take on Wu-Tang’s origins.

It’s been more than two decades since the late, great Ol’ Dirty Bastard, of the iconic New York rap posse Wu-Tang Clan, crashed the stage at the 1998 Grammys to bellow that “Wu-Tang is for the children.” The culture has since proved ODB correct. In a genre notorious for neglecting the memories, stories, and archives […]

Read More Raekwon Is Ready to Tell His Side of the StoryThe rapper reveals why his new memoir offers a different take on Wu-Tang’s origins.

21 weapons recovered at Brooklyn high school campus day after student caught with gun and $30,000

An unannounced metal detector check at a Brooklyn high school campus turned up 21 weapons from students Thursday — just a day after a teen in the same building was caught with a loaded gun and $30,000 in cash, police sources said. Among the items students brought to the 1,000-student Adams Street campus in downtown […]

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Bone Thugs-n-Harmony & Three 6 Mafia Clash With Fight During Verzuz

Moments ago, tonight’s (December 2) Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Verzuz Three 6 Mafia battle was abruptly halted for a period after an altercation took place between the two Midwest groups. After approximately three rounds of music, Bizzy Bone addressed his opponents. The on-again, off-again member told Juicy J, DJ Paul, Gangsta Boo, and Crunchy Black that he […]

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Gunman aged 14 sentenced to life for ‘evil’ murder of Birmingham schoolboy

A 14-year-old boy believed to be Britain’s youngest defendant convicted of a gun murder has been handed a life sentence and ordered to serve at least 16 years behind bars. Yussuf Mustapha, who turned 14 just three weeks before he shot and killed Birmingham schoolboy Keon Lincoln, can now be named in media reports after a judge […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE DEC 1, 2011 THE ROOTS RELEASED THEIR TENTH STUDIO ALBUM UNDUN

Undun is the tenth studio album by American hip hop band The Roots. It was released on December 2, 2011, by Def Jam Recordings. The album was recorded in sessions at several studios in Philadelphia and New York City. Production was handled primarily by Questlove, the band’s record producer and drummer. They were joined by guest contributors, including vocalist Bilal and rappers Big K.R.I.T., Dice Raw, and Phonte. […]

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Jackie Avant, Wife to Music Icon Clarence Avant, Shot and Killed in Home Invasion in Beverly Hills

Jackie Avant, the wife to legendary music executive Clarence Avant, was shot and killed in a home invasion robbery in Beverly Hills early Wednesday morning, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. She was 81. Jackie and Clarence’s daughter, Nicole Avant, is married to Netflix co-CEO and chief content officer Ted Sarandos. A Netflix spokesperson confirmed the news to THR, […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, DECEMBER 1, 1986 AFRIKA BAMBATTA & SOUL SONIC FORCE RELEASED PLANET ROCK THE ALBUM

Planet Rock: The Album is an old school hip hop album by Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force, released in 1986 as a collection of previous singles. The song “Planet Rock” was one of the earliest hits of the hip hop music genre and remains one of its pioneering recordings. The single’s liner notes include members of Kraftwerk with the songwriting credits. In creating the track, portions of Kraftwerk’s “Numbers” […]

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Starz Orders ‘BMF’ Docuseries With Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson As Executive Producer [Details Inside]

The upcoming docuseries with feature eight episodes, produced by G-Unit Film and Television and Alex Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions, will be executive produced by Jackson and Shan Nicholson, who will also serve as showrunner. The popular Starz scripted series, BMF, is inspired by the true story of notable brothers Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and Terry “Southwest […]

Read More Starz Orders ‘BMF’ Docuseries With Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson As Executive Producer [Details Inside]

Cardi B becomes first female rapper with multiple diamond records

Cardi B is now the first female rapper to have two diamond-certified records, the Recording Industry Association of America announced on Monday (Nov. 29). According to the organization; “Girls Like You,” the Bronx native’s 2018 collaboration with Maroon 5, sold over 10 million units in the U.S. market this week, earning the impressive status. “Wow I got two Diamond […]

