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PRODIGY FROM MOBB DEEP DEAD AT 42

Prodigy, one half of Mobb Deep, has died in Las Vegas … TMZ has learned.

His publicist says he was hospitalized “a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis. As most of his fans know, Prodigy battled the disease since birth.” The publicist added … “the exact cause of death has not been determined.”

Prodigy was in Vegas over the weekend performing with the Art of Rap tour … with Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, and Ice-T … to name a few. Mobb Deep performed Saturday night.

Prodigy and his partner, Havoc, formed Mobb Deep in NYC in the early ’90s. Their biggest hits include “Quiet Storm” and “Shook Ones.” He was 42.

SOURCE: TMZ

Ice Cube Gets a Star on Walk of Fame

Rapper, actor, and movie producer Ice Cube received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday (June 12) in front of the Musicians Institute on Hollywood Boulevard. Cube was joined by N.W.A. members Dr. Dre, DJ Yella, and MC Ren, who posted a photo on his Twitter with the caption, “Congratulations to @icecube getting his star in Hollywood. Today was a good day.”

Ice Cube Gets a Star on Walk of Fame

Ice Cube, whose real name is O’Shea Jackson, first appeared on the scene with the West Coast rap group N.W.A. in the late 1980s. In 1990, he released his first studio album AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted after leaving the group for a solo career.

Cube began his acting career in the 1991 film “Boyz n the Hood,” and later appeared in the hit movie “Friday.” He directed the 1998 film, “The Players Club.” He, later on, switched gears appearing in movies like “Barbershop,” “Are We There Yet?” and the “Ride Along” franchises, which he also produced. He was also a producer of the 2015 N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton.”

Ice Cube Gets a Star on Walk of Fame

Ice Cube, now 47, received the 2,614th star since the completion of the Walk of Fame in 1961 with the first 1,558 stars.

The ceremony comes just three days after the release of the 25th-anniversary edition of his second album “Death Certificate,” which includes three new songs.

SOURCE: VLADTV

CHIEF KEEF ARRESTED BY TSA AGENTS

Cheif Keef is back in trouble with the law in Sioux Falls, South Dakota following a show promoted by Kowabunga Music. Cheif Keef was arrested for attempting to bring marijuana on board his flight after being searched in TSA it was found that he had drugs in his luggage.

CHIEF KEEF ARRESTED BY TSA AGENTS

Keith Cozart, who goes by stage name Chief Keef, who recently released a new mixtape Thot Breaker is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia of marijuana and possession of between two ounces and a half-pound of marijuana. The jail log indicates he was lodged at 9:21 a.m. Monday.

Cozart was arrested at the airport, police spokesman Sam Clemens confirmed. Airport security found two THC edibles and four blunts in his luggage around 8:30 a.m.

Cozart was scheduled to perform June 11 at the Ramkota Hotel, 3200 W. Maple St.

CHIEF KEEF ARRESTED BY TSA AGENTS

Cozart has collaborated with other musicians such as Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa and 50 Cent. His music is featured on the video game “Grand Theft Auto V.” He was dropped from the record label Interscope in 2014, amid reports of lukewarm record sales.

Cozart was arrested on a DUI charge in Miami in April, according to local10.com.

Police said Cozart failed a DUI test, and he told police, “When you find weed in my urine, I’ll just get my attorney to get my marijuana card. You’ll find weed in me,” local10.com reported.

The police report said Cozart had bloodshot eyes and had a cup filled with a drink containing cough syrup, soda and Jolly Ranchers, local10.com reported.

In January, Cozart was arrested on charges he assaulted and robbed his former music producer in California, TMZ reported.

SOURCE: HHO

Blacc Youngsta Arrested in Connection to Young Dolph Shooting

Memphis rapper Blac Youngsta on Tuesday was arrested on felony weapons charges in connection to the Young Dolph shooting in Charlotte during CIAA Weekend. Young Dolph, who was present for the festivities, was on his way to a show when his SUV was lit up with more than 100 rounds of ammunition.

Blacc Youngsta Arrested in Connection to Young Dolph Shooting

Earlier today [May 16th] Youngsta turned himself into police custody in connection with the shooting, although it is not clear to what extent he was involved. A representative for Youngsta had this to say: “Memphis-based rap artist Blac Youngsta has turned himself in on charges filed in Charlotte NC. The warrants served were based on lyrics from rapper Young Dolph’s Bulletproof mixtape. Youngsta will await arraignment while he maintains innocence and no involvement with the incident.”

