Bill Cosby’s trial for his alleged sexual assault of a Temple University employee that he once mentored will begin in June. Reports Page Six: Prosecutors, defense lawyers and Montgomery County judge Steven O’Neill put the finishing touches on the June 5 trial which will import jurors from Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, to Norristown. O’Neill said he hopes to do the jury selection in late May. The comic icon Cosby, 79, is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting an employee from his alma mater Temple University at his house in 2004. According to reports, the jury is made up of individuals from the Pittsburgh area, but they will be sequestered in Philadelphia. Cosby’s lawyers have gone to extremes to avoid jury… Read entire story.
Remy Ma boasted that she responded in 48 hours on “ShEther,” her blistering lyrical chopper spray at Nicki Minaj. Two days later, and all we’ve gotten from Ms. Minaj is deleted tweets toward Trey Songz and more Instagram posts. There are those—mostly “Barbs”—who feel that Nicki Minaj need not respond. That’s not how this Hip-Hop ish works. You want to be the Queen of Rap, you better handle your business when someone worthy comes for your neck. That said, there are those who say Remy isn’t worth a response since her bank account allegedly pales in comparison to the YMCMB Barbie’s. Again, that’s not how this Hip-Hop ish … Read entire story.
The 2017 Oscars red carpet was lit with Black Excellence. We’re not even going to clown Halle Berry, too much. However, let’s keep in mind that despite Obama being an excellent Black president, the majority of the nation…well actually, the electoral college went the polar opposite. Which means the Oscars will probably be lily white next year. But for now, let’s relish in the Black Excellence. Also, Denzel Washington should have won, again. But at least Mahershala Ali and Viola Davis got their Oscars. See who slayed on the red carpet, for the culture, below and on the following … Read entire story.
Tyrese Gibson has paid his dues. Having gone from a Coca-Cola commercial star, to a successful singer to a star actor, the current pastor on Lee Daniel’s new show, Star, Tyrese has earned everything he’s living for now. Today (Feb. 13), the “Sweet Lady” singer checked into The Breakfast Club and delved into many subjects and revealed his more political side. Chopping it up with the morning trio, Tyrese touched on many things including his feelings on Chrisette Michele performing at Trump’s inauguration, having ghostwriters in the studio, and saying that your favorite rapper might be gay. Here are the 9 things we learned about Tyrese on The Breakfast Club. — Photo: Power 105 The post… Read entire story.
Struggle rapper supreme Soula Boy is facing felony gun possession charges. It turns out possessing the Mini Draco AR-15 he has flaunted on Instagram is illegal in California—go figure. But that’s just a portion Draco’s alleged stupidity (hey, it is what it is). One of the guns found in his home when it got searched by the police after his recent arrest turned out to be stolen. But but wait it get worse. Per TMZ, the stolen gun was pilfered from a cop car. Bruh… In total, SB was charged with possession of an assault weapon, being a felon in possession of… Read entire story.
One of the most infamous names of Hip-Hop lore is Haitian Jack. Benny Boom is working on a miniseries about the man born Jacques Agnant. Tupac dissed his former associate on “Against All Odds,” calling him a snitch and saying he was involved in the Quad Studio’s shooting. Jack, a club promoter also known as a street guy from Brooklyn, has also been dogging another former associate, Jimmy Henchman, in the press ever since his release from prison. Now Jack’s story is to be told in an eight-part miniseries. Director Benny Boom (All Eyez On Me), writer Alan Wenkus (Straight Outta Compton), and Ted Field (Radar Pictures and… Read entire story.
Jhené Aiko’s been in the game a lot longer than most people know, but when her hit “Maniac” dropped not too long ago it caused quite a stir and got her undivided attention from a gang of new fans. Today the vegan artist who made “hop on that d*ck like a maniac” a popular saying stopped by The Breakfast Club to speak about Big Sean being an inspiration for her hit, being a nymphomaniac, and her ethnicity. Here are the 10 things we learned from Jhené Aiko on The Breakfast Club. Photo: Instagram — Photo: Power 105 The post 10 Things We Learned From Jhené Aiko On The Breakfast Club appeared first on Read entire story.
Podcaster Taxstone has been arrested on gun charges connected to the infamous Troy Ave shooting at Irving Plaza last May. He was arrested in Brooklyn on Monday (Jan. 16) According to NBC News, Taxstone, born Daryl Campbell was picked up without incident on a federal warrant. The host of the Tax Season podcast was wanted for being a felon in possession of firearm while NYPD was looking for him due to his involvement in the shooting. Shortly after the incident, which went down at a T.I. concert, many speculated it was Taxstone seen running away as Troy Ave licked off shots in his direction. As for Troy Ave, he got shot, again, at the end of 2016 while sitting in his Maserati in Brooklyn—and dropped … Read entire story.
Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill are kaput, but details as to what went wrong have been scarce. A new report says an epic fight during her birthday trip to Turks and Caicos is what led to their separation. Reports TMZ: Sources close to the ex-couple tell us … they weren’t getting along in Turks and Caicos, because he was hanging with friends and not paying attention to her. She went nuts on him, he got pissed and left the island without her, and she said, “Screw this,” and ended the relationship. Just that simple. There are reports Meek had been cheating with a woman… Read entire story.
The adidas Originals “OG” NMD with the Primeknit upper was a sleeper smash when it initially dropped in late 2015. After much demand, the brand confirms a proper re-release will arrive on Saturday, Jan. 14. The now familiar silhouette features a black upper, a white BOOST midsole, along with the blue and red tabs/plugs. Originally $170, this time around they’ll run you $180. However, the trick will be nabbing a pair considering you can bet they’ll be limited, and the hypebeasts have their eyes on them. See more pics on the flip. — Photo: adidas Originals The post adidas Originals Confirms Re-Release Of “OG” NMD appeared first on Hip-Hop Wired. Read entire story.
Last night (Dec. 30), a shooting outside a Meek Mill concert in Connecticut left two people dead. Reports ABC News: Police in the town of Wallingford — about 14 miles north of New Haven — said the concert appeared to be winding down when shots were fired outside the Oakdale Theater. Police did not explicitly tie the shooting to the concert or Meek Mill, whose real name is Robert Williams. The two males who survived the shooting have non-life threatening injures and were transported to Hartford Hospital and Yale New Haven Hospital, Wallingford Police Lt. Cheryl Bradley told reporters. Lt. Bradley did not… Read entire story.
LeBron James laced up his latest signature sneakers, the Nike LeBron 14, yesterday against the Golden State Warriors. King James’ Cleveland Cavaliers got the win, and the new kicks look more aesthetically pleasing off the rip than his last couple of shoes. Per Sneaker News, the Nike LeBron 14 features maximum volume Zoom Air units, a dual-zone composite upper and a dynamic midfoot strap. Of course, this is the Christmas colorway seen here. Let us know you think in the comments. More photos on the flip. — Photo: Nike/SneakerNews The post LeBron James Debuted The Nike LeBron 14 On Christmas [Photos] appeared first on Hip-Hop Wired. Read entire story.