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Fourteen-Year-Old Jashyah Moore Found, Mother Jamie Moore Arrested In New Jersey For Stabbing Her

Jamie Moore, the mother of missing teen Jashyah Moore, was arrested after her daughter was found in Harlem and told authorities that her mother stabbed her. Jashyah was reported missing on Oct. 14 from East Orange, N.J. Police said that the 14-year-old had run away due to the child abuse inflicted on her by her mother. The teen denied her […]

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Kanye West Attends Virgil Abloh’s Final Louis Vuitton Show With Kim Kardashian and Daughter North

After completely wiping his Instagram in the wake of the tragic passing of his close friend Virgil Abloh, Kanye West was spotted at the late designer’s last Louis Vuitton show in Miami on Tuesday night with Kim Kardashian and their daughter, North West. The family were photographed at the event wearing all black with North rocking Abloh’s Pyrex […]

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Feud between tenants in Brooklyn SRO may have sparked shooting death of 60-year-old victim: NYPD

A 60-year-old man fatally shot in his Brooklyn home had been at odds with another resident in the SRO where they lived, police said. Brian Thompson was shot in the torso just after 5:20 p.m. Sunday at the building on Halsey St. near Ralph Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Medics rushed Thompson to Interfaith Medical Center but […]

Read More Feud between tenants in Brooklyn SRO may have sparked shooting death of 60-year-old victim: NYPD

Big Wan, fast-rising Milwaukee rapper, killed at 19: ‘Gone too soon’

Big Wan, a promising young star in the street rap scene, was fatally shot Friday morning. “He’s always the kid to hug you,” a family friend said. When Pitchfork profiled Milwaukee’s flourishing street rap scene in March, the music news site made sure to single out Big Wan.  “Big Wan is the city’s finest (expletive) talker,” […]

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NYC correction officers ordered to work 12-hour shifts

NEW YORK – New York City correction officers have been ordered to start working 12-hour shifts due to ‘excessive staff absenteeism.’ This, as a December 1 vaccine mandate deadline is looming for those officers.  The President of the Correction Officers Benevolent Association says the order is “reckless and misguided.” As for the vaccinations, the most recent […]

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Freeway Asks Beanie Sigel If Kanye ‘Cut the Check’ for Coming Up With ‘Yeezy’ Name

Freeway is intent on making sure fellow State Property member Beanie Sigel gets paid for coming up with Kanye West’s ”Yeezy” name. The Philly rapper took to Instagram on Monday to tease Kanye about compensating Beans. “Me: so did bro cut the check yet?? Inquiring minds wanna know,” he captioned a series of pictures of him and Sigel. “Beans: […]

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6th homicide charge filed against Waukesha parade suspect Darrell BrooksThe sixth count of intentional homicide relates to the death of a child following the Nov. 21 tragedy at the annual holiday parade.

Darrell Brooks, the suspect in the Waukesha, Wisconsin, Christmas parade tragedy, has been charged with a sixth intentional homicide count in connection with the case, according to a court filing Monday. The victim associated with the count was identified as a child whose death had been announced in court last week as the initial five homicide […]

Read More 6th homicide charge filed against Waukesha parade suspect Darrell BrooksThe sixth count of intentional homicide relates to the death of a child following the Nov. 21 tragedy at the annual holiday parade.