Blacc Youngsta Arrested in Connection to Young Dolph Shooting

3 charges of “diss weap occ dwell/moving veh,” are listed, each with a bond amount of $15,000. Blac Youngsta, given name Sammie Marquez Benson, was arrested in North Carolina.

The story is still developing.

SOURCE: VLADTV

Phaedra Parks Will Not Return To #RHOA

Get ready for a casting shakeup when “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” returns for season 10.

Phaedra Parks will not be returning to the hit Bravo reality show for the upcoming season, E! News reports. The news of Parks’ departure from the drama-filled show comes just one day after the explosive wrap-up to the season nine reunion special.

At the Andy Cohen-hosted sit-down, it was revealed that Parks, 43, was behind a bombshell rumor that co-star Kandi Burruss and her husband Todd Tucker were planning to drug and rape fellow cast mate Porsha Williams.

During the special, which aired in four parts, Phaedra, Kandi and Porsha went back and forth hurling accusations and denials toward one another, with Phaedra repeatedly denying Porsha’s claims that she had spread the rumor.

After it was clear she would not be escaping her lie, Parks eventually offered up an apology to her fellow housewives. “What more can I do? I apologized already and the person I’m most concerned about is Porsha,” she said on the reunion special. “I’m sorry that it hurt Kandi as well.”

The Georgia lawyer first joined the franchise’s cast in 2010. In 2014, she filed for divorce from her husband – and the father of her two children – Apollo Nida, who is currently serving an eight-year prison sentence for bank fraud. The divorce has since been thrown out, as Nida claimed last December that he had never been served.

Meanwhile, as Parks departs, Kim Zolciak-Biermann will make her return after leaving the show in 2012.

 

SOURCE: WWF

[Video] @itsVain #ImGone

Weed, Loud, Gas, Pot, Grass, Ganga, Blunt, Reefer, Marijuana, Cannabis, 420, Chronic, Mary Jane, Gangster, Rope……

It has many names and just as many highs! Can you relate?

4/20 is National Smokeout Day!

Some consider it the day to celebrate smoking weed while others consider it the day to stop smoking tobacco.

VAIN commemorates this pot lovers day with his “I’m Gone,” Video which takes a spin off on the Cult Classic Friday!

VAIN takes you with him as he goes on a way out trip on some particularly potent Chronic! VAIN along with videographer/director Elroy Isaacs collaborate to give you some trippy visuals teamed right alongside some tricky cinematography, all WITHOUT the help of Green Screen, in Vain’s newest video “I’m Gone.” It’s a real Trip!

Check it out below!!

Charlie Murphy Dies At 57

Charlie Murphy, the beloved comedian, writer and older brother of Eddie Murphy, has died after a battle with leukemia. He was 57.

Charlie Murphy Dies At 57

The funnyman passed away Wednesday morning at a New York City hospital, TMZ reported, citing his manager. He had been undergoing chemotherapy treatment. Murphy earned a tremendous fan base as a writer for “Chappelle’s Show,” on which he frequently appeared in sketches alongside star Dave Chappelle. He had a recurring segment on the Comedy Central series called “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories,” which featured him comically recalling his unfortunate interactions with major 1980s stars such as Prince and Rick James when he was a member of his brother’s crew.

Charlie Murphy Dies At 57
The Prince sketch was particularly memorable and detailed a pick-up basketball game where the pop icon (played by Chappelle) and his team beat Murphy’s.

Prince later revealed the game did in fact take place, telling MTV that “the whupping is true.” Murphy, who was Eddie’s only sibling, teamed up with the “Saturday Night Live” alum as a writer for several of his movies, including “Norbit.” He also appeared in front of the camera for many movie and TV roles outside of his work with Chappelle, including recurring gigs on “Are We There Yet?” and “The Boondocks,” and had a lengthy touring career as a stand-up comic as well.

Charlie Murphy Dies At 57

Murphy’s wife, Tisha Taylor Murphy, died in 2009 after a lengthy battle with cancer. The couple married in 1997 and had two kids together: daughter Ava and son Xavier. Murphy also had another child from a previous relationship.

Murphy’s death rocked the entertainment world and led to an outpour of condolences from many of the comedian’s friends and admirers. “We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time,” Chris Rock tweeted. “Charlie Murphy RIP.” Russell Simmons shared a similar sentiment. “Just came out of meditation and learned that one of my friends and my biggest comedy idol passed,” he wrote. “Damn I loved Charlie Murphy.”

SOURCE: WWF