Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, Hot 107.9's DJ Beestroh returns to the radio airwaves on Saturday for the first time after Hot 107.9 suspended him without pay.
Beestroh will be on the air from 2-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays starting this weekend. The 34-year-old DJ was suspended by corporate bigwigs in Washington D.C. after his arrest following a shootout outside Velvet Room nightclub last month.
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The two women who were sitting in DJ Beestroh's Mercedes the night he exchanged gunfire with an assailant outside a local nightclub are thanking God they survived the ordeal.
One of the women, Sincerely Ward, star of Bravo's The New Atlanta, was DJ Beestroh's date Sunday night when he deejayed Rick Ross' album listening party hosted by Sean Combs at the Velvet Room in northeast Atlanta.
Still shaken, Sincerely Tweeted about her harrowing experience while her ears were still ringing.
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No bond has been set for Hot 107.9 DJ Beestroh who was shot by DeKalb County police early Monday following a shootout at a local nightclub.
Beestroh, whose real name is Ronald Robinson, 39, was booked into the DeKalb County Jail, authorities told the AJC Thursday.
Beestroh can be heard on weekends on Hot 107.9 and he spins at the Velvet Room where the shootout took place. At the time of the shooting, he was deejaying at rapper Rick Ross' album listening party hosted by Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs.
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A popular radio DJ has been charged with aggravated assault following an alleged "shootout" with DeKalb police at a local nightclub early Monday.
Ronald Robinson, 39, aka DJ Beestroh, was shot in the lower abdomen by police at the Velvet Room, according to a source who witnessed the melee. Robinson is in stable condition, DeKalb police Capt. Stephen Fore told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Beestroh was spinning at a listening party for rapper Rick Ross, hosted by Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs at the Velvet Room, a nightclub in the 3300 block of Chamblee Tucker Road.
“For whatever unknown reasons, it appears that this DJ who was involved in the shooting with some others turned and shot at the officers, and that’s when they returned fire,” said DeKalb Public Safety Director Cedric Alexander, according to the AJC. But friends (who were at the scene) are telling a different story.
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A popular local DJ was wounded during a shootout with DeKalb police during a listening party for rapper Rick Ross at a local nightclub on Sunday.
HOT 107.9 DJ Beestroh was shot by police when he turned his gun on them in the parking lot outside the Velvet Room nightclub in the 3300 block of Chamblee Tucker Road, the Atlanta Journal-Constition reports. Beestroh was arrested before being transported to a local hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound to the leg.
The listening party for Ross, an Atlanta resident, was hosted by rap mogul Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs.
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I know it doesn't seem like it from this recent interview with XXL mag, but rapper Drake really does care what you think about him and his wack music. If he didn't, he wouldn't speak on it, would he?
... as for people's opinions and sh*t like that, it's all good. That's what's going to happen. You know people are entitled to their opinion and it takes a certain type of individual to really come online and give their opinion of your music, positive or negative. I don't know if you do it, but I can't say I've ever gone online and posted underneath someone's song, and be like, 'Dope song, son.' Or, 'That sh*t is wack.' I've never done that before. It's just a certain community of people that really feel like that's their outlet and I know that me and my friends aren't any of them so I don't know who those people are and I can't really take their opinion too close to heart just because I'm not really sure what those people are made of and if their opinion's even valid so I just kind of keep it moving.
And here's what Drake had to say about you pesky photographers always catching him looking like.... himself:
I always get caught in the worst, most unphotogenic poses ever. Now people follow me with cameras and are just clicking away and I always feel like I just look mad different in pictures. I hate seeing pictures of myself online when I'm leaving a spot or whatever. I just always get caught laughing 'cause I'm always outside making jokes or whatever with the people, but I always end up looking so stupid like that's the sh*t that I'm always like, 'Man, I wish that didn't happen,' you know?
Note to Drake: It's not the paparazzi, son. That's how you look every day.