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STROKE KILLED ISAAC HAYES

Soul legend Isaac Hayes, who died aged 65 on Sunday, was killed by a stroke, US authorities have said. The musician’s doctor listed it on his death certificate, while there has been no post mortem, said Memphis sheriff’s spokesman Steve Shular. Mr Shular added that Dr David Kraus was treating Hayes, who suffered a stroke in 2006, for high blood pressure. The Oscar-winner was found at home by members of his family lying next to a treadmill which was still switched on. []

ANTIGUA TO INTRODUCE DEATH PENALTY AFTER THE MURDERS OF BRITISH HONEYMOON COUPLE

Antigua’s government will introduce the death penalty for crimes involving weapons in the wake of the murders of a British honeymoon couple. Catherine was killed and Ben Mullany died later in hospital in Swansea The new sentencing legislation will be introduced for anyone who uses a gun or knife in a crime which results in death or serious injury. The inquest into the fatal shootings of honeymoon couple Ben and Catherine Mullany has been opened and adjourned. Three forensics staff from the []

COMEDIAN STEVE HARVEY SHAMED

Picture Source Website Rhymeswithsnitch has put comedian Steve Harvey on blast… In the wake of comedian Bernie Mac’s untimely death, Steve who starred with Bernie in the classic movie/documentary ‘Kings Of Comedy’, called in to CNN yesterday and spoke of missing Bernie and how much he loved him. Well That Bitch over at Snitch remembered an interview that Bernie conducted with Ebony Magazine, where he stated that he and Steve were no longer friends, because after Bernie got the role in ‘Ocean’s 11’, Steve and his publicist went behind his back and contacted the []

ISAAC HAYES DIES AT 65

Isaac Hayes died early today (August 10) in Memphis Tennesse AllHipHop.com has learned. The pioneering R&B singer was found laying on the floor near a tread mill in his home. Hayes, 65, was rushed to Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, where he was pronounced dead, around 2:00 am. (Source) no.. no… no…. 😦 Rest In Peace Isaac

BERNIE MAC DIES AT 50

Comedian and actor Bernie Mac died early Saturday morning from complications due to pneumonia, his publicist confirmed. Mac, 50, had been hospitalized for about a week at Northwestern Hospital, according to his spokeswoman. A few years ago, Mac disclosed that he suffered from sarcoidosis, a rare autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in tissue, most often in the lungs. The comic born Bernard Jeffrey McCullough could cut an imposing figure. He stood six-foot-three, was built like a fullback and carried himself with a bouncer’s []

PRODUCTS OF THE DAY: SKIN LIGHTENING CREAMS AND LOTIONS

Today while walking past one of the many black hair and beauty stores scattered around the South East London area, a particular brand of hair oil displayed in the store’s front window caught my attention. Several weeks ago I visited the hair salon and my hairdresser/owner of the salon suggested that I use the same brand, and as luck would have it, she had some in stock. I was all set to purchase a small tub of it, but upon hearing her price promptly changed my mind. As far as I am concerned, charging []

UK NEWS: FACEBOOK WATER FIGHT EVENT ENDS IN VIOLENCE

Girl sprays man during water fight organised on Face Book Man chases her   Then slaps her to the ground Photographs: The London Paper This is the shocking moment a water fight organised on the internet descended into chaos in Hyde Park. A teenage girl was chased and knocked to the ground by a thug who she upset during the mass water fight arranged on Facebook. The attack happened at around lunchtime yesterday near the Serpentine in front of horrified tourists. It []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: JACKI-O

Everybody that signed to Poe Boy had gotten their advance money, but when it came time for me to get my advance, I had to f*ck for my advance. It was ten stacks and I had to f*ck for it. So naturally it wasn’t something that I’m proud of doing. And I don’t advise any female to get into no business – be it music or whatever – and get exploited like that. E Class told me I had to have sex []

UK NEWS: EX-BOXING CHAMPION CHRIS EUBANK (AND FORMER WIFE) GIVE UP TEENAGE SONS FOR ADOPTION

Chris Eubank poses with family for 2003 reality show. (Chris Junior and Sebastian are standing at the back). Chris Eubank has secretly given up his two teenage sons for adoption in America, it was claimed yesterday. The bankrupt ex-boxing champion is said to have handed over the boys to a Las Vegas woman after a chance meeting in Paris. Chris Junior, 18, and 16-year-old Sebastian are living in the Nevada gambling mecca with single mother Irene Hutton, 51. Eubank, 41, was accused of visiting his sons []