Fetty Wap Drops Video for New Song “First Day Out” Following Release From Jail

Fetty Wap celebrated his recent release from jail Monday by dropping a music video for his new song “First Day Out.” The track arrives just a month after Fetty was arrested ahead of his performance at Rolling Loud in New York, for his alleged connection with a nationwide drug trafficking ring that was based in Long Island. The New Jersey rapper and five […]

Read More Fetty Wap Drops Video for New Song “First Day Out” Following Release From Jail

Cosby prosecutors urge Supreme Court to restore conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to reinstate Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, complaining the verdict was thrown out over a questionable agreement that the comic claimed gave him lifetime immunity. They said the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision in June to overturn Cosby’s conviction created a dangerous precedent by giving […]

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Federal judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for health care workers in Missouri, 9 other states

A judge blocked the federal government on Monday from mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers in Missouri and nine other states U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp in the Eastern District of Missouri wrote in his ruling that regulations handed down by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid earlier this month were issued improperly. The agency did not […]

Read More Federal judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for health care workers in Missouri, 9 other states

IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 29, 1994 MARY J. BLIGE RELEASED HER SECOND STUDIO ALBUM MY LIFE

My Life is the second studio album by American R&B recording artist Mary J. Blige, released on November 29, 1994, by Uptown Records.[2] Many of the topics on My Life deal with clinical depression, Blige’s battling with both drugs and alcohol, as well as being in an abusive relationship. Unlike her debut, What’s the 411? (1992), Blige contributed lyrics to fourteen of the album’s tracks, making it […]

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SMITHSONIAN’S MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY LAUNCHES ONLINE ACCESS WITH ‘SEARCHABLE MUSEUM’

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture has taken the first step in making all of its content accessible online through a new Searchable Museum. On Thursday, the Museum launched digital access to its Slavery & Freedom exhibit, which is where visitors of the Washington, D.C. collection begin their exploration of archives spanning from […]

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Remy Ma Will Join ABC’s ‘Queens’, Recurring RoleEve, who also stars in the show, recently announced that she would be putting a pause on her character as enters maternity leave.

Remy Ma is headed to ABC’s Queens with a recurring role on the budding drama series. Zahir McGhee, the creator of the primetime show, announced the news on Thursday (Nov. 18) via Twitter, quoting a lyric from her 2005 classic hit. “Don’t care if they can’t stand me/I’m sitting on top of the world like Brandy,” he wrote alongside […]

Read More Remy Ma Will Join ABC’s ‘Queens’, Recurring RoleEve, who also stars in the show, recently announced that she would be putting a pause on her character as enters maternity leave.

Screenwriter Barry Michael Cooper working on ‘New Jack City’ sequel and prequel

It’s been 30 years since the movie, directed by Mario Van Peebles, premiered in theaters in March of 1991. Barry Michael Cooper, the esteemed writer who penned the screenplays for the films New Jack City, Above the Rim, and Sugar Hill, is working on new movies. On Saturday (Nov. 27), Cooper took to Twitter to announce the […]

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Man who pulled woman to her death down NYC subway stairs thought victim’s son tossed trash at him

The suspect accused of pulling an immigrant woman to her death down a Manhattan subway staircase was trying to hurt her son, who he thought threw trash at him, prosecutors say. David Robinson, 53, faces manslaughter charges for the shocking July 17 attack. He allegedly ambushed Than Htwe, 58, and her son , Kyaw Zaw […]

Read More Man who pulled woman to her death down NYC subway stairs thought victim’s son tossed trash at him

Tiffany Haddish Wants Common To Buy Her An Apartment Building Instead Of Engagement Ring: “I Don’t Want Carats, I Want Units” – Video

Common hasn’t popped the question to Tiffany Haddish just yet, but when he does, she knows exactly what she wants. The comedian, 41, stopped by the SmartLess podcast Monday, where she told hosts Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes and Will Arnett that she wants her boyfriend, 49, to propose to her with “an apartment building.” “We […]

Read More Tiffany Haddish Wants Common To Buy Her An Apartment Building Instead Of Engagement Ring: “I Don’t Want Carats, I Want Units” – Video

IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 28, 2006 CLIPSE RELEASED THEIR SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM HELL HATH NO FURY

Hell Hath No Fury is the second studio album by hip hop duo Clipse. The album was released on November 28, 2006 in the United States by Re-Up, Star Trak and Jive. Recording sessions for the album took place over a period of several years, and suffered numerous delays prior to release. Production was handled by The Neptunes. Following the release of their debut studio album, Lord […]

