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No longer content with crafting hits for artists such as Monica Brown and Usher, music producer Rico Love is going the route of other music producers-turned-artists. Love's first attempt at recording a solo album was in 2007. Crooner Usher Raymond, who signed the 31-year-old songwriter to his US Records, encouraged Love to stick to what he knows best: songwriting and producing. But Love didn't listen.

Today, Love released the new music video for his hit single "He Got Money" featuring Ciara's baby daddy, Future on auto-tunes. Watch the video after the break.

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Crystal Franklin Georgia Gwinnett College police have arrested a mother who allegedly locked her child in a hot car that was parked in 'direct sunlight."

Channel 2 Action news reports an arrest warrant was issued for Crystal Franklin, 28, who allegedly locked her 6-year-old child in a sweltering car on the campus in Lawrenceville, GA on Friday.

The arrest warrant obtained by Channel 2 Action News states, "child might reasonably be expected to be injured, as follows: hyperthermia due to locking child in vehicle with outside air temperature of 90 degrees in direct sunlight."

No status was given on the child's condition. Lawrenceville, GA is located about 33 miles northeast of Atlanta.

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