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An aspiring rapper was at the wheel of a Maserati that was involved in a rolling shootout in Las Vegas, police say.

Police are hunting the occupants of a black Range Rover who opened fire on the Maserati as it headed north on Las Vegas Boulevard.

The Maserati's driver, identified by family members as Kenneth Cherry Jr., died after his Maserati slammed into a taxi and burst into flames on the busy Las Vegas strip, 2 blocks from where rapper Tupac was shot.

The taxi driver, Michael Boldon, 62, and his passenger also died, CNN reports.

A passenger inside the Maserati survived the crash.

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Not so blind item

This NBA star can't seem to keep it in his pants. They say he loves his wife, but he's a man who is having difficulty ignoring his primal urges. This NBA star is allegedly linked to a reality TV star who shall remain nameless. The following Blind Item was snatched from a message board that is overrun by bitter jump offs with axes to grind. So take this tea with a grain of salt.

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Guess who

All of these women are high maintenance beauties who go to great lengths to make sure their hair and nails are always on point when they step out in public. The last time I made a post like this some of you had problems guessing the names. This time I will try to make the descriptions a little easier.

1. Let's begin with this reality TV star and mother of one who is struggling to repair her marriage to an NBA superstar (at least publicly). She writes on her Instagram page: "Bob Marley Nail Art hand painted by @naominailsnyc...SICK!!!!!"

What's her name?

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Law and Order SVU Chris Brown and Rihanna

In another case of art imitating life, NBC is set to air a controversial episode of Law & Order: SVU titled "My Funny Valentine", about an abusive celebrity who beats his girlfriend to death.

It's not a stretch to figure out who the characters are portraying in real life. It's just a matter of when will Rihanna end up like the character in the SVU episode.

Law and Order SVU

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Oscar Pistorius freed by court

Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is a free man after being freed on bail by Magistrate Desmond Nair following a four day bail hearing. Pistorius was arrested on charges of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, 29, who he mistook for a burglar.

Nair said Pistorius was not a flight risk and that his prosthetic legs would make a "commotion" if he tried to get through airport security.

"I come to the conclusion that the accused has made a case to be released on bail," said Nair, who added "the state only has circumstantial evidence but that 'does not prevent it being [premeditated murder].

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Osi Umenyiora and Miss Universe engaged

Sorry ladies, if you thought you had a chance to get with NY Giants hunk Osi Umenyiora, you're too late. Osi has been taken off the market for good (or at least until the dopamine wears off).

The handsome New York Giants defensive end and the beautiful Leila Lopes, 26, have only been dating a year before Osi popped the question. And Lopes, Miss Universe 2011, quickly said "yes!"

For those of you who are thinking it's too soon, the couple don't have plans to tie the knot until next year.

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Jesse Jackson Jr Michael Jackson

When bidding on autographs of dead celebrities such as Michael Jackson, the bidder should beware of the massive number of Michael Jackson forgeries being sold or auctioned every day around the world.

Due to the volatility of the stock market, many investors are putting their money into so-called "hard assets" like celebrity autographs that only increase in value over time.

But the increased demand for Michael Jackson autographs has spawned an entire industry of scam artists who seek to benefit from the lucrative sales of fake Jackson memorabilia.

Disgraced former Chicago Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has apparently fallen victim to one auction house in Nevada that deals in fake Michael Jackson memorabilia.

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Volkswagen XL1 Hybrid

Today, Volkswagen revealed the production version of the new VW Beetle, called the XL1, and it's attracting a lot of attention. The new electric and diesel gas-powered hybrid isn't exactly ready to roll down the assembly line (and into your garage) just yet. There are still some details left for VW to work out -- such as the sticker price for this beauty.

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Ja Rule and wife Aisha

Rapper Ja Rule was released from prison today, but he's not exactly a free man. MyFox NY reports that "Ja Rule left an upstate New York prison Thursday morning after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession and headed straight into federal custody in a tax case."

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