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Former cop who directed docu-film on Bronx Tale star Lilo Brancato calls actor a friend
February 19th, 2018

The New York City Film Festival will debut with a documentary about actor Lillo Brancato, who spent almost ten years behind bars for his part in a crime that resulted in the killing of an NYPD detective. However, in a real-life plot twist, the film was directed by a former New York City cop. Steve…

Los Angeles DA rejects sexual battery case against singer Seal
February 14th, 2018

On Monday, the Los Angeles County D.A.’s office announced singer Seal will not be facing criminal charges in a sexual battery complaint filed in January by his former neighbor. The case — in which actress Tracey Birdsall alleged that the “Kiss from a Rose” star groped her and attempted to kiss her — was declined…

Brother of DJ Khaled fiancée Nicole Tuck shot and killed in Bronx apartment
February 8th, 2018

The brother of the woman who is engaged to hip-hop star DJ Khaled was fatally shot in an apartment in the Bronx. Jonathan Tuck — who is the younger brother of Nicole Tuck, DJ Khaled’s fiancée — was trying to purchase marijuana when someone shot him in the face at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Sunday….

Florida Police arrest man after threatening to kidnap Lana Del Rey
February 6th, 2018

A man in Florida was taken into custody after authorities prevented his attempt to abduct singer Lana Del Rey at her concert in Orlando. Michael Hunt, 43, was arrested on Friday roughly a block away from Orlando’s Amway Arena, where the 32-year-old musician was going to perform that night. Police in Orlando indicated that they…

NYC rooftop rap video shoot by ex gang member ends with 44 arrests

A rap video shoot on a rooftop that was hosted by an infamous New York city hip-hop artist transformed into a real-life drama when the police came and arrested dozens. The shoot that took place on Saturday atop Manhattan’s Baruch Houses was set up by China Mac — a former gang member who served ten…

Suge Knight fiancee Toi-Lin Kelly sentenced to 3-years in prison for violating probation in murder case against Death Row founder
February 3rd, 2018

Toi-Lin Kelly, the fiancee of rap impresario Marion “Suge” Knight was handed a three-year prison sentence Friday for violating terms of her probation from a previous murder case tied to the founder of Death Row records. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Douglas Sortino ruled Friday that the 37-year-old woman had violated probation by selling sealed…

Aspiring Chicago rapper sentenced to over 15 years in prison after brandishing guns in music video
February 2nd, 2018

Aspiring rapper Ricardo Burgos was sentenced to over 15 years behind bars after posing in a music video with firearms despite the fact that he has a prior felony conviction. The video shows the 31-year-old Chicago-based artist who performs under the alias Nation, brandishing two guns as he rapped “about drugs, committing acts of violence and…

Actor Mark Salling found dead from apparent suicide after guilty plea to child porn charges
January 30th, 2018

Actor Mark Salling who pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography last year reportedly died of an apparent suicide at he age of 35. A law enforcement official not authorized to speak publicly said police found Salling hanging in a riverbed area in the Tujunga neighborhood of Los Angeles after a family member reported him…

Authorities arrest attorneys who represented rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight on accessory charges
January 26th, 2018

Two former attorneys for Marion “Suge” Knight arrested By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press Two Los Angeles attorneys who represented former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight were arrested on warrants alleging they were accessories after the fact to a felony, authorities said. The attorneys, Matthew Fletcher and Thaddeus Culpepper, were arrested Thursday by Los Angeles County…

Instagram video leads to arrest of rapper Kodak Black on multiple felony charges including child neglect
January 24th, 2018

Rapper Kodak Black arrested in Florida on multiple felony charges Rapper Kodak Black was taken into custody a few days after a guest at his residence in Florida live-streamed people with marijuana and a firearm around an infant. According to a Broward Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrested the 20-year-old, whose name is Dieuson Octave, after a…