‘I Never Wanted to be Broke and Married’: Fans React After Gucci Mane Shares That Money Keeps His Wife Happy in a Resurfaced Clip
Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka’oir are known for flaunting their wealth on social media. So it came as no surprise when the rapper admitted in a resurfaced video on March 24 that […]news.yahoo.com
Span of Memphis street renamed for slain rapper Young Dolph
Family and friends of slain rapper Young Dolph have remembered him as a generous philanthropist, skilled businessman and loving father at a ceremony renaming a street for him in the same area of Memphis where he grew up — and also was gunned down.
Rapper Young Dolph Gunned Down Outside Memphis Bakery He Gushed About Days Ago
Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP via GettyRapper Young Dolph was fatally shot outside a Memphis bakery he’d declared his love for just days earlier, according to local station FOX13.The 36-year-old rapper, whose real name is Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr., walked into the bakery, Makeda’s Butter Cookies, to buy two treats, owner Maurice Hill told the station. As Thornton left, a car pulled up, and someone shot and killed him around 1 p.m.Thorton’s slaying comes just a week after he gushed about the bakery in anews.yahoo.com
Still divisive, Dr. Luke resurges at Grammys — as Tyson Trax
Dr. Luke appeared as Tyson Trax on the Grammy ballot for Doja Cat's Say So," which he produced and co-wrote. But not all of the academy members may have been aware they were voting for Dr. Luke when they completed their ballots this year. Ad“I didn’t know that Tyson Trax was Dr. Luke. AdTogether, Martin and Dr. Luke crafted hits for Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry, Pink and Kesha, who he signed in 2005. Eventually Dr. Luke stepped into the forefront, helming successes for Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida, logging 17 No.
Lil Wayne, Kodak Black get clemency; Joe Exotic does not
President Donald Trump pardoned or commuted the sentences of more than 140 people in a last-minute clemency flurry after midnight on Wednesday, a list that included rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black. — Rapper Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., was given a full pardon. In the pardon, Lil Wayne was praised for his “commitment to a variety of charities, including donations to research hospitals and a host of foodbanks.” Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders backed the pardon. Lil Wayne is one of the seminal figures in rap in the last two decades, selling more than 20 million albums in the U.S. since releasing his debut in 1999. Supporters included Gucci Mane, Lil Pump, Lil Yachty, and athletes Lamar Jackson and Jack Brewer.
Lil Trap House Puts a Spotlight on Miami's Hip-Hop Legacy and Black-Owned Businesses
bordered by rubber bands makes for the perfect homage to the original “Rubber Band Man.”And that's merely a glimpse of what Lil Trap House has to offer. "Trap music, in general, is the biggest subgenre of hip-hop, and there are trap artists everywhere,” says Krystal "KG" Garner, general manager of the Trap Music Museum. The City Girls' contribution to Miami hip-hop is highlighted inside Lil Trap House. Lil Trap House in Overtown plans to highlight Uncle Luke, Trick Daddy, and Trina. Lil Trap House.miaminewtimes.com
Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year
(AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom(scrolling), but some celebrities and those inspired by them have tried to brighten a bleak year. He reassigned his 10 seamstresses in New York to produce thousands daily for health care workers on the frontlines. The singer and husband Emilio Estefan's restaurant Estefan Kitchen served up homemade meals for health care workers in Miami. The challenge coordinated offers by celebrities and athletes to raise funds to feed those in need during the pandemic.
Eyes on Miami: Eva Longoria, Gucci Mane, Tory Lanez, and Others
Every week, in collaboration with World Red Eye, New Times brings you a solid recap of all the recent experiences you might've missed around Miami. Eva Longoria World Red EyeJuly 19Eva Longoria Celebrates Haute Living Cover at El Tucn: Eva Longoria dined with guests at the Brickell hot spot El Tucn to honor her latest cover of Haute Living. Akon World Red EyeAkon, Tyson Beckford, and Tim Hardaway Jr. at LIV: Akon had the whole place glowing when he lit up the stage with a performance at LIV Friday night. Tory Lanez World Red EyeTory Lanez at E11even Saturdays: Tory Lanez moved it to Miami this Saturday at E11even. Gucci Mane World Red EyeGucci Mane at Story Saturdays: At Story, Gucci Mane had everyone in the club in love with him and feeling like they woke up in the sky.miaminewtimes.com