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A man who was savagely beaten at Jay-Z’s 40/40 night club has filed a law suit against the popular establishment. Bryant Norwood filed a law suit against The 40/40 Club in New Jersey State Court, claiming that he suffered permanent injuries after he was attacked by as many as 10 bouncers on November 28th. According to TMZ.com, Tyrell Durant and Leonard Clark -the two other men who were captured on the tape being beaten by the bouncers – are also planning to file lawsuits against The 40/40 Club. Yesterday, (December 10) it was revealed that several of the bouncers involved in the altercation had been fired from their jobs.

 

A highly anticipated reunion show that was to feature rapper AZ and Foxy Brown was cancelled at the last minute last night (December 10) in New York. According to reports, the show was to take place at S.O.B‘.s in New York city, but was cancelled after AZ was allegedly involved in a dispute with one of the promoters of the event. Fans had paid as much as $20 to witness the reunion show, which was also billed as featuring special surprise guests. S.O.B.‘s owner Larry Gold promised that each fans that paid to see the rappers would receive a full refund.

 United Way Young Leaders Council will honor Hip-Hop DJ Beverly Bond during the non-profit’s 2nd Annual Red Carpet Soiree, which takes place tomorrow (December 12th) in New York City. DJ Beverly Bond is being honored for her work through her non-profit organization Black Girl’s Rock, which is dedicated towards changing negative images of African American women in the media. “Being recognized by an organization as established and significant as The United Way and their Young Leaders Council is quite an honor and a testament of the effectiveness that Black Girls Rock! has had in creating a paradigm shift in how women of color are viewed in the media,” DJ Beverly Bond told AllHipHop.com. “We are grateful for this acknowledgment.” The Red Corporate Soiree is designed to raise money for the United Way Youth Council, which represents over 1,000 young entrepreneurs who volunteer, advocate and fundraise to support at-risk students in United Way’s Focus Forward program. DJ Beverly Bond will also spin during the event, performing the evening’s first set. The event kicks off tomorrow at the Renaissance Hotel in New York City.

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