Lil Kim & Foxy Brown Sued for Book Advance

Who knew? It seems that our ladies of Hip Hop cannot stay out of the news, whether it is gossip, arrests, or just plain nonsense, Lil Kim and Foxy Brown are always on the wrong side of the daily news cycle. This news about botched book deals seems to be a couple of years behind schedule. Read the latest:

via Breitbart

NEW YORK (AP) – A New York publisher is suing Foxy Brown and Lil’ Kim, saying they were paid advances for books they never delivered.Simon & Schuster Inc. says Brown was paid $75,000 in 2005 to deliver an autobiography called “Broken Silence” by February 2006; and Lil’ Kim was paid $40,000 in 2003 for a novel due June 2004.

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Gucci Mane Arrested For Guns and Drugs

via HipHopDX

Atlantic Records rapper, Radric “Gucci Mane” Davis was arrested early Wednesday morning (July 23) in the Atlanta area. He was taken into custody by the Henry County Police Department after a routine traffic stop in which the rapper was thought to be under the influence of drugs. After searching Gucci‘s vehicle, a small amount of marijuana and a gun were found in his possession.

Gucci Mane was taken to the Henry County Jail in McDonough, Georgia at approximately 6:00am, where he was booked under charges of driving under the Influence of drugs, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He was released approximately three hours later, after posting a $3,300 bond

Death Row Inmates Last Plea: Vote for Obama

via Clarion Ledger

PARCHMAN — Before he died Wednesday evening, death row inmate Dale Leo Bishop apologized to his victim’s family, thanked America and urged people to vote for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.OAS_AD(‘ArticleFlex_1’);

Bishop, 34, was pronounced dead by lethal injection at 6:14 p.m. – the second inmate put to death in Mississippi in two months. Earl Wesley Berry, 49, was executed May 21. Continue reading

Flint, Michigan Outlaws Sagging, THANK GOD!

They need to make this a national referendum, send the National Guard into Harlem and spare  us from seeing grown men with their ass out. I wanna see some rapper on the picket lines protesting this one (LMAO)

via RealTalk

Saggers unite: The ACLU wants to talk to you about possibly being part of the first lawsuit of its kind nationally.

Flint Police Chief David Dicks has said he will not back down from his policy of filing disorderly conduct or indecent exposure charges against those whose saggy pants allow too much underwear or their bottoms to show on city streets (see diagram, below).

In response, the American Civil Liberties Union’s Michigan chapter told the Free Press on Monday that it is now looking for targets of the policy to talk with the organization. Continue reading