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Darian Lewis, a popular Houston DJ, known as DJ D Baby, died after falling from a balcony of a high-rise apartment building last week.

Lewis reportedly fell from a balcony on the 13th floor and landed on the 9th-floor pool deck on July 4. Lewis was transported to a hospital, where she died Wednesday.

The police investigation is ongoing, however Lewis' death was ruled accidental, according to The Daily Beast.

In a Facebook post, Lewis' girlfriend, Nishia Jackson revealed she was on the balcony when Lewis fell.

Jackson denied accusations that she caused Lewis' death. "There's no way I could have pushed her over the edge," Jackson wrote, adding that Lewis "was only able to get over because she climbed on to the furniture.

"I would have literally had to pick her up & throw her over which is absolutely absurd! WE WERE NOT FIGHTING!"

Lewis' mother, Terri Lewis, confirmed her daughter's death in a Facebook post on Wednesday. She wrote, "My youngest and only daughter has transitioned. please pray for the family, my heart is heavy and broken."

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Ivana Trump's death is determined to be accidental, according to an autopsy report released on Friday. She died as a result of "blunt impact injuries to the torso."

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A law enforcement source told Fox News that police responded to a call from someone requesting a wellness check because he hadn't seen her in a while.

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According to the NYPD, Ivana Trump was found unresponsive at the bottom of the stairs just after 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ the autopsy was completed on Friday.

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In a post on his social media platform, Truth Social, former President Donald Trump remembered his first ex-wife as a "wonderful, beautiful, and amazing woman, who led a great and inspirational life."

"Her pride and joy were her three children, Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric," he wrote. "She was so proud of them, as we were all so proud of her."

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Ivana and Trump married in 1977 and divorced in 1992 after Trump had an extramarital affair with socialite Marla Maples.

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Ivana is pictured with her children (L-R): Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump in a photo dated September 21, 2015.

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Ivana Trump, ex-wife of former President Donald Trump, has died of a cardiac arrest at age 73, the family told ABC News on Thursday.

Ivana Trump is mother to Trump's eldest children, Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric.

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"Our mother was an incredible woman — a force in business, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty, and caring mother and friend," the family said in a statement.

"Ivana Trump was a survivor. She fled from communism and embraced this country. She taught her children about grit and toughness, compassion and determination. She will be dearly missed by her mother, her three children and ten grandchildren."

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Paramedics responding to a call for a cardiac arrest found an unresponsive 73-year-old woman in the Upper East Side apartment where Ivana Trump lived just after 12:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a statement from the FDNY.

In a post on his social media platform, Truth Social, Trump remembered Ivana as a "wonderful, beautiful, and amazing woman, who led a great and inspirational life."

"Her pride and joy were her three children, Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric," he wrote. "She was so proud of them, as we were all so proud of her."

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Oprah Winfrey's father, Vernon Winfrey, has died following his battle with cancer, News Channel 5 reported. He was 88.

Vernon owned a barber shop in East Nashville and worked as a city councilman before retiring.

His death comes days after Oprah celebrated him on the 4th of July, which she dubbed, "Vernon Winfrey Appreciation Day."

In an Instagram video, Oprah said her father had no idea that the celebration was for him. He thought it was going to be a Fourth of July party.

Oprah's pal Gayle King then panned the camera to show tables stocked full of barbecue chicken and hamburgers. Then she showed Vernon, who was given his own barber chair to sit in.

Oprah captioned the Instagram post, "Giving my father his "flowers" while he's still well enough to smell them. Happy 4th of July as you gather with your family and friends. Remember to celebrate each other."

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Officials are investigation the sudden death of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson. He was 26.

Baltimore Police responded Tuesday to a 911 call about an unresponsive person at a home in the 400 block of Ilchester Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found medics performing CPR on the unresponsive athlete.

"Ferguson never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead on the scene by medics," Baltimore Police spokeswoman Niki Fennoy said in a statement.

Police do not suspect foul play and are not ruling out the possibility of a drug overdose.

The average price of homes in the neighborhood where Ferguson died is $129,000, according to Zillow.com.

Ferguson played college football at Louisiana Tech University. He was a third-round NFL draft pick and 85th pick overall in 2018.

Ferguson attended the Ravens' three-day mandatory minicamp last week before suffering a sprained ankle, according to coach John Harbaugh.

"We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson," the Ravens said in a statement on Wednesday. "He was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and infectious personality. We express our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon's family and friends as we mourn a life lost much too soon."

