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Prodigy of Mobb Deep dies at age 42.

Prodigy’s sudden and shocking death may have been preventable, according to unconfirmed details received this morning. The Mobb Deep rapper died on June 20th, though the cause of death remains unknown.

Earlier, it was confirmed that Prodigy had been committed to hospital care for chronic sickle cell anemia. The condition, which disproportionately affects those of African descent, requires recurring medical care. But the disease itself appeared to be manageable, with Prodigy obviously treating the issue successfully for decades.

In fact, Prodigy was on a full-blown Art of Rap tour when the hospitalization occurred.

Now, it appears that Prodigy died of a preventable accident while in hospital care. A source tied to the death has now informed Digital Music News that an autopsy will mark the cause of death as ‘accidental asphyxiation,’ referring to an object lodged into Prodigy’s windpipe.

That corroborates an earlier (also unconfirmed) report. Earlier, TMZ claimed that Prodigy had ‘choked on an egg,’ also citing a hospital source. At present, the family has declined to share the actual cause of death.

Coroners in Las Vegas will be handling the autopsy. But the source stressed that an autopsy may take several months to formally complete, as standard procedure.

The source also noted that no ‘drugs of excessive quantity’ were found in the rapper’s system. The suggests a bit of weed, and nothing more. Earlier, Prodigy has faced criminal charges for marijuana possession, though his biggest legal issues came from weapons possession.

Meanwhile, a publicist for the rapper has yet to release any cause of death details. “The exact causes of death have yet to be determined,” the publicist merely noted. Mobb Deep cohort Havoc subsequently noted that hospital visits were routine. And the death itself entirely unexpected.

Charlie Murphy Dies at 57

Charlie Murphy Dies at 57.  Charlie Murphy, the beloved comedian, writer and older brother of Eddie Murphy, has died after a battle with leukemia at age 57.
The comedian passed away Wednesday morning at a New York City hospital, TMZ reported, citing his manager. He had been undergoing chemotherapy treatment.

Murphy earned a tremendous fan base as a writer for “Chappelle’s Show,” on which he frequently appeared in sketches alongside star Dave Chappelle.


Young Dolph Shot At Over 100 Times


Young Dolph’s SUV was shot at multiple times Saturday night (Feb. 25) in Charlotte, N.C.

The Memphis rapper, and a bunch of entertainers, are in town to perform at events for CIAA Weekend. According to authorities, the shooting took place around 6:39 p.m. along 600 block of North Caldwell Street, reports WBTV.

There is no reported motive for the shooting, but authorities say over 100 shots were fired.

Video footage of the aftermath shows a black SUV in the middle of the street, which is identified as Dolph’s. According to one witness, the vehicle had just pulled out of the lot, when another truck pulled up and starting spraying the SUV with bullets. Luckily, for those in the SUV, the ride was reportedly outfitted with bullet-proof metal.

There were no reports of injury during the shooting, but multiple cars and a nearby apartment complex were hit several times. No one has been arrested for the shooting.

On Friday (Feb. 24), Dolph performed in Charlotte at Cameo night club, along with 21 Savage and the Migos. Following the gun play on Saturday, he performed at another local club.

Dolph recently dropped the video for his Yo Gotti diss song “Play Wit Yo Bitch.” He even warned the CMG rapper to stay out of his way during a recent interview.




New developments on the alleged beat-down of Sean Kingston by the Migos in Vegas.  Migos and Sean Kingston. Sources say a man shot a gun to disperse the Atlanta trio when they pummeled the “Beautiful Girls” singer into the pavement.

TMZ now reports that police arrested the shooter. Moises Johnson, an associate of  Kingston, has been booked for discharging a firearm by firing a shot in the air. He was also booked on three felony counts for pointing the gun at three people — possibly Migos. Lastly, Johnson was booked on felony possession of a firearm without a permit.

Kingston took to social media to declare that he was not harmed at all during his altercation. It’s unclear what started the alleged scrap but rumors that it stems from Kingstons connection with King Draco Soulja boy for co-signing the Soulja Migo beef. Migos stomped Kingston Tuesday night at the Sands Expo & Convention Center. All parties fled the scene before police showed up.


Miz Leaves Money And Violence Web Series.

Miz leaves Money and Violence

Many upset fans that have been patiently waiting on a update on the release of the popular Web series Money and Violence.

Actor Rene “Ray” Guercy who co-stars as “MAV’s” Miz, announced via Instagram today he’s no longer apart of the drama.  Peep the post below



The Founder of WorldStarHipHop Dead at 43


Wolrdstar Founder Q Dead at 43

The founder of WorldStarHipHop, Lee O’Denat, more popularly known as “Q,” has died at age 43. confirmed. TMZ first reported the news.

The site reports that O’Denat died in his sleep Monday (Jan. 23). O’Denat launched WSHH (also referred to as “WorldStar”) — a site known for posting and premiering viral content, including hip-hop videos and mixtapes, as well as eye-grabbing clips — in 2005. The site served as a platform for spotlighting up-and-coming hip-hop talent and birthed a popular catchphrase for the online community with “WorldStar,” when users would record outrageous events and post them on the Internet.