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Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Artistic Director, Dies of Cancer at 41

Virgil Abloh, who most-recently served as men’s artistic director of Louis Vuitton, died Sunday after a private battle with cancer. He was 41. A post on Abloh’s verified Instagram page announced his death, explaining that he battled a rare, aggressive form of cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma for more than two years. “He chose to endure his battle privately since […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 27, 2001 LUDACRIS RELEASED HIS SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM WORD OF MOUF

Word of Mouf is the second studio album by American rapper Ludacris; it was released on November 27, 2001, by Disturbing tha Peace and Def Jam South. It contains the singles, “Rollout (My Business)”, “Area Codes”, “Move Bitch”, and “Saturday (Oooh Oooh!)”. Jason Birchmeier of AllMusic called Word of Mouf a “superstar affair that aims for mass appeal with a broad array of different styles” and enjoyed “witty puns […]

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Women Brawl at Cowboys Game, Concession Stand and Someone’s Face DestroyedCONCESSION CALAMITY

The penalties in the Raiders-Cowboys game were nothing compared to what went down at a concession stand — at least 3 women throwing, and landing, big punches in an ugly brawl. So much for all that Thanksgiving spirit crap … these ladies clearly checked theirs at the door Thursday when they entered AT&T Stadium. From […]

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Woman fires gun at her vagina in cam show crotch shot gone horribly wrong

This probably wasn’t the kind of money shot she was banking on. Georgia webcam model Lauren Hunter Daman, 27, redefined “crotch shot” after discharging a firearm into her vagina during an alleged sex stunt gone awry. The female had shot herself in the vagina accidentally,” paramedic Brittany Rivers reportedly told responding police officers of the […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 26. 2002 THE ROOTS RELEASED THEIR FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM PHRENOLOGY

Phrenology is the fifth studio album by American hip hop band The Roots, released on November 26, 2002, by MCA Records. Recording sessions for the album took place during June 2000 to September 2002[1] at Electric Lady Studios in New York.[2] It was primarily produced by members of the band and features contributions from hip hop and neo soul artists such as Cody ChesnuTT, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Kweli, and Jill Scott. Although […]

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Michael Blackson Boasts ‘Happiest Day Of My Life’ After Becoming U.S. CitizenThe comedian lived in Africa until he was 13.

Michael Blackson was sworn in as an United States citizen on Wednesday (Nov. 24) and the comedian is calling it the “happiest day of my life.” According to TMZ, Blackson, 48, was born and raised in Africa until he moved to New Jersey with his parents at the age of 13. RELATED: Michael Blackson Proposes To Girlfriend During […]

Read More Michael Blackson Boasts ‘Happiest Day Of My Life’ After Becoming U.S. CitizenThe comedian lived in Africa until he was 13.

The new coronavirus variant Omicron raises red flags among scientists — but there are more mysteries than answers about its public threat

A coronavirus variant first detected in South Africa has now spread to several other countries, including Israel and Belgium, prompting a spate of travel restrictions across Europe, Asia, and North America. The new variant, called Omicron, carries a concerning number of mutations that could make it more transmissible or perhaps more likely to cause severe […]

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At least three people wounded in shooting at Durham, North Carolina, shopping mall

Three people were shot and three more injured during a shooting Friday at a packed shopping mall, police in Durham, North Carolina, said. Off-duty Durham police officers were working Friday afternoon inside The Streets at Southpoint mall heard shots coming from within the mall, and called for backup, Durham Police Chief Patrice Andrews said. Responding […]

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Megan Thee Stallion dons thong bodysuit in sultry Instagram snaps

On Wednesday, Megan Thee Stallion, 26, took social media by storm after posing for a few sultry snaps in a thong bodysuit. The 26-year-old rapper was sensational as she showed off her envious curves and style to her 26.5 million Instagram followers. The 26-year-old rapper showed off her best angles in the midriff-baring one-piece from trendy retail store Fashion […]