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Los Angeles-based drill rapper MoneyGang Vontae was killed by a Bronx robbing crew after he flashed cash and jewelry on Instagram.

MoneyGang Vontae, real name Avanti Frowner, posted flashy photos of himself on Instagram while visiting the Bronx, New York with a friend on Thursday. Vontae also dropped his location in his posts.

He captioned his final post, "I got used to counting so much money I got paper cuts!!"

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A robbing crew lurking on his timeline tracked him down and followed him into a pharmacy on Thursday.

The goons stripped his clothes off of him, beat him with an umbrella, then shot him multiple times before snatching his prized gold chain with his rap name, "Moneygang Vontae" spelled out in diamond chips.

The shocking crime was caught on the pharmacy's surveillance video.

Police say the crew approached Vontae and a friend inside the pharmacy and asked if they wanted to buy weed. When they declined, the five thugs demanded his gold chain and other personal property.

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Store video shows several men piling on top of a nearly shirtless Vontae near the back of the pharmacy, as frightened employees fled down the back stairs.

One thug picked up an umbrella and beat Vontae while another man stripped his pants off of him.

As Vontae crawled behind the pharmacy counter, a robber wearing a white tee and a white durag shot him several times, killing him.

One of the thugs snatched his gold chain off his neck before fleeing the store.

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The NYPD released images of the 5 men seen on store surveillance video.

Vontae's friend, who was not harmed, returned to their hotel and told the desk clerk that Vontae had been killed.

Vontae is the latest drill rapper to die from gun violence. On Friday, Chicago drill legend FBG Cash, 31, was shot 13 times and pronounced dead in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

FBG Cash, real name Tristan Hamilton, was a member of the Chicago "Fly Boy Gang", also called the Clout Boyz or "Tooka gang." The best known FBG member, rapper FBG Duck, born Carlton Weekly, 26, was gunned down in the city's Gold Coast neighborhood in August 2020.

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Chicago drill legend FBG Cash was shot and killed early Friday morning, according to reports.

Cash, 31, and a woman were shot in a car at 5:32 a.m. in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the 1600 block of West 81st Street, Chicago police said.

Police say a black four-door sedan, possibly a Cadillac, approached their vehicle and an unknown assailant got out and opened fire. The shooter then got back in the Cadillac and sped away.

Cash was transported to Christ Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The female victim, 29, was treated at the hospital for gunshot wounds to the left arm and upper back, police said. She is listed in serious condition.

FBG Cash was a well-known affiliate of the late rapper FBG Duck, who was killed in drive-by shooting in Chicago's affluent Gold Coast neighborhood in August 2020.

Cash was signed to Sony Records and had a baby on the way with his girlfriend.

In a video live-streamed several days ago, Cash tells his opps to "pull up on me" after dissing Lil Durk's brother DThang who was killed outside a Chicago nightclub in June 2021 at age 32.

Cash previously dissed King Von who was fatally shot outside a hookah bar in Atlanta on Nov. 6, 2020.
 

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Sports Illustrated reports South African boxer Simiso Buthelezi has died after suffering a ruptured blood vessel in his brain. He was 24.

Buthelezi became disoriented during a WBA African lightweight title fight against Siphesihle Mntungwa on Sunday, Eurweb.com reports.

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Seconds into the 10th round, Buthelezi knocked Mntungwa between the ropes. When Mntungwa (center) got to his feet, the referee instructed the boxers to continue, but Buthelezi turned to the ref and squared up. He then walked toward a corner of the ring and began shadow boxing an invisible opponent.

The referee then stopped the fight and Mntungwa won by TKO (technical knockout).

Buthelezi was taken to King Edward VIII Hospital in Durban, South Africa, where he was placed in a medically-induced coma to relieve pressure on his brain from a hemorrhage.

Boxing South Africa confirmed his death in a statement on Tuesday:

"It is with great sadness for Boxing South Africa and the Buthelezi family to announce the passing away of Mr. Simiso Buthelezi, who passed away last night on June 7 in hospital in Durban," the statement says, per CBS Sports. "Towards the end of his bout, Mr Buthelezi collapsed and was taken to hospital and it was discovered that he suffered a brain injury which resulted in internal bleeding. At the hospital, Mr Buthelezi was given the best care possible but he succumbed to the injury."

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Video model Pasha Bleasdell, best known for appearing in Nelly's "Hot In Herre" video, has died at age 38.

Director X revealed Pasha died on June 4 from a brain tumor.

