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RAPPER SHOT DEAD, MAN CHARGED

I read about this terrible incident yesterday but didn’t get around to posting news on it until now. Another tragic and senseless killing. When will it all end? Via Billboard Rapper Dolla, born Roderick Anthony Burton II, was shot and killed while waiting in the valet area of the Beverly Center mall in Los Angeles on Monday (May 18). He was 21. According to the Los Angeles Times, the up-and-coming rapper, who signed to Akon’s Konvict Muzik label in 2007, had flown to Los []

CIARA PERFORMS ‘NEVER EVER’ ON JAY LENO

Style wins in spectacular fashion over substance again! Admittedly I’ve liked a few of Ciara’s past releases, but her live performances always leave me shaking my head. The woman can move but when it comes to vocal ability – PISS POOR! And what was with that dance routine?

AMY WINEHOUSE: ST LUCIA JAZZ FESTIVAL

Waste Woman Winehouse “performed” at the St Lucia Jazz Festival several days ago (her first live performance in almost a year), and looked and sounded like a complete fool as usual. I see her resident back up singers/shuckers and jivers are still on the payroll.

GERMAN GIRL BAND MEMBER ARRESTED IN HIV CASE

Via BBC News A singer from the German girl band No Angels has been arrested on suspicion of infecting a partner with HIV, a prosecutor’s office has said. Nadja Benaissa is suspected of having unprotected sex with three men without informing them she was HIV-positive, German media reported. The 26-year-old singer was arrested on Saturday in Frankfurt before she was due to perform in a solo concert. She reportedly faces a possible charge of grievous bodily harm.  Continue Reading….. SMH….

VIDEO: POLICE OFFICER ATTACKS INNOCENT MAN AT G20 PROTEST

A man who died of a heart attack during the G20 protest last week was pushed to the ground by a police officer, video footage has shown. Ian Tomlinson, 47, collapsed from a heart attack during protests outside the Bank of England last Wednesday. Newsagent Mr Tomlinson, who was not protesting, is seen receiving a two-handed push from a police officer. A New York fund manager recorded the footage, saying he came forward with the video because Mr Tomlinson’s family “were not []