Yesterday news dropped that Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo had been killed in a hit and run accident.
Local news now claims there was no other driver involved.
Channel 2 Action News has confirmed the victim in a crash in South Fulton County has been identified as Carlos Walker, also known as rapper Shawty Lo.
Fulton County police say the crash happened around 2:20 a.m. when the 2016 Audi crashed over a guardrail, hit several trees and caught fire at the Cascade Road exit.
The police department says Walker was ejected and died at the scene. Two women in the car were injured and taken to a hospital with non life threatening injuries.
The rapper’s manager confirmed the news and Shawty Lo’s Twitter account put out a statement.
The Weeknd announces his new album STARBOY.
He revealed his new album cover, with a new look. He chopped off his trademark locs.
Earlier this month, The Weeknd told VMAN, that Starboy would be his “best-sounding” album to date with influences ranging from The Smiths and Bad Brains to Prince.
“I think it’ll be the best-sounding album I’ve ever done,” he said. “It’s hard to label the sound because, when I first came out, nobody would label it R&B. I just want to keep pushing the envelope without it feeling forced.”
Starboy drops Nov. 25.
Travi$ Scott has been hard at work promoting his latest album, Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, which has become his first number 1 on the Billboard 200.
David Stromberg, Scott’s manager published the above picture on Instagram, indicating that Travi$ was alright and suffering from dehydration.
Travis also documented some of the lead-up to the project and its promo run in La Flame, a 20-minute documentary about his intensely busy lifestyle.
Back in 2009 Harlem rapper Max B was sentenced to 75 years in prison for his part in a robbery gone wrong that ended in murder.
According to reports Max B has accepted a plea deal and will be released in two to six years.
Both French Montana
and Wiz Khalifa
confirmed the news.
Lifetime releases the trailer for the upcoming Michel’le biopic “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge and Me.”
Jeezy the Snowman announced his latest project with a trailer. “You already know how I came into this game,” he explains. “Harder than a motherfucker, and that’s how I’m going out. I’m announcing it, Trap or Die 3, the album, ni**a.”
Jeezy’s most recent album, Church in These Streets, was released in November 2015. There has not been a release date as of yet.
G.O.O.D Music artist Desiigner was arrested on gun and drug charges in New York.
According to reports a road rage incident lead to the arrest.
TMZ reports that Desiigner was in a car that got into a screaming match with the driver of an SUV who claims the Panda rapper pulled a gun on him.
The SUV occupants wrote down Desiigner’s license plate number, reported the incident to police who pulled the rapper over and found a gun and a large quality of loose pills, including Oxycontin, in the center console of the vehicle.
Desiigner and the other 4 passengers in the car were arrested and booked on felony criminal possession of a controlled substance and felony criminal possession of drugs with intent to sell charges.
Desiigner was also hit with felony criminal possession of a loaded weapon and menacing charges for pointing the gun at the other driver.
All five are currently being held without bond.
My all time favorite Basketball player, Allen Iverson was inducted into the Hall of Fame on Friday, September 9th, 2016.
Allen Iverson put his entire heart into the game of basketball. He was smaller than most, but his heart was bigger than just about everybody’s. Iverson wasn’t afraid to get emotional and let it all out in his speech, much like we saw on the court.
Take a look at his passionate speech below:
Cleveland Cavaliers Iman Shumpert, and fiancee of Teyana Taylor was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
An official statement by the Cavaliers was released:
Last week Amber Rose candidly admitted that she’d recently experienced her first threesome, didn’t like it, and would just call her baby daddy for sex from now on.
Maybe she should have checked with her baby daddy first.
Wiz Khalifa definitely was not here for it and quickly let Amber know he wasn’t flattered about being her back-up.