(AllHipHop News) Brooklyn rapper Talib Kweli will head to Dublin, Ireland at the end of the month in support of his upcoming album Revolutions Per Minute. Kweli will perform at the Tripod on Harcourt St with opening acts Messiah J. & The Expert, Brian Deady and Choice Cut DJs. Kweli is expected to perform material from his lengthy catalog in addition to new tracks from Revolutions Per Minute. The event takes place Saturday, January 30th. Doors open at 7:30PM.
An aspiring rapper who was briefly featured on I Love New York 2 will go on trial for murdering a 28-year-old San Francisco man in 2007. Prosecutors accuse Jamal Milliown Trulove of gunning down Seu Kuka in the Sunnydale projects in the city. Prosecutors said Trulove filmed his appearance on I Love New York 2 just weeks before he murdered Kuka. Trulove was booted from the show during the first episode because of an altercation with another contestant in the house. He is charged with murder and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
Lydia Harris, a reported co-Founder of rap label Death Row Records with ex-husband Michael "Harry-O" Harris, has launched a Stop The Violence 2010 Initiative to help New Orleans youth. Harris, who is CEO of Lady Boss Ent., has partnered with college professor and motivational speaker Khalil Osiris, who did a stint in jail. The initiative aims to reverse the violence in the communities in New Orleans using "highly trained street violence interrupters and community outreach staff, public education campaigns and community mobilization." "In order to make collective and positive change on the streets of New Orleans today, we need everyone to exert their individual voting power holding their candidates accountable and true to their platform," Harris said in a statement. "We need everyone's voice to be heard. We need their voice to be heard by getting out there taking care of our communities." Harris and Osiris will appear at Montrels Bistro on January 31 to promote the Stop The Violence initiative.