The man serving time for the death of pop superstar Michael Jackson is speaking out. In an exclusive interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Dr. Conrad Murray said that he is an innocent man. Read More »
Jennifer Hudson is extending a prayer to the man now convicted of killing her mother, brother and nephew in 2008.
In a statement released to E! Online after Friday’s verdict, the Oscar winner and her sister said they were grateful for the love and support they had received from people all over the world and offered prayers not only for their own family members still struggling with the loss, but for William Balfour and his family as well.
The statement read, in part,
“It is our prayer that the Lord will forgive Mr. Balfour of these heinous acts and bring his heart into repentance someday.”
Hudson broke down in tears in the court room Friday after a Chicago jury delivered a guilty verdict on all counts for Balfour. The 31-year-old faces life in prison when he is sentenced. His attorneys say they will appeal. Read More »
New details regarding the death of pop icon Whitney Houston are emerging following the release of the singer’s full autopsy report. According to the document, a “spoon with a white crystal-like substance on it” and a “white powdery substance” later determined to be cocaine were found in the Beverly Hills hotel room where Houston died on February 11th. Read More »
Wow, first Etta James then Don Cornelius, now Whitney Houston.
The Grammy award winning singer was pronounced dead this afternoon. Read More »
Things in Atlanta are getting crazy. AllhipHop is reporting that Police are seeking an Atlanta rapper in connection with the murder of Slim Dunkin.Â Rapper Young Vito is being sought in connection with the shooting death of Slim Dunkin, who was killed in an Atlanta studio last Friday (December 16).
Police believe Young Vito shot Slim Dunkin in the chest, during an altercation that allegedly started over a piece of candy.
Atlanta police have urged the 28-year-old suspect born, Vinson Hardimon, to turn himself in immediately for his own safety. Read More »
As we told youÂ yesterday, the Hip Hop community lost one of their legendary rappers Heavy D at the age of 44. According to TMZ a call was placed to 911 stating that a man was unconscious in the hallway aroung 11:00 a.m. Whenever paramedics finally arrived Heavy D was reportedly responsive and even speakingÂ but was stillÂ rushed to a nearby hospital where he was soon after pronounced dead. Cops are continously investigating this death and have said that there were no signs of any foul play. Check inside for the update.
“Heavy D had just returned from shopping and walked up some stairs when he began having trouble breathing. Adam Mills, a designer who was in the building and knew Heavy D, found him leaning against a railing and clearly in distress. Adam tells us he cradled Heavy D in his lap as others called 911. Adam says Heavy D was conscious and said to him, â€œI canâ€™t breathe, I canâ€™t breathe.â€ When paramedics took Heavy D to the hospital he had a pulse. People in the building are saying he died of a heart attack, but we have not been able to confirm that. Law enforcement sources tell us â€¦ no foul play was involved and so far they only know the cause of death was â€œmedical.â€
Dwight Arrington Myers was born in 1967 in Jamaica and with his group â€˜Heavy D & The Boyz,â€™ he reached fame with his 1987 Uptown Records release â€˜Livinâ€™ Large.â€™ Heâ€™s most recognized as rapping the theme songs for the hit shows â€˜In Living Colorâ€™ and â€˜Mad TV,â€™ as well as being featured on the song â€˜Jamâ€™ with Michael Jackson. Heâ€™s had featured acting roles on â€˜The Tracy Morgan Show,â€™ Cider House Rules,â€™ â€˜Lifeâ€™ with Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence, â€˜Bones,â€™ â€˜Boston Public,â€™ and most recently having a cameo role in the movie â€˜Tower Heist,â€™ which hit theaters last Friday.
We last seen Heavy D at the Â BET Hip Hop Awards last month where he performed some of his old hits and looked absolutely fine as he lit up the stage and hyped fans. Once again our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends. R.I.P Heavy D!
One ofÂ the greatest boxing champs of our time, Joe “Smokin” FrazierÂ has died from complications of liver cancer at the age of 67. Joe was best known for beating Muhammed Ali in the famous 1971 “Fight of the Century”. Please check inside for a look at the life of this boxing legend. Read More »
I Ain’t Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac, will be the name of the independent documentary thatÂ illustrates the career and life of comedic legend Bernie Mac. The North American rights to the film were picked up my Image Entertainment and is said to feature many of Bernieâ€™s famous friends such as Zoe Saldana, Samuel L. Jackson, Cameron Diaz and Chris Rock. The film is also to include never before seen footage of early Bernie Mack when he first started his career and intimate moments with family and friends. Read More »
Sad news Apple says the company’s co-founder Steve Jobs has died. Many of hip-hop and R&B’s biggest stars took a little time out of their day Wednesday to pay their respects to Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs. Both Diddy and Snoop Dogg sent out an “RIP” tweet, while Q-Tip wrote that he will always remember Jobs as a “genius.” Black Eyed Peas rapper will.i.am wrote that kids should look up to Jobs, noting that the world needs “more innovators.” While Alicia Keys didn’t specifically address Jobs, she tweeted shortly after his passing that she’s sending her “blessings 2 any1 whose lost some1 they love.” Read More »