Teyana Taylor Reveals Her Diet And Workout Secret

Teyana Taylor Reveals Her Diet And Workout Secret

After the world got an eyeful of Teyana Taylor’s bangin’ post-baby body, she became body goals for a whole host of people (Some who apparently hadn’t even heard of her). Now everyone wants to know what her regimen is to get started now their Summer 17 body…TeyanaMaxim
Well as it turns out, you won’t get curves and cuts like Teyana’s by eating air and spending hours on the elliptical…because that’s NOT how she sculpted them herself. As Teyana revealed toE!online:
Naturally, a number of people have now named her their fitspo, which is wonderful—except getting Taylor’s figure may be even harder than you thought, because it’s not exactly the traditional fitness program or strict diet that you may have assumed.
Taylor tells E! News, “Dancing is my workout. I just dance. I almost feel like dance is so underrated in the fitness world.” (Noted. Compiling a fire playlist to dance to in the living room now.)
A source reaffirms the fact, telling E! News, “Teyana Taylor has always just had a crazy dope body and the way she ‘works out’ is dancing in the studio. That’s her workout.”
Additionally, if you’re putting down that burger and reaching for a salad because you think that’s what Teyana Taylor would do, you’re wrong, because she tells us she absolutely doesn’t diet and “eats everything,” so don’t worry about cheating yourself out of that juicy meal.
The insider also adds, “Eating healthy is not her thing. She is the kind of girl that eats donuts and candy for breakfast. She just doesn’t gain weight.”
On top of all that…she didn’t even take a moment to tone before shooting this oiled-up, caked out dance scene:
Furthermore, Taylor didn’t jump-start her post-baby body journey for this project, because she didn’t know it was happening until three weeks prior to shooting. “I was shaking, excited, nervous and all that other good stuff,” she tells us.
“When I saw it, I was just as in shock as everyone else, because I didn’t see the final product until he premiered it.”

Young Thug doesnt like sex! But has 6 children. What his gf has to do **Video**

Having six children doesn't necessarily mean you love sex, not according to Young Thug, who at the age of 25 has made mothers of four different women. In a recent interview profiling Thug's relationship with fiancee, Jerrika Karlae, the soon to be newlyweds opened up about the progression of their romance from the club to the bedroom. For awhile there, Jerrika says she thought something might have been wrong with Thugger, with it taking them six months to have intercourse. According to the "No, My Name Is Jeffery" rapper; his abstinence had nothing to do with any moral conviction.

“We wasn’t doing it on like no it’s too early to have sex shit,” he told VFILES. “I don’t care for sex that much. I’ve never actually had sex with her. Never ever. Our first time doin’ grown stuff, she did it. She pulled me to the room and was like ‘come here’.”

Such news might come off as a shocker for fans who've come to associate the Atlanta rapper with his sexuality, considering his arc from debuting with a Barter 6 album cover in which he posed butt naked, to the recent headline-grabbing antebellum dress he donned on the cover of his most recent drop. For Jerrika, as time went on his discipline made him all the more appealing to her. She went on to confirm that it was she who would eventually initiate their sexual romance, describing a time in which she pulled him into a room after a few drinks.

Source: vibe.com

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Donald Trump Tells Colin Kaepernick to Get Out of America

Donald Trump recently spoke his mind on Colin Kaepernick’s decision not to stand during the national anthem.
Article Image: Donald Trump Tells Colin Kaepernick to "Get Out" of AmericaThe Republican Presidential candidate basically said if the San Francisco 49ers quarterback doesn’t like this country then he should leave. “I think it’s personally not a good thing,” he said. “I think it’s a terrible thing. Maybe he should find a country that works better for him. Let him try. It won’t happen.”
Other NFL players have had mixed to negative feelings about Kaepernick’s bold move. “It’s hard for me, because my brother was a Marine, and he lost a lot of friends over there,” said Minnesota Viking Alex Boone to USA TODAY Sports. “That flag obviously gives (Kaepernick) the right to do whatever he wants. I understand it. At the time same time, you should have some (expletive) respect for people who served, especially people that lost their life to protect our freedom.”
Source: tmz.com

Man using assault rifle to kill woman after running red light- Possible hate crime

Article Image: White Man Shoots & Kill Black Woman After Car AccidentThis past Saturday, a 53-year-old African American woman in Ohio named Deborah Pearl was shot after getting into a horrible car accident with a 29-year-old white man named Matthew Desha. According to reports, Desha ran a red light at an intersection and hit Deborah Pearl's Ford Taurus with his Jeep. Because he ran the red light, his car was hit and flipped over numerous times into the intersection. Pearl got out of the car to take a look at the situation, and so did Desha despite catching the worst end of the accident. 