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Don’t flash cash’: Expert offers safety advice amid ‘smash-and-grab’ robberies Officials believe the robberies may be orchestrated by a wider crime network

A series of dramatic robberies at department stores like Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s have left shoppers and retailers on edge. In one incident on Wednesday, a group of robbers hit the Westfield Topanga Mall outside Los Angeles, reportedly spraying an employee with pepper spray and making off with about $25,000 worth of designer handbags. Earlier this month, a group of […]

Read More Don’t flash cash’: Expert offers safety advice amid ‘smash-and-grab’ robberies Officials believe the robberies may be orchestrated by a wider crime network

After Murders ‘Doubled Overnight,’ the N.Y.P.D. Is Solving Fewer CasesIn the Bronx, where the percentage of murders solved by the police has plunged, one family is waiting impatiently for a day that may not come.

Maria Rosario has an unopened bottle of champagne ready for the day the police finally catch the man who killed her nephew, JayQuan Lewis. Mr. Lewis’s best friend already has an outfit picked out. And Marisol Sanchez, Mr. Lewis’s mother, says she will throw a party outside the local police station: She has a bakery […]

Read More After Murders ‘Doubled Overnight,’ the N.Y.P.D. Is Solving Fewer CasesIn the Bronx, where the percentage of murders solved by the police has plunged, one family is waiting impatiently for a day that may not come.

IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 24, 1992 THE PHARCYDE RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM BIZARRE RIDE 2

Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde is the debut album by American hip hop collective The Pharcyde, released on November 24, 1992 through the Delicious Vinyl and EastWest labels. The album was produced by former group member J-Swift, and features only one guest appearance, provided by little-known Los Angeles rapper Bucwheed (known then as “Buckwheat” from The Wascals). In the years after its release, Bizarre Ride has been hailed […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 23, 1993 DEL THE FUNKY HOMOSAPIEN RELEASED HIS SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM NO NEED FOR ALARM

No Need for Alarm is the second solo studio album by American hip hop musician Del the Funky Homosapien. It was released in 1993 through Elektra Records. Recording sessions took place at Hyde Street Studios in San Francisco and at Chung King House of Metal in New York City. The album spawned the two singles “Catch A Bad One”, and “Wrong […]

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Idris Elba Thought He Was Actually Shot While Filming ‘American Gangster,’ According to Director Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott has stories for days after what has become one of the most legendary directing careers ever. Take for example, what he told the Daily Mail about making American Gangster with Denzel Washington and Idris Elba. Scott talked about how he wanted to add realism to the scene of Washington’s character Frank shooting Elba’s Tango in the head by having […]

Read More Idris Elba Thought He Was Actually Shot While Filming ‘American Gangster,’ According to Director Ridley Scott

New Attraction Is Coming To Times Square

Coming to 160 West 45th Street RiseNY, will open December 15. A first-of-its-kind new attraction that combines museum exhibit galleries with a majestic theme park-style soaring ride where visitors experience the ultimate feeling of flight. Listen to a soundtrack of Taylor Swift’s “Welcome to New York” and Frank Sinatra’s “Theme From New York” to take you on a musical journey. The city’s […]

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Man from Brooklyn accused of hacking into online accounts of Wegmans customers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A man from Brooklyn is accused of hacking into the online accounts of Wegmans customers. The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Maurice Sheftall, 23 of Brooklyn, NY, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with fraud and related activity in connection with computers and wire fraud. Sheftall allegedly obtained the logins and […]

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Egypt to reopen the ancient “Avenue of Sphinxes” centuries after it hosted parades for the gods

Cairo — As Americans looked forward to the time-honored tradition of the Thanksgiving Day Parade, almost 6,000 miles away, Egypt was hoping to revive a tradition of its own, which likely hasn’t been seen in a couple thousand years. The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities was to hold a grand ceremony on Thursday evening to […]

