Day: May 13, 2008

RAPPER REMY MA SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS!

The rapper Papoose exploded in a fit of anger outside a Manhattan courtroom this morning just moments after his tearful bride-to-be, Remy Ma, faced down an eight-year sentence for shooting a woman outside of a West Side hot spot last summer. Papoose—whose plans to wed Remy got put on ice yesterday when he was allegedly busted trying to sneak a handcuff key into Rikers—exchanged some hard looks and words with friends of Remy’s shooting victim, Makeda Barnes-Joseph, in the courtroom hallway. “Get []

UK NEWS: JIMMY MIZEN – MAN ARRESTED FOR HIS MURDER

The prime suspect in the murder of altar boy Jimmy Mizen is on the run and may have already fled abroad.   Police have issued an all-ports warning to stop the 19-year-old, who is of Turkish origin and is believed to be known to the Mizen family. A warrant for his arrest has been issued to all police forces in the country but it is feared he may already have flown to northern Cyprus, which has no extradition treaty with the UK. []

UK NEWS: OXFORD STREET STAB VICTIM NAMED

A man murdered in Oxford Street, Britain’s busiest shopping district, was stabbed in a row after a drink was thrown, police said. A post mortem examination is being carried out on Steven Bigby, 22, of north London, but “the early indication is that he died from a single stab wound to the chest”, according to the Metropolitan Police’s acting Deputy Chief Inspector Bob Mahoney. The murder took place after two groups of black men clashed in London’s bustling Oxford Street outside a []

BLACK BLOG RANKINGS: MAD NEWS

  MAD NEWS   Website, Electronic Village recently published its latest list of black blog/website rankings for May 08.   I browsed though the 1,173 blogs listed and almost choked on my orange juice when I spotted Mad News sitting pretty at #518.   Honestly, I was stunned. Mad News is only 5 months old, so I wasn’t expecting to see it ranked yet.   Then the owner of Electronic Village (The Villager) later went on to inform me that Mad News is now ranked at #258. []

UK NEWS: MISSING – TANISHA HARVEY (FOUND!)

Tanisha has been missing from Brockley, south east London, since 23 March 2008. Her current whereabouts remain unknown. There is great concern for Tanisha’s welfare and she is urged to get in touch. Tanisha can call the confidential Runaway Helpline on Freefone 0808 800 70 70 or email seensomeone@missingpeople.org.uk Tanisha is 5ft 6in tall, of slim build with light brown eyes and shoulder-length black hair.  When she went missing she was wearing a blue t-shirt and black jogging trousers. Reports suggest that Tanisha []

PICS OF THE DAY: ‘SEX AND THE CITY’ WORLD PREMIER (LONDON – MAY 12TH)

Sarah Jessica Parker (Carrie), Kim Cattrell (Samantha), Cynthia Nixon (Miranda) and Kristen Davis (Charlotte) all attended the world premier of ‘Sex And The City’, last night at London’s Odean Cinema Leicester Square. Cynthia Nixon Kim Cattrell Kristen Davis Sarah Jessica Parker Photographs: WireImage Singer Kelly Rowland also attended the premier. Is Kelly living in the UK now??? I was a huge fan of the show, so I’m definitely going to see the film! ‘Sex And The City’ out on general release: May 28th