If I was a PR person and there was one piece of advice I could give high-profile celebrities embroiled in a public scandal it’s this: Y’all have got to stop hiring the same lawyers who famously represented the most despicable people in the world. Sean “Diddy” Combs is currently facing a lawsuit filed by a woman […]
The trial has begun for two men accused of killing Run-DMC legend Jam Master Jay at his recording studio more than 20 years ago, and the prosecution is wasting no time characterizing the defendants as callous, money-hungry criminals who let greed drive them to murder. According to the Associated Press, during opening statements in Brooklyn […]
A judge ruled Wednesday that lyrics written and recorded by Jeffrey Williams, aka Young Thug, can be used against the Atlanta rapper at his upcoming RICO trial. According to Vulture, Williams’ defense team has argued that the use of any of his rap lyrics in court could violate free speech, but Judge Ural Glanville disagreed […]
It has taken several months for a jury to be selected to serve in the “YSL” RICO case involving Atlanta rapper Young Thug, but on Monday, the “Go Crazy” artist’s attorney confirmed that a Fulton County judge would begin seating the jury Wednesday in order to comply with Georgia’s speedy trial law, and now, after […]
In today’s episode of Republicans Sure Can Pick ’em, Can’t They? New York Rep. George Santos—the man who conned his way into Congress by lying about his educational credentials, his work experience as a Wall Street employee, charities he founded, his race and ethnicity, and much more—is facing 10 new federal charges for allegedly stealing the identities of […]
Duane "Keefe D" Davis, who is charged in Tupac Shakur's murder, made his first court appearance but was not arraigned.
We’ve all seen the response on X to the news that Duane “Keefe D” Davis has been arrested in connection with the 1996 murder of Tupac Shakur. Well, someone else has weighed in on the shocking (not to mention decades late) development, and it’s none other than former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight, who, as […]
On Tuesday, Sept. 26, Philadelphia police officer Mark Dial had all charges dismissed in the shooting death of Eddie Irizarry.
French rapper MHD has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after being convicted of murder. According to Deadline, the 29-year-old, born Mohamed Sylla, was found guilty of being involved in the gang-related killing of Loic K in Paris in 2018. Sylla had pleaded not guilty, and throughout his prosecution, he maintained that he wasn’t […]
The “big lie” heard around the world (ad nauseam) is continuing to blow up in Donald Trump‘s rust-tinted face. On Monday, Trump was officially indicted under Georgia’s RICO statute by a Fulton County grand jury over the ex-commander-in-chief’s alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in the Peach State. According to the Associated Press, […]
On July 31, a barrel washed up on the shores of a beach in Malibu. Inside that barrel was the naked body of 32-year-old Javonnta Murphy, who was reportedly a local singer, songwriter, and aspiring rapper in L.A. According to TMZ, Javonnta is also the brother of Jaquan Murphy, one of the five people arrested […]
In the song “The Mask” by the iconic rap group Fugees, the trio repeats the lyrics, “Feds be hawkin’ me, jokers be stalking me. I walk the streets and camouflage my identity.” Booooy, those lyrics hit differently now that it has been confirmed that Fugees emcee Pras Michel was once an FBI informant. According to […]