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Rick Ross Arrested

28 Mar

Rapper Rick Ross, real name William Roberts, found himself taking a picture I’m sure he’d like to pass on…a mug shot. Friday night, the rapper was busted in Louisiana for marijuana possession.

According to TMZ, it was reported that Ross was popped when officers claimed to have detected a strong odor of mary jane coming from his hotel room Continue reading

Drake Almost Arrested In Jamaica

17 Mar

Drizzy Drake broke the law and was almost tossed in the slammer in Jamaica recently. During Mavado’s performance at the Brit Jam Music Festival, he invited Drake to join him on stage and while hyping the crowd, Drake tested out his Jamaican accent and said, “Everywhere me go, me seh Jamaica to the blood clot world.”

According to Miss Info, Drake broke the law by saying “blood clot” which is considered an offensive curse word in Jamaica. The country has an “indecent language” law which prohibits artists from using profanity and offensive language, of which Drake was warned about before hitting the stage.

After he said the word, his security eventually whisked him off stage before he could be apprehended by any officers.

L.A. Judge Orders The Game To Pay $91,000 Jewelry Debt

9 Feb

To be the boss you gotta pay the cost…and I guess The Game wasn’t paying.

According to TMZ:

The Game is officially on the hook … again … this time for $90,999 — after the rapper allegedly failed to pay for some ridiculously expensive custom jewelry he commissioned over three years ago. An L.A. judge handed the order down last week…demanding Game—real name Jayceon Taylor — settle his astronomical balance with jewelry company Lemmerman’s Inc. stat.

According to the original complaint — filed in L.A. last year — Game ordered the following from 2007-2008:

– a 14K white gold 36″ chain with white stones for $15,000
– a 14K yellow gold 36″ chain with yellow stones for $15,000
– a diamond stud for $4,000
– a 14K white gold 5-row bracelet for $17,500
– a 14K yellow gold 5-row bracelet for $17,500
– two other gold “pieces” for $30,000

That’s $99,000 total — and while Lemmerman’s claims Game paid off a huge chunk a few years ago, he hasn’t coughed up a penny since … and now owes the balance plus interest, etc. Calls to Game’s people haven’t been returned.

Trey Songz Hit With $18 Million Dollar Lawsuit For “Bottoms Up”

7 Feb

First no Grammy nods and now this? Damn Trey…

A production company is suing Trey Songz and others (including Kodak) for some major cash over Trigga’s smash single “Bottoms Up.”

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Juelz Santana Turns Himself Into Police

3 Feb

These rappers just don’t seem to learn…obviously being a famous rapper doesn’t mean anything anymore. You break the law, they’re on you! Dipset rapper Juelz Santana turned himself into police yesterday (Feb 2) for a warrant that was issued last month after his studio was raided and busted with drugs and guns.

According to sources, police had been looking for Santana since the Santana Studio in North Bergen, New Jersey was raided on January 20th. According to The Record, Juelz was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm, possession of a handgun without a permit, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

Juelz was not present when the studio was raided, but a Skull Gang associate named Toby “Hynief” Raynor was busted after a ten month undercover investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutors Gang Unit.

“We are hopeful that my Brother will be released tonight,” Jermaine “Twin” James, Santana’s older brother and Manager told AllHipHop.com in a statement. “He is just being processed through the system right now. I posted his bail earlier today.  All computers are currently down at the Prosecutor’s Office,” Twin said.

Two loaded 9mm handguns were found in the studio, along with 17 small bags of marijuana. “Santana was out-of-town at the time of Raynor’s arrest,” added Lynn Hobson, Juelz’ publicist. “We are just looking forward to having this whole situation cleared up.”

Police claim Juelz is a member of the feared Bloods street gang, which according to a recent report on gang activity in New Jersey, is the biggest street gang in the state. Juelz Santana, born Laron James, is currently being held at the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack on $125,000 bail.

Another day, another rapper headed to jail *sigh* what’s new…

Fabolous Sued For Attacking Bus Boy In Atlanta

2 Feb

Rappers can’t seem to stay out of trouble….