He wrote in an Instagram post:

"I've put her in a million videos and spent just as much time hanging out. She was always genuine and cool. Never brought drama to set of life. You never know when the last time you speak to some one [sic] will be the last time you speak. I hold on to my memories of you with love. Rest in Power Pasha."

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In addition to appearing in Nelly's video, Pasha also appeared in music videos for R&B singer Donnell Jones' "Where I Want To Be," dancehall rapper Sean Paul's "Gimme the Light," and many more.

Celebrities such as rapper Busta Rhymes sent their condolences on Twitter. "This is terrible!!! Rest Easy Queen Pasha," he tweeted.

Another fan left a comment under Director X's post, "My heart is broken."

A third person wrote, "OMG I CANT BELIEVE IT!!! She was such a sweetie and so much fun."
 

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Music producer Metro Boomin is mourning the loss of his mother Leslie Joanne Wayne. She was fatally shot by her husband, who then killed himself in a murder-suicide.

Police found Leslie's body outside of the Atlanta area on Friday night, TMZ reported. She was killed by her husband, not Metro's father, who then turned the gun on himself.

Fans and friends sent messages of support to the producer on social media. Fellow producer and rapper, Mike WiLL Made-It wrote: "Prayers for my brother @MetroBoomin."

In a sit-down interview with The FADER in 2016, Metro Boomin said his mother was his biggest inspiration.

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"My name is Leland Tyler Wayne. My mom wanted to give me a name where, no matter what I wanted to do, I'd be able to do it. An astronaut. President. Whatever. Leland Wayne."

He said she drove him 17 hours from their home in St. Louis to Atlanta so he could make beats for rapper OJ Da Juiceman.

In the same interview, Leslie said the absence of Metro's father is what caused her to strongly support his musical aspirations. "I knew that he was hurting so much, which is part of what made me support him so much in the music."

Metro's hip-hop career took off after he produced rapper Future's hit single "Karate Chop" which led to more work with bold name rapper Gucci Mane and, later, Drake, Kanye West, Young Thug, Migos, 21 Savage, and more.

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An arrest warrant has been issued for a 33-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of mixtape rapper Trouble DTE, aka Skoob (pictured left).

The 34-year-old rapper was shot multiple times while sitting in a car hours after performing at a nightclub early Sunday. Trouble was allegedly killed in a dispute over a woman.

The news was announced by Trouble's ex-girlfriend Alexis Sky who said he was shot while visiting a friend.

Trouble's sister confirmed the news on social media on Sunday.

The Rockdale County Sheriff said a warrant has been issued for suspect Jamichael Jones, of Atlanta.

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Trouble, real name Mariel Semonte Orr, grew up in the Edgewood neighborhood of Atlanta. He began rapping at age 14 and collaborated with rappers such as Pu$ha T, Killer Mike, Migos, and YFN Lucci.

His debut mixtape in 2011 included the song "Bussin,'" which featured rappers Yo Gotti, Waka Flocka Flame and Trae tha Truth on the remix.

The mixtape was ranked number 23 on Complex magazine's 25 Best Mixtapes of 2011. Trouble was named one of Complex magazine's list of "15 New Rappers To Watch Out For" in 2011.

In 2017, Trouble signed a record deal with music producer Mike WiLL Made-It's independent record label Ear Drummer Records and a distribution deal with Interscope Records.

Despite his local success, Trouble was not well-known beyond the Atlanta market.
 

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Dan Hutchinson was identified by police as the man shot and killed in Oak Park, Michigan on Wednesday, June 1.

Hutchinson, 47, is the well-known owner of Hutch Jewelry in Detroit.

According to FOX 2, a man approached Hutchinson after he closed his store and shot him multiple times as he sat in a GMC Yukon on Greenfield Road between 8 and 9 mile.

The gunman fled on foot but was later taken into custody by police. Hutchinson was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

News video footage from the scene shows the bullet-riddled GMC Yukon parked outside a closed pawn shop. The shooting occurred about a mile from Hutch Jewelry.

As the news spread on social media, grieving employees of Hutch Jewelry gathered at the scene to console each other.

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Rappers and clients paid tribute to the man they affectionately called "Hutch the Jeweler" in posts on social media.

Hutch Jewelry is a family-owned business founded in the 1990s. Hutch provided high-quality gold and diamond jewelry to clients including rapper Rick Ross, boxer Adrien Broner, R&B singer Jacquees, and other artists.

Oak Park police ask anyone with information to contact them at (248) 691-7511 or (248) 691-7513.
 

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Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Sylvester Barber III was found dead in his Frisco, Texas apartment on Wednesday, June 1. The cause of death is not known. He was 38.