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AFTER BEING IN PRISON 43 YEARS FOR A WRONGFUL CONVICTION, A MISSOURI JUDGE EXONERATES KEVIN STRICKLAND

Less than a week after two Black men were exonerated for the killing of Malcolm X, another Black man is being released from his prison term after serving 43 years. According to NBC News, a judge in Missouri has ordered that Kevin Strickland be released from prison Tuesday for wrongful imprisonment after he served 43 years behind bars. The 62-year-old Strickland has always […]

Read More AFTER BEING IN PRISON 43 YEARS FOR A WRONGFUL CONVICTION, A MISSOURI JUDGE EXONERATES KEVIN STRICKLAND

Woman Who Claimed 8-Year-Old Autistic Daughter Was Missing Has Been Arrested. Her Partner Has Been Charged with Murder.

A Teen Was Behind the Shocking Thanksgiving Murder of a Man Shot to Death in 2017, Police Say Plane Passenger Goes Maskless, Yells ‘Let’s Go Brandon,’ and Gets Arrested in Las Vegas Man Sentenced to Decades in Prison for Role in Murder of Las Vegas Raiders Offensive Lineman’s Brother Missouri Man Who Spent More Than […]

Read More Woman Who Claimed 8-Year-Old Autistic Daughter Was Missing Has Been Arrested. Her Partner Has Been Charged with Murder.

Will Smith says Venus and Serena Williams watching ‘King Richard’ was ‘the worst 2 hours of my life’

Will Smith described showing Venus and Serena Williams “King Richard” for the first time. “It was the worst two hours of my life,” he said.  Smith plays Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams, in the biopic Will Smith was one of the featured guests on “The Graham Norton Show” Friday, during which […]

Read More Will Smith says Venus and Serena Williams watching ‘King Richard’ was ‘the worst 2 hours of my life’

IT WAS ON THIS DATE, NOVEMBER 25, 1987 RUN DMC RELEASED THIER SINGLE CHRISTMAS IN HOLLIS

Christmas in Hollis” is a single by Run-DMC that was included on two 1987 Christmas compilation albums featuring various artists: A Very Special Christmas (A&M 3911) and Christmas Rap (Profile 1247). When Bill Adler first asked Run-DMC to contribute to “A Very Special Christmas”—the first in a series of various artists compilation albums produced to benefit the Special Olympics—they refused. After Bill—who was then […]

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Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Shot in Gun Battle in the BronxThe officers, who were responding to a report of a gun, were expected to survive. The suspect was also shot.

Two New York City police officers responding to a report of a man with a gun were shot in the Bronx during a gun battle with the suspect seconds after they approached him on a building stoop on Wednesday night, according to the police. One of the officers, a woman who has been on the […]

Read More Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Shot in Gun Battle in the BronxThe officers, who were responding to a report of a gun, were expected to survive. The suspect was also shot.

IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 24, 1992 KOOL G RAP & DJ POLO RELEASED THIER THIRD & FINAL STUDIO ALBUM

Live and Let Die is the third and final studio album by the American hip hop duo Kool G Rap & DJ Polo. It was released on November 24, 1992, via Cold Chillin’ Records. The album features guest appearances from Big Daddy Kane, Bushwick Bill, Ice Cube and Scarface. The singles “Ill Street Blues” and “On the Run” both received consistent airplay on Yo! MTV Raps, […]

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Breonna Taylor All Over Again: Jury Acquits Black Man of Second-Degree Murder Charge In Connection With Botched Police Raid That Left His Girlfriend Dead

A jury found a 27-year-old Black man not guilty of second-degree murder in the 2017 death of his girlfriend, who was struck and killed during an exchange of gunfire as police conducted a narcotics raid on a Florida residence, Treasure Coast News reported. Andrew Coffee IV faced six charges in connection with the raid on his […]

