1992

ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS CO-FOUNDER ARRESTED IN MARIJUANA DRUGS RING

Via Yahoo News Raids targeting a wholesale marijuana ring based in New York and Florida resulted in the arrests of 45 people, including one of the founders of the Roc-A-Fella record label, prosecutors said Friday. Kareem Burke, who started the hip-hop label with Jay-Z and Damon Dash in the 1990s, was caught on a wiretap discussing “grow houses” with the ringleader, federal prosecutors in Manhattan said. An employee of High Times magazine also was charged. Burke and the others face 10 years []

RIHANNA TO STAR IN BODYGUARD REMAKE?

Via Digital Spy Rihanna has reportedly been linked with a proposed remake of romantic thriller The Bodyguard. According to the New York Daily News‘s Gatecrasher column, the singer has been approached to lead a “young and sexy” reboot of the 1992 film, which starred Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. An insider has claimed that the star held meetings in New York over the weekend to discuss future film projects, saying: “She’s been wanting to do movies for a while now.” I hope []