Killah Priest's Album Party Turns Deadly


Priest's record release party turned deadly

in Los Angeles yesterday morning, leaving one man dead,

two wounded and another young woman fighting for her life.

Priest, who was celebrating his record release party at

The Century Club, was performing to a packed house. Around

2:20am the drama started.


to eye witnesses allhiphop interviewed, a huge brawl occured

after the release party was over. "After it let out,

about 2:20am, a huge fist fight broke out, like 25 to

30 niggas came out that van and attacked like 10 other

niggas. The guys in the van was claiming Hoover Crips,"

said one man. "Niggas just started dumping."

"I mean,

it was a big free for all dawg, they was stompin niggas,"

said another witness close to the event. The bullets came

from a car at Little Santa Monica Boulevard and Century

Park East just after 2:40 a.m., police said.


to Wu-Tang member Prodigal Sun, all of the Wu-Tang was

fine and the altercation had nothing to do with any Wu-Tang


The Los Angeles

times reports that the club owner Mark Fitzgerald told

the L.A. Times, "We will not be holding any more rap events

here. These groups are very hard-core. They draw a clientele

we don't want."