Rapper 50 Cent let his entrepreneurial side kick in during the snowy weather. While the rest of us stayed in doors or tried to find someone to shovel out our cars and driveways.. 50 decided to start a new business venture, he tweeted “I’m going out to shovel snow and see if I can make me a few extra dollars today”.. 50 charged customers 100 per job and little extra if you wanted to take his picture. You have to appreciate his hustlers ambition, very motivating!Read More
He’s not the first, nor is he the last. Yet, Trick Daddy is the most recent artist to come up on the wrong side of an IRS investigation. Turns out the legendary Miami rapper owes quite a few dollars to the feds. And by a few dollars, try $157,000 in back taxes from money he’s earned since roughly 2002. This only adds on to the list of financial speed bumps Trick has been experiencing as of late.
In addition to the tax troubles, Trick’s $320,000 home in Miami was sold last October, after a bank foreclosed on it in May.
The government has placed several liens against the rapper, who recently released his autobiography Magic City: Trials of a Native Son.
A lien was filed against Trick and his wife in September for $85,366 for money he earned in 2007, 2008 and 2009, while another one in July was filed in $16,709 for revenue earned in 2006.
Earlier this year, the government announced there has been of an undercover unit for years which was designed to investigate athletes and rappers and their money. As if no other type of celebrities have money trouble.Read More
Sharper than your neighborhood barber/Doctor told mama she had a star through the ultrasound…
After assuring the world what happened at S.O.B.’s was an isolated incident, it is back to business for Young Chris. With trouble on his mind, Chris explains damn near every thing plaguing his mental at the moment. Hard times often lead to good music. Such is the case here.Read More
Could aÂ Chris Brown andÂ Justin Bieber duet be debuting the near future? According to Chris, the two have joined forces for a new song set to premiere early next year.
Brown tweeted a note about the collaboration viaÂ Twitter on Christmas Day, writing, “ME and @justinbieber got a BANGER/SMASH record for all the fans out there at the top of the NEW YEAR!!! 2011 #BREEZYTAKEOVER”
It’s unclear whether the new pairing would for Brown’s next album or Bieber’s. Chris Brown’s new single titled “Look At Me Now” featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes will be dropping on New Year’s Eve.Read More
Floyd Mayweather Jr. unleashed a nuclear verbal attack on a guard inside his Vegas community last weekend — all because the guy didn’t recognize him … and TMZ has obtained the footage.
It all went down Sunday December 19 around 4 AM — when Floyd drove up to the main gate and the security guard asked him for ID.Â That’s when Mayweather went ballistic — screaming, “Let me in my mother f**king house!!! You know who I am man … let me in my house!!!”
Mayweather continues, “Stop giving me a hard time … you don’t give Maloof a hard time … you don’t ask him for ID when he comes.”Â During his tantrum — Floyd also references aÂ prior incident with security in which the boxer was accused of battering one of the guards during a parking dispute … saying, “I had a problem here before when the security lied and said I touched him and I didn’t!”
Floyd eventually got out of the car, went into the guard shack and opened the gate himself.Â The tape has been turned over to cops — and the footage may be used in the battery case to show Floyd has it in for the guards.Read More
It turns out Lil Mama received a lump of coal from a New York crowd before Christmas Day. On December 23, the New York Native attended Chris Brown’s All Black Extravaganza as special guest at Webster Hall. Things started off fine with the crowd open towards her presence, but the mood quickly turned for the worse.
Nearly almost the moment she began to freestyle, the crowd pelted a heavy coat of boos in her direction prompting her to issue this on-the-spot statement.
“Excitement comes in so many different forms. Once you lose something that’s pure and as deep as your mother, nothing can faze you. Nothing! I love yall. I have love for your no matter what. This where I hail from. And the same niggas that hate me made me great, B.”
Known more recently for her off the mic actions – her unplanned stage crashing at the 2009 VMA’s and judge on America’s Best Dance Crew – is rumored to be recording a new album which will be the follow up to 2007′s VYP: Voice of the Young People.Read More
Turk called into a local New Orleans radio station last week and spoke on the forever remembered Magnolia Shorty and ask New Orleans to STOP the Violence. Magnolia Shorty introduced Turk to Cash Money Records and he was later signed and joined the group “Hot Boys.”
Exactly a week has passed since the New Orleans Hip-Hop community was stunned with the double murder of Magnolia Shorty and Jerome “Man Man” Hampton. The healing process, however, has already begun. Last night, a memorial concert of sorts was held in the city’s Club Red Velvet.
The show, which included performances from artists such as: 5th Ward Webbie, Rude Jude, Kourtney Heart and others, was thrown to assist in raising money for Shorty’s family. On Thursday, December 30 at Fifth African Baptist Church, Cash Money’s second female artist will be laid to rest at a funeral which will almost surely bring out hundreds of members of the community.
In regards to her actual murder, details are still being gathered. Those with any info are encouraged to contact the local police department. In the meantime, however, the family has established the Renetta Lowe Memorial Fund in her memory. Donations may be given to Capital One banks at the bank account #5626134485.Read More
CNN has just confirmed with soul singer Teena Marie’s, Manager Mike Gardner that she has Â passed away. The singer known for her soulful hits such asÂ “Lovegirl” and her lengendary duet with Rick James has passed away in her sleep on Christmas at the age of 54. Marie was scheduled to play the Fox Theatre in Atlanta on New Yearâ€™s Day.
Sheila E was one of the first to tweet information about her death:
“Her daughter found her in her bedroom already passed. she had seizers prior too this passing. please pray for her familyÂ ”
Soul singer Ron Isley also verified the death via twitter.
Born Marie Christine Brockert, Teena Marie rose to prominence in the late 70s and 80s, striking a musical and personal partnership with funk legend Rick James. She released 13 studio albums, six of which went platinum on the US R&B chart. Two of her albums went platinum, and six altogether were gold.
Marie’s biggest hit came in 1984 with her single ‘Lovergirl,’ which peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
StoryÂ developing…Read More