Day: November 10, 2008

SOUTH AFRICAN SINGER MIRIAM MAKEBA DIES

South African singing legend Miriam Makeba has died aged 76, after being taken ill in Italy. She had just taken part in a concert near the southern town of Caserta, the Ansa news agency reported. The concert was on behalf of Roberto Saviano, the author of an expose of the Camorra mafia whose life has subsequently been threatened. Ms Makeba appeared on Paul Simon’s Graceland tour in 1987 and in 1992 had a leading role in the film Sarafina! Ansa said she []

R.KELLY’S NEPHEWS ACCUSED OF TRYING TO ROB BARBERSHOP

The young nephews of singer R. Kelly are in police custody after authorities claimed they were involved in a robbery at a Chicago barbershop. Brayel Kelly landed in a Chicago medical center after he was shot during the attempted robbery, while his brother Brandon was arrested after serving as an alleged “lookout.” Their father┬áCarey Kelly, infamously known for speaking out against his brother during his child pornography trial, said that his son was shot twice, with one bullet piercing his liver. Source: []