WSHH has received backlash for its content in the past, as the site often aggregated material without credit. In 2011, Q was tangled in a feud with rapper 50 Cent, who once claimed on Twitter that he had “put Worldstar to bed” when the site was shut down for a brief period in 2011 (an Internet video creator named IShatOnU who filed a copyright complaint against the site turned out to be the cause).

According to a 2011 VIBE feature on WSHH, O’Denat said that the site reeled in “roughly” 2 million unique visitors a day.

Tributes have begun to hit social media. O’Denat’s close friend and celebrity jeweler Ben Baller also posted a collage of images of himself with Q. “I really am at a loss for words. I just spoke to you last night,” read the caption. “You were more than just a friend and brother and even more than a godfather to my first born. You were my light and my inspiration. We traveled the world and I feel sometimes I owe you the world. I love you Lee Odenat. I can never thank you enough for what you have done for me and my family. It’s #WSHH forever bro. #Worldstar#Qworldstar #Queens”

Sprint buys a third of Jay Z’s music streaming service Tidal

Sprint buys Tidal

After reports earlier last week that Jay Z had exaggerated the number of Tidal subscribers,  U.S. wireless carrier Sprint said on Monday it would buy 33 percent of Tidal, a music streaming service owned by rapper Jay Z.

Sprint paid $200 million for the stake, and Jay Z and each of the company’s two dozen artist-owners will remain part owners, according to a person familiar with the deal.

The deal would make exclusive content from Tidal available to Sprint’s 45 million retail customers. Sprint Chief Executive Marcelo Claure will join Tidal’s board.

The partnership comes as wireless carriers try to capitalize on the popularity of music streaming services. In 2014, rival T-Mobile US said it would allow customers to listen to services like Spotify and Pandora without it counting toward their data use. Last year, it expanded the list, adding Amazon Music and ESPN Radio among others.

Tidal calls itself an “artist-owned” service backed by Kanye West, Jay Z’s wife Beyoncé and Madonna among others, and is available in more than 52 countries.

Jay Z bought Tidal for roughly $56 million in 2015.



After talks of popular Pod-castor Taxstone making 500,00 bail it has been confirmed by lawyer for Taxstone, Kenneth J. Montgomery that the judge reversed his decision from yesterday and has denied bail due to an eye witness coming forward pointing Taxstone as the Irvin Plaza shooting.

Taxstone, born Daryl Campbell, is in Federal detention. He was arrested on Monday by Federal Marshalls on charges of Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Transporting and Receiving a Firearm. Campbell was arraigned yesterday afternoon in Manhattan Southern District Federal Court and U.S. Attorney Hagen Scotten called the 31 year host of the “Tax Season” podcast a “danger to the community.” He also accused Tax of being the person who “shot the fatal shot” that killed Troy Ave’s friend Ronald “Banga” McPhatter during the infamous gun riddle melee at Irving Plaza last May. Troy Ave and two others were also wounded with gunshots coming from Taxstone’s gun, according to Scotten. Apparently at least one eye witness has come forward and corroborated the prosecution’s claims, leading to judge’s decision today. Scotten also alleges Taxstone’s DNA is on the murder weapon.

Troy Ave was arrested immediately in the aftermath of the fatal Irving Plaza incident and still faces gun charges. The Brooklyn rapper, however, is out on $500,000 bail.



After weeks of an ongoing feud with Soulja Boy and Chris brown, There has been an official date of Jan 28 set for the celebrity boxing match. The beef stems from Big Soulja  calling out Chris Breezy for allegedly calling his phone confronting him about liking his ex Karrueche’s  pics on IG.

Rapper 50 cent and Floyd Mayweather have stepped in to promote the event and even talks of under-cards for other entertainers to get some unfinished beef off there chest. Floyd has agreed to train King Draco and recently Mike Tyson has agreed to train Chris Brown for this event.

Listen to the phone convo between 50 and Tyson as Tyson taunts saying  “Chris is going to F *** Soulja Boy Up”

T.I. and Tiny Call It Quits ( Tiny Files For Divorce )

T.I. and Tiny Call It Quits (Tiny Files For Divorce)

T.I. and Tiny Call It Quits (Tiny Files For Divorce)

TMZ reports that T.I. and Tiny Call It Quits (Tiny Files For Divorce)  after six years of marriage, Tameka “Tiny” Harris  has filed for divorce to T.I. earlier this month in Georgia’s Henry County.

There have been rumors and a string of unconfirmed reports in the last few months that the couple was headed toward splitsville. Most recently footage of Tiny grinding on Tip’s #1 enemy Floyd Mayweather at a Halloween Party surfacing may have been the straw to break the camels back.

The couple began dating in 2001 and have two sons and one daughter (King, Major Philant, and Heiress Diana) together, in addition to T.I.’s three children (Messiah, Domani and Deyjah), and Tiny’s daughter (Zonnique Pullins) from previous relationships.