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JAPAN: SEVEN KNIFED TO DEATH IN TOKYO

Suspect being taken away by police A man armed with a knife has killed seven people and injured 10 others in central Tokyo, Japanese media say. The incident occurred in the Akihabara district, a busy shopping area known as Electric Town that is popular with young people and tourists. A suspect, said to be 25-year-old Tomohiro Kato, has been arrested. Police spokesman Jiro Akaogi told reporters: “The suspect said he came to Akihabara to kill people. He said he was tired of []

SEAN LEVERT: STRAPPED TO A CHAIR BEFORE HE DIED

  According to reporter Donna J. Miller from the Cleveland Daily News, singer Sean Levert was chained to a chair before his death. Sean Levert had been acting strangely at the Cuyahoga County Jail before he died, Warden Kevin McDonough said in a news release. Levert was at the jail for five days, living among the “general population” there. He then displayed “bizarre behavior” and was put in an observation cell Sunday night. He began shouting and pounding on the cell door, so []

UK NEWS: MURDERED SCHOOL BOY ‘STARTED FIGHT’

  Murdered teenager Kodjo Yenga A teenager accused of killing schoolboy Kodjo Yenga has told the Old Bailey it was the victim who started the fight and he only took part to save face. Kodjo, 16, died from a single stab wound to the heart after being attacked in Hammersmith Grove, west London, in March last year. The accused, who is now 15 but was 14 at the time, told the court he also did not expect others to join in. He is []

NOTORIOUS BIG – THE LAST INTERVIEW (MARCH 4TH 1997)

Today marks the 11th anniversary of Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious BIG, untimely and tragic death. Watch his last ever interview on the Sway & Tech Wake Up Show just days before his murder. Spotted @ Blogxilla.com Life is so short.. you just don’t know what’s around the corner…. Rest In Peace Christopher. ‘Big Poppa’

JUVENILE: FUNERAL OF 4 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER TO TAKE PLACE LATER THIS WEEK

  Joy Deleston with her son, Anthony Tyrone Terrell (murder suspect) and daughters Micaiah, 11, and Jelani, 4, Funeral services for the four year old daughter of rapper Juvenile, her sister and mother will be held later on this week. Jelani, her eleven year old sister Micaiah and mother Joy Deleston will be buried in  South Carolina on Saturday (March 8th). 

PRODUCER STATIC MAJOR PASSES AWAY

  It’s been reported that producer Static Major (real name Stephen Garrett) died yesterday in Louisville, Kentucky. At the start of his musical career Static was a member of Swing Mob (Jodeci star Devante’s creation) and formed close ties with former members, Missy Elliott, Timbaland, and Ginuwine. Static’s most successful work was for Aaliyah, whose single “Try Again” was a worldwide smash. He also worked with R&B group Pretty Ricky, Mary J Blige and recently collaborated with Lil Wayne on the track ‘I Got Mine’. The cause of death has []