Read More Breonna Taylor All Over Again: Jury Acquits Black Man of Second-Degree Murder Charge In Connection With Botched Police Raid That Left His Girlfriend Dead

IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 23, 1999 NAS RELEASED HIS FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM NASTRADAMUS

Nastradamus is the fourth studio album by American rapper Nas, released on November 23, 1999 by Ill Will and Columbia Records. It was originally scheduled to be released as a follow-up composed of material from sessions for his previous album I Am…, also released in 1999.[11] Due to bootlegging of the material, Nas recorded separate songs for Nastradamus to meet its November release date The album […]

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Watch the First Teaser for Peacock’s Dramatic ‘Fresh Prince’ Reboot ‘Bel-Air’

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme sounds much different without DJ Jazzy Jeff behind the turntable.  Peacock has unveiled the first teaser for Bel-Air, the upcoming dramatic reboot of the beloved ‘90s sitcom starring Jabari Banks as the new Will Smith. In fact, the original Fresh Prince narrates the teaser with a dramatic rendition of the original […]

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CT Lab Confirms Marijuana Laced With Fentanyl is a New Public Safety Threat

Inside the Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory, they are looking at drug detection considered so potentially potent, its lab examiners have naloxone on standby. “Detecting fentanyl was not a big surprise to us it was just the manner in which it was found, Michael Rickenbach, deputy director of the chemical analysis section explained. “It was found […]

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New video shows NJ inmate beaten with microwave in ‘disturbing’ attack

Disturbing new video has surfaced showing a group of inmates viciously beating another incarcerated man with a broomstick at a New Jersey lockup — with one of the attackers hurling a microwave at the unconscious victim, according to the clip and his attorneys. The caught-on-camera beatdown at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark left […]

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Sheff G Was Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison After Pleading Guilty to Criminal Possession of a Weapon

Sheff G was recently sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty in connection with a traffic stop arrest earlier this year. As first mentioned by the New York Daily News over the weekend as part of a separate report on a lawsuit against the “Drum Dummy” artist over an August 2020 crash in the Great Neck area of Long Island, Sheff pleaded […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 22, 1994 REDMAN RELEASED HIS SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM DARE IZ A DARKSIDE

Dare Iz a Darkside is the second studio album by American rapper Redman. It was released on November 22, 1994, by Def Jam Recordings. The album debuted at 13 on the US Billboard 200.[1] The album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[2] The album cover features Redman buried in the ground up to his neck, a reference to the cover of Funkadelic’s 1971 album Maggot Brain. […]

Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 22, 1994 REDMAN RELEASED HIS SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM DARE IZ A DARKSIDE

Police seize $500 million in illegal marijuana in a raid in Oregon

(CNN)At a time when legalized marijuana sales are rising nationally, state police in Oregon last week seized 500,000 pounds of illegal marijuana in a bust outside Medford, Oregon, that they estimated had a street value of $500 million, police said. The Oregon State Police Southwest Region (OSP) Drug Enforcement Section team served a search warrant […]

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Hip-Hop Music Video Shoot Interrupted by Gunfire, Multiple People Wounded

A music video shoot ended in gunfire. The New York Post reports that a music video shoot in Midtown Manhattan was interrupted when shots rang out, leaving three men shot. Witnesses and neighbors say the shooting was gang-related. At least ten shots were exchanged between two groups. The shooting took place near the intersection West 38th Street […]

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Boy, 16, dies in second fatal shooting at NYCHA’s Wagner Houses in Harlem in less than a week

A heartfelt memorial sprouted Sunday outside a troubled Harlem NYCHA building where a 16-year-old boy was shot dead — the second slaying at the complex in less than a week. Mourners left photos of Jamere “Benji” Chapman outside the Wagner Houses with notes reading “I love you forever Benji” and “RIP Benji” the morning after […]

Read More Boy, 16, dies in second fatal shooting at NYCHA’s Wagner Houses in Harlem in less than a week