Police conducted a welfare check after a report of a water leak at the residence. Officers forced their way into the apartment and discovered the body.

"Frisco Police responded to a welfare concern at an apartment believed to be leased by Marion Barber," police spokesperson Joshua Lovell said.

The Collin County Medical Examiner's Office also responded "to the location to investigate an unattended death," authorities confirmed.

The Cowboys announced Barber's death in a statement on Wednesday:

"We are heartbroken by the tragic death of Marion Barber III. Marion was an old school, hard-nosed football player who ran with the will to win every down. He had a passion for the game and love for his coaches and teammates. Our hearts go out to Marion's family and friends during this difficult time."

Barber was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played six years in the NFL between 2005 and 2011.

He was a Pro Bowler in 2007 and last played for the Chicago Bears in 2011. His father was Marion Barber, Jr., a running back who played for the New York Jets from 1982 until he retired in 1988.

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NFL 1st round draft pick Jeff Gladney and his girlfriend, Mercedes Palacios, were killed in a fiery car crash in Dallas early Monday morning.

The Arizona Cardinals cornerback was driving a white Mercedes G-Wagon with his girlfriend in the passenger seat.

Police say Gladney's car clipped the rear bumper of another vehicle and he lost control around 2:30 a.m. Monday. The SUV flipped and came to rest under the Woodall Rodgers overpass near Routh Street, according to the Star-Telegram.

Gladney and Palacios, both 25, were trapped in the overturned G-Wagon. They died in the burning wreckage.

Friends of Palacios say she posted on her social media account while she and Gladney partied in the hours before the crash.

The Cardinals released a statement saying, "We are devastated to learn of Jeff Gladney's passing. Our hearts go out to his family, friends and all who are mourning this tremendous loss."

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Gladney started his career as a first round draft pick with the Minnesota Vikings. He was waived after an ex-girlfriend accused him of abusing her. He was later found innocent of the charges and was signed by the Cardinals.

Gladney leaves behind a toddler son from a previous relationship. In an Instagram post last July, he wrote: "My first born, you the one."

In another post featuring a video of his son next to a money counting machine, he wrote:

"Happy 1st birthday to the lil guy who came in and changed my life. From the first time i laid eyes on you I've been in love. You wouldn't understand how the thought of you has gotten me through many of my darkest days. Although we have many many more birthdays and memories to come this one is special. Daddy got you 4L my lil spoiled man .. Happy Cake Day Kingston Gee Gladney."




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Master P announced the sudden death of his 29-year-old daughter, Tytyana "Tata" Miller, in an Instagram post on Sunday.

"Our family is dealing with an overwhelming grief for the loss of my daughter Tytyana," the 52-year-old rap mogul wrote.

"We respectfully request some privacy so that our family can grieve. We appreciate all of the prayers love and support. Mental illness & substance abuse is a real issue that we can't be afraid to talk about. With God, we will get through this. #MyAngel."

Tytyana's brother Romeo Miller, 32, also paid tribute to his younger sister on Instagram, writing: "Our family is dealing with an overwhelming grief for the loss of my little sister Tytyana. We respectfully request some privacy so that our family can grieve. We appreciate all of the prayers, love, and support, and although this is sad times, I'm forever grateful for the memories I did have with my amazing sister. Love on your loved ones, life is short. The silver lining, I know she's in a way better place and finally at peace and free. God Bless. -RM."

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Romeo is pictured with younger sister Itali Miller (left, and Tytyana (right) in a photo dated May 24, 2018.

No cause of death was disclosed, but Tytyana reportedly had a drug addiction and a history of mental problems.

Tytyana was an actress who struggled to achieve the success of her younger sister, Cymphonique Miller, 25.

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Cymphonique (pictured) is best known for her role as Kacey Simon in Nickelodeon's TV sitcom "How to Rock."

Master P doted on Cymphonique, and he was a major influence on her career.

Tytyana appeared in her father's reality TV series "Family Empire." And later, she was featured in an episode of "Growing Up Hip-Hop" alongside her father and older brother, Romeo.

In the episode, Master P and Romeo discussed her drug addiction and going to drug rehab. Master P administered a drug test after she went off the grid without responding to their text messages or phone calls for hours.

In a confessional, Master P confirmed that Tytyana was not forced to appear in the episode.

Tytyana was the eldest daughter of Master P, real name Percy Robert Miller, Sr., and his ex-wife, Sonya Miller. They divorced in 2014 after 25 years of marriage. He has 9 children.