Leukemia takes a friend of the world, Etta James

She was 73.Her longtime friend and manager, Lupe De Leon, first confirmed the news to CNN. “This is a tremendous loss for the family, her friends and fans around the world,” De Leon said. “She was a true original who could sing it all – her music defied category. I worked with Etta for over 30 years. She was my friend and I will miss her always.” Because of her health concerns, James had curtailed her concerts in January... Read More

[VIDEO] CNN’s The Human Factor with Fat Joe

In The Human Factor, we profile survivors who have overcome the odds. Confronting a life obstacle – injury, illness, or other hardship – they tapped their inner strength and found resilience they didn’t know they possessed. This week, rapper Fat Joe opens up to CNN Medical News Senior Producer Ben Tinker about his dramatic weight loss. I was talking to my trainer the other day and he asked, “So when was the last time you were... Read More

50 Cent speaks about never using drungs

Fif speaks with Piers Morgan about why he abstains from using substances. 50 Cent has previously spoken on the fact that he’s never used drugs, but now, he’s explaining why he abstained from illegal substances. During an interview on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight,” Fif opens up about his background, noting that while he sold drugs, he never used them. “I got a chance to watch a lot of my mother’s sisters and brothers at different periods... Read More


Ted Rowlands and Michael Cary CNN Los Angeles, California (CNN) – In the late 90s, two of hip hop’s biggest stars—Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace (aka Biggie Smalls, Notorious B.I.G.) were gunned down six months apart in eerily similar fashions. According to witnesses, both were passengers in vehicles, stopped at busy intersections, but police never received solid leads to arrest a suspect for either of the seemingly targeted... Read More

Man Charged With Murder Of Akon Manager (Screw) in 2004

Police have charged a New Jersey man in connection to the 2004 murder of AKON’s road manager. Robert ‘Screw’ Montanez was gunned down outside a New Jersey bar six years ago after attempting to stop rapper Capone from being robbed of his jewellery. Akon had been filming a promo with Capone at the venue. Montanez was fatally shot twice in the chest. Cops launched an investigation into the murder but witnesses have only recently... Read More

Fourth lawsuit filed against Georgia Bishop

CNN) — A fourth lawsuit has been filed against Atlanta-area pastor Eddie Long, alleging he coerced a 17-year-old into a sexual relationship during a 2005 trip the two took to Africa. The suit — filed, like the others, in DeKalb County, Georgia, State Court — claims Long invited Spencer LeGrande, now 22, on a trip to Kenya. On the first night in Nairobi, Long asked LeGrande to come to his room, where the youth told the pastor... Read More

[NEW MUSIC] N.O.R.E. – Don’t Know What To Do (Big Pun Dedication/Unreleased)

His Speakin’ On The Leak Of His ‘Nutcracker’ Video, Which Was Apparently Hacked From MTV’s Email.  Read More


It will soon be a year from now since the lovely Mitrice Richardson have been missing and sorry to say we had to find her remains as a result. Around this time we’ve post an article about the lovely Mitrice disappearance, I say “lovely Mitrice” because that’s the emotion I sense every time i looked at one of her pictures. Its hard to believe the story the LAPD is reporting about her decease. He pasting leave many questioning... Read More