Chicago rapper Lil Durk plans to turn himself in later Thursday in connection with a shooting outside an iconic Atlanta landmark during Super Bowl weekend.
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Rapper Boosie and a former NFL player were arrested on Monday afternoon in Newnan, GA, following a traffic stop on the outskirts of Atlanta. Sgt. Jeff Bugg with the Coweta County Sheriff's Office pulled over a white Dodge Charger being driven by the rapper for allegedly changing lanes illegally.
Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Mayor Rahm Emanuel expressed their outrage over a "brokered deal" that resulted in the dismissal of 16 felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett on Tuesday.
Homophobic tweets apparently made by 2 Nigerian brothers may be used in Jussie Smollett's defense, according to The Blast. The old tweets were uncovered on a Twitter account used by Abel and Ola Osundairo. Smollett's defense team tells The Blast the statements show the brothers had anti-homosexual sentiments.
R&B singer R. Kelly and his attorney Steve Greenberg had to fight their way through a mob of photographers and reporters outside the Cook County jail after the crooner somehow found $100,000 in cash to pay 10% of his $1 million bond on Tuesday in Chicago.
R. Kelly posted bond after pleading not guilty to sex abuse charges during an arraignment hearing on Monday. Kelly was arrested Friday and charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse of four females, including three minors under age 17. The 52-year-old Grammy winner entered the pleas through an attorney during an arraignment hearing at Leighton Criminal Court in Illinois.
A judge set bond at $1 million for R&B singer R. Kelly at a hearing in Chicago on Saturday. Kelly, 52, was arrested last night on 10 charges of aggravated criminal sex abuse of minors under 17. The judge specified no contact with women under 18 after he posts bond.
Gloria Govan is begging a family court judge to give her back her twin sons with Matt Barnes. The former NBA star filed a restraining order earlier this month, and a judge granted him custody of his sons after Govan was arrested for child endangerment.
Rapper Cardi B's former manager is suing her for $10 million after she signed with the Migos' Atlanta based management team. Cardi's former manager, Klenord Raphael, aka "Shaft", is suing her for defamation and breach of contract.
It looks like rapper Meek Mill will serve out his full sentence behind bars after Judge Genece Brinkley once again denied his request for bail. Meek's chances for release on bail seemed high after evidence surfaced that his arresting officer in 2007 was suspected of corruption.
More details have emerged about the domestic violence incident involving rapper Fabolous and his longtime partner Emily Bustamente. The violence outlined in court papers is much worse than originally reported.
The rapper, whose real name is John Jackson, allegedly knocked out Bustamente's 2 front teeth and threatened to kill her, her father and her brother.