According to All Hip Hop, the “You Be Killin’ Em” rapper has been hit with a lawsuit, claiming he and associate beat up a bus boy in Atlanta. The lawsuit was filed on Monday (January 31st) in Fulton County Superior Court, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

According to the complaint, the rapper and a friend struck Octavious Butler without provocation, as he worked at the Fox Sports Grill in Atlanta. Butler claims he was punched and struck in the head with a glass bottle during the altercation with Fabolous and his crony.

The man seeks an undisclosed amount in damages from Fabolous.

Damn this doesn’t look good.

Chris Brown Tries To Lift Rihanna’s Restraining Order

30 Jan

Chris Brown wants to creep a little “closer” to his ex girlfriend Rihanna….well sort of.

The R&B singer appeared in an L.A. courtroom yesterday (Fri. Jan 28) for a probationary progress report hearing in the Rihanna domestic violence case. At the hearing, his attorney Mark Geragos asked the judge to remove the 5-year restraining order set in place 2 years ago when Brown pleaded guilty to assault charges.

Geragos expressed to Judge Schngegg how good his client has been doing over the past couple of years, having completed his court mandated 52-week domestic violence counseling sessions and nearly 600 hours of community labor (out of 1400 hours), and requested that the existing restraining order against Brown be removed.

“It makes it difficult at award shows and such,” Brown’s lawyer explained. Continue reading

Gabourey Sidibe Has a New Boo

10 Jan

Winter equals boo lovin’ season and Gabourey Sidibe showcased her boo this weekend. Gabourey looked ‘precious’ cuddled up next to her boo courtside…get it girl.

 Actress Gabourey Sidibe and her boyfriend (who she refers to as Boyfriend X) were spotted courtside at the Nets vs. Bucks game over the weekend. Gabby has been dating this special guy for about a year and has kept him out of the public eye up until this point.  Last year, she told Harper’s Bazaar “He’s a regular guy working a regular job, and I’m scared to take him anywhere.”

Via Crunktastical

Tiny’s Misdemeanor Drug Charge Dropped

6 Jan

Tiny might not be able to see her hubby the Kaaaang T.I. anytime soon, but at least she won’t have to worry about joining him. The misdemeanor drug charge against Tameka “Tiny” Harris has been dropped. The details still aren’t clear but her best friend, Shamra Rodriguez—who occasionally accompanied Tiny to Arkansas to visit T.I. in prison last year—just tweeted:

Congrats 2 my Sis @TinyMajorMama!! Her 1 California misdemeanor charge was dismissed today!! Yep she’s clear!!

Tiny, 35, and her husband T.I., 30, were arrested on drug possession charges after the Maybach they were riding in was pulled over on Sunset Boulevard in LA on September 1st. Police found several Ecstasy pills on the famous couple.

Shamra Rodriguez is the mom of two members of the OMG Girlz, Lourdes (Lolo) and Bahja. As you know, Tiny manages the OMG Girlz along with her partner Keisha Babi.

T.I. and Tiny ‘Get Busy’ In Prison…and Get Caught

6 Jan

Why can’t Tiny and T.I. beat it like Michael Jackson? According to TMZ, rapper T.I. got in serious trouble with prison officials this weekend—after guards caught T.I.’s wife Tiny giving her man a hand (I don’t mean round of applause) during visiting hours.

 Tiny confirms the two were in a room together during regular visiting hours at Arkansas State Prison, and that’s when the visit got a lil frisky.

According to prison guidelines, inmates are allowed to kiss and embrace at the beginning and at the end of a visit as well as hold hands — but “the inmate’s hands must remain in plain view of Visiting Room staff at all times.”

Tiny says T.I. was immediately reprimanded and sent to a “Special Housing Unit” — which consists of more security and less freedom.

She hasn’t spoken to T.I. since the incident — but she’s hopeful she’ll be allowed to visit again soon. Just remember to keep your hand to yourself Tiny!

Even though this story is crazy, I do love how these two truly ride out for each other, hand jobs in jail and all. They definitely are the reigning Bonnie and Clyde…not sure there’s much competition for that title tho.