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Notorious B.I.G. Investigation Linked to LAPD Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A new sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a Los Angeles Police Department officer has connections with the alleged cover-up in the murder investigation of the late Notorious B.I.G. According to reports, the suit was filed by LAPD Sgt. Ya-May Christle. Christle claimed some department promotions and choice assignments are being handed out in exchange for… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Katt Williams, FHM Mag, Proof

Comedian Katt Williams was senteneced to three years probation in Los Angeles, after the comedian pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor firearm charge.Williams, who hosted the BET Hip-Hop Awards and has won critical acclaim for his HBO standup special The Pimp Chronicles Pt. 1, was arrested Nov. 6 at Los Angeles International Airport, after airport… Read more »

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Starts Production On TV Version Of ‘Raisin In The Sun’

Sean "Diddy" Combs is transferring his Broadway experience to the small screen in a new television movie adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun.Production recently started on the three-hour feature in Toronto, Canada. The feature will air on ABC during the 2007 season.Combs, who received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Walter Lee… Read more »

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Snoop Dogg, Diddy Launch European Tour

Snoop Dogg and Sean "Diddy" Combs have announced a major European concert tour, that will feature the former foes as co-headliners of the Snoop/Diddy Tour. The 18-city tour kicks off March 12 in Oslo, Norway and wraps up with a performance at the Nottingham Arena in the United Kingdom in April. The rappers will visit… Read more »

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Lyrics From New York Rapper Cited in 2003 Shooting

Rap lyrics written by a man charged in the shooting of two New York Police Department detectives were presented as evidence Monday (Dec. 11) by federal prosecutors. Ronnell Wilson, 24, who is on trial in a Brooklyn federal court, is charged with killing undercover detectives James Nemorin and Rodney Andrews in Staten Island in March… Read more »

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Russell Simmons Replies To ‘Blood Diamond’ Director’s Comments

A week after returning from a fact-finding mission for his Simmons Jewelry company, Russell Simmons is facing criticism from film director Edward Zwick. Zwick, who helmed the new Leonardo DiCaprio movie Blood Diamond, implied that Simmons is merely a public relations puppet for diamond companies. Simmons’ recently returned from a trip to South Africa and… Read more »

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Evel Knievel Sues Kanye West Over “Touch the Sky” Video

Legendary daredevil motorcycle stuntman Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Kanye West, claiming the Chicago rapper tarnished his image in the video for the hit single "Touch The Sky."The lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. District Court, accuses Kanye West of trademark infringement and unauthorized use of the Evel Knievel… Read more »

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