Desha also came out of his car with a 5.56-millimeter assault rifle. Witnesses on the scene said Deborah Pearl raised her hands in the air in an attempt to save herself from being shot by Desha, but the man fired over ten shots. There was no confirmation on how many times Pearl was hit, but she was severely wounded and bleeding to death by the time police made their way to the scene. Matthew Desha was arrested nearby where the accident and shooting took place and was immediately charged with the murder of Deborah Pearl. Desha was previously arrested earlier this year and charged with a felony count of carrying a concealed weapon.

Kaepernick: Hair Stylists Require More Training Than Cops

The 49er's quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been in headlines everywhere for the past couple of days. The football player made a bold statement by not standing when the National Anthem was played during a pre-season game Friday, [August 26].

Image result for KaepernickSince then we've heard Colin explain why he didn't stand."I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football, and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder," he responded when confronted with the question as to what was behind his decision. "If they take football away, my endorsements from me, I know that I stood up for what is right," he said. After seeing a 49er's fan burn a Kaepernick jersey while the National Anthem played in the background, it's easy to the statement has gained the disapproval of some, while gaining the support of others.

In a video tweeted out today, Kaepernick stuck by his stance explaining his thoughts on police brutality, and people of color being oppressed to the press. "You can become a cop in six months, and don't have to have the same amount of training as a cosmologist, that's insane..."

Two Brothers Charged in Death of Dwyane Wade's Cousin(Speaks on Twitter)

Two brothers have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Nykea Aldridge, the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade.

A 32-year old mother of four, Aldridge was pushing her baby in a stroller near the school where she was walking to register her children when two men walked up and fired shots at a third man but hit Aldridge in the head and arm.  She wasn't the intended target, Cmdr. Brendan Deenihan said at a news conference Sunday, but rather a driver who had just dropped off passengers in the neighborhood.

Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, and Derren Sorrells, 22, were charged with attempted murder in addition to first-degree murder in Friday's shooting. There is a video of the incident, Dennihan said, but no weapon was recovered, and police don't know where the weapon is.

Superintendent Eddie Johnson said the suspects are an example of the city's problem with repeat offenders.  Darwin Sorrells was sentenced to six years in prison in January 2013 on a gun charge and was released early on parole, while Derren Sorrells is a known gang member who also was on parole, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said.

Two Brothers Charged in Death of Dwyane Wade's Cousin"They don't care who they shoot, and they don't fear the consequences," he said, noting as he has in the past that about 1,400 people are driving 85 percent of the city's gun violence. He added that the city has gotten very good at predicting who will be the perpetrators and the victims of gun violence.

Chicago has seen a major rise in gun violence, mainly centered in a few South and West Side neighborhoods where rival gangs live in proximity to each other.

Wade, a Chicago native, has a charitable organization, Wade's World Foundation which does community outreach in the Chicago area.  He signed with the Chicago Bulls in July after 13 years with the Miami Heat.  Wade and his mother, Pastor Jolinda Wade, participated Thursday via satellite in a town hall meeting in Chicago on gun violence hosted by ESPN.

Wade reacted to the shooting death of his cousin online, tweeting Friday about senseless gun violence.  He noted that four kids lost their mom for no reason and that more needs to be done.

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Source: twitter.com

Well that was fast! Guess who Iggy Azalea is dating now? He is a rapper

Rumors of a rap romance have begun to surface after a weekend excursion to Mexico produced a racImage result for French Montana and Iggy Azaleay photo of French Montana with Iggy Azalea. The picture is a still from a short video clip, one of several Montana posted to social media on Saturday [August 27], as he documented their flight on a Cabo bound private jet. It is of French resting his head on Iggy's backside as she stands bent forward to make it available for his comfort.
French Montana Rests His Head On Iggy Azalea's Butt

While footage of the interaction captures the rappers having fun with the pose, it sparks curiosity among those who found interest in the report that they were spotted leaving a Las Vegas last month. Iggy's curves recently became the focus of conversation, with some speculating that she had butt implants. "Buy Ali's workout gear," she says as the recorder films her moment with Montana. Another video gets her dropping a shameless promo as she encourages that fans, "Check out them new pants. New line coming soon."

In a recent interview with E! News, Iggy addressed rumors of a possible relationship blooming between her and French, stating: “No, we’re [just] collaborating ... I’ve got another single coming out with French Montana, so we recorded it while I was in Las Vegas last week. It should be having a music video filmed to it in the next few weeks.”

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Pastor who Damned Pulse Nightclub Victims Busted for Child Molestation

Pastor who Damned Pulse Nightclub Victims Busted for Child Molestation
A Georgia pastor, known for the incendiary remarks he's made will soon come before a judge to defend himself against allegations that he is a sexual predator.  At the request of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, 56-year-old Ken Adkins, of St. Simons Island, handed himself over to authorities at around nine a.m. on Friday, [August 26]. He currently remains in detention at the Glynn County Jail as he faces charges of child molestation and aggravated child molestation.

Article Image: Pastor who Damned Pulse Nightclub Victims Busted for Child MolestationAdkins came to the nation's attention following remarks he made on the massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando earlier this year.  With the ill-timing of a tweet that would quickly capture headlines, the pastor created a stir when he wrote, "Been through so much with these Jacksonville homosexuals that I don’t see none of them as victims. I see them as getting what they deserve!!"  The comment drew a storm of criticism from numerous figures in television and print media. Placing a wedge between followers who felt compassion for the 49 people who lost their lives in the attack, and those who stood behind Adkins' remarks as representative of their feelings upon learning of the sexual orientation of the victims. Adkins' words carry a considerable amount of influence, as he heads a church attended by thousands across locations in Brunswick, Jacksonville, and Atlanta.

Florida Man Arrested For Beating Krystal Manager With Frozen Hamburger Patty

Florida Man Arrested For Beating Krystal Manager With Frozen Hamburger Patty
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Lake City Police said a Krystal employee turned violent on Tuesday after learning he would be written up for showing up to work late.
Police said 29-year-old Russell Francis Gomez threw frozen hamburger patties at his boss, then started knocking over equipment and poured cooking oil on the floor when the manager tried to go to the office.
Employees got customers out of the store safely while Gomez “flipped the circuit breakers, overturned trash cans, and damaged electronic equipment,” according to a release from the Lake City Police Department.
Gomez got into his car and tried to leave, but two customers blocked him from leaving, because he was “saying he was going to return and making threats toward the manager,” the release detailed.
Gomez confronted one of the customers and spat in their face. The two customers “grabbed and restrained Gomez” until police arrived, according to the release.
When police arrived, Gomez was bleeding from the mouth. Gomez was told to sit while police obtained statements from witnesses. He then tried to leave on foot, but was able to be apprehended by officers safe

James Harden’s Shoes Are Somehow Even Uglier Than Steph Curry’s

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James Harden’s Ugly Shoes

Remember how ugly Steph Curry’s shoes were and how much people clowned him for them? Well he might have been outdone. James Harden’s shoes are absolutely horrid and they’re indefensible. Ironic because James plays zero defense.
Anyway take a look at these busted kicks…

Kodak Black Accused of Sexual Battery in South Carolina

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Florida rapper Kodak Black was set to be released from jail last week until two active warrants were found, including sexual battery accusations coming out of South Carolina.
According to reports, Kodak is being accused of felony sexual battery, dating back to February of this year. The "SKRT" rapper is also facing two misdemeanor marijuana charges in Port St. Lucie, Florida, which is also holding back his release.
Kodak has been in jail since April after he allegedly led police on a car chase. He was later freed on bond but returned one month later after more warrants were found.
Source: Sun Sentinel

Rapper shot while filming #BlackLivesMatter video

Chicago rapper King Yella was shot while shooting a music video for #BlackLivesMatter.
He was hit twice and posted a video up early this morning where he shows himself bandaged up from the gun wounds. Yella seems to be in good spirits and kept saying “God got me” into the camera while sipping on some Remy Martin. He’s laying in a hospital bed in the clip. Try to stop the violence but n***as want to still be on that,” he said. “They tried to take me out this sh*t. God got me though. This sh*t crazy.” To see more check out the video above.
Source: instagram.com

Frank Ocean Leaves Def Jam

Article Image: Frank Ocean Leaves Def Jam, "Blond" Released IndependentlyFrank Ocean's follow-up to his 2012 debut Channel Orange is projected to enter the Billboard 200 as the #1 album of the week, with 250,000 equivalent albums sold. That's an accolade for the books, with Blond set to be the first chart-topping debut of Ocean's career, and it's some decent bank for the 28-year-old singer/songwriter, considering that's a quarter of a million independent units sold. In other words, Blond, as fans may have assumed, was in fact not released through Def Jam Records.
It has been difficult to keep up with Frank, coming off of a four-year hiatus and a bluffed album release date earlier in the month, fans were suddenly served an 18-track visual album titled "Endless" just before mid-night Friday [August 19], and within 36 hours there were "Boys Don't Cry" pop-up shops selling a "Boys Don't Cry" magazine and merchandise in New York, Chicago, L.A., and London. Those awaiting an official "Boys Don't Cry" drop were indeed complimented with Frank's sophomore effort, but it came under the title Blond.
According to sources, when Ocean put Endless out, he had met his contractual obligation with Def Jam/Universal Music Group. It has now been reported that Blondconstitutes Ocean's first release under his own "Boys Don't Cry" imprint.
Source: thefader.com

Counterfeit Fentanyl Found at Prince's Estate, Same Drug that Killed Singer

Article Image: Counterfeit Fentanyl Found at Prince's Estate, Same Drug that Killed Singer
Soon after Prince was found dead in his Minnesota home in April of this year, rumors swarmed that he too had succumbed to a drug overdose like fellow music icon Michael Jackson. In June, reports confirmed that the extremely potent opioid fentanyl was the substance that caused the pop legend's death. Fentanyl is 100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times more powerful than heroin, but on August 21, an anonymous official source involved with the investigation told the Associated Press that it might not have been prescription fentanyl that killed the musician. It was revealed that counterfeit pills containing bootleg fentanyl had been found on his estate.
The AP source said that nearly two dozen pills found in one Aleve bottle were falsely labeled as "Watson 385." According to Drugs.com, that stamp is used to identify pills containing a mix of acetaminophen and hydrocodone, but the official said these particular pills that were found actually contained fentanyl, lidocaine, and U-47700 — a synthetic drug that is eight times more powerful than morphine. Among the other dozens of pills seized from Paisley Park, they were found to have other drugs in them, including oxycodone, codeine, and some were not controlled substances, but were aspirin, and Vitamin C.
Though fentanyl is known as a prescription drug that is most commonly available as a patch placed on the skin, in recent years, a bootleg version of the drug believed to derive from China has flooded the black market in both the US and Canada. Fentanyl is increasingly playing a role in the thousands of overdose deaths in the United States.  More than 700 people died due to overdoses from the potent opioid between 2013 and 2015. This number is likely higher than reported because fentanyl isn't always tested for.
Source: vice.com

Birdman Ordered to Pay $3.3 Million for Uncleared Samples

Birdman and Cash Money Records have been ordered to pay $3.3 million in royalties for samples they used.
Birdman Ordered to Pay $3.3 Million for Uncleared SamplesThe label used samples for Lil Wayne songs including “You” and “Certified” that were never cleared through the proper channels. The owner’s to the rights of the songs sampled sued Cash Money and will now collect what’s owed to them, according to TMZ.
Cash Money has been criticized extensively in the past for not paying their artists, so it’s no surprise that sample clearing is not being done in an orthodox way over there. Artists like Trick Daddy said the label doesn’t even have an office and is running a non-traditional manner that might not benefit them business wise. Artists including Lil Wayne, Juvenile, and Tyga have all attacked or sued Cash Money for unpaid royalties.Weezy filed a $51 million dollar suit against his label home at the end of last year that still hasn't been settled.
Source: tmz.com

Lucky Lady: DMX Welcomes 15th Child, Girlfriend's First

DMX welcomed his 15th child into the world last Friday (Aug. 16) with his girlfriend Desiree Lindstrom. The baby boy's name is Exodus Simmons and he weighed six pounds, 10 ounces.
The veteran rapper's substantial family tree has caused him some issues in the past. In June 2015, DMX was arrested for unpaid child support. Just a few months after being released from that arrest, X was picked up yet again on charges of unpaid child support. His ex-wife and mother of four of his children, Tashera Simmons, accused DMX of missing his $10,000 a month child support payments following his prison release. At one point, reports said he owed about $400,000