AHH Stray News: 50 Cent, Diddy, E-40 & Big Rich, Sureshot Vs. Poe Boy

Rapper 50 Cent

joined undefeated welterweight contender Dmitriy "Star of David" Salita

at a benefit for the Tikva Children’s Home at Chelsea Piers in New York. 50 Cent

was present at the event for the non-profit organization, which is dedicated to

caring for abandoned and homeless Jewish children in Odessa, Ukraine. Salita,

who will face off against Francisco Campos Sep. 20, was born in Odessa. It

was announced yesterday (Aug. 23) that Sean "Diddy" Combs and Kim Porter

are expecting their second child. Combs and Porter already have an 8-year-old

son named Christian. Combs also has a 12-year-old son named Justin from a previous

relationship with stylist Misa Hilton. Representatives for Combs said the couple

was "thrilled" about the news. E-40

has teamed with Koch Records to release Big Rich’s new album E-40 Presents

Big Rich – Block Tested, Hood Approved. The album is being released in conjunction

with Big Rich’s label 3 Story Muzik and Street Cred Music Group. E-40 and Big

Rich, who hails from San Francisco’s Fillmore District, have assembled an assortment

of rappers for the album. Hell Rell of The Diplomats, Sheek Louch, J-Hood, Stress

of the Federation, San Quinn, TurfTalk and others make cameo appearances. EA Ski

& CMT, Droop E (E-40’s son), Cello Mac, Mal Amazing, D-Clyde, King Cydal and

Rashaad Wiggins handled production duties on the album. E-40 Presents Big Rich

– Block Tested, Hood Approved is due in stores Oct. 3. Sureshot

Recordings and Chris Landry have filed a lawsuit against Miami based Poe Boy Records

and the label’s CEO Elric "E Class" Prince. Landry and Sure Shot Recordings

filed a $2 million dollar lawsuit in Manhattan Federal Court, alleging fraudulent

inducement to enter into contract and emotional distress. Sureshot was founded

in 1996 by Chris Landry, who has worked for Profile Records, Franchise Records

& Marketing and Landspeed Records. Poe Boy Entertainment is best known for

releasing "Nookie," a minor hit for female rapper Jacki-O. Poe Boy’s

Elric "E Class" Prince also manages chart-topping Florida rapper, Rick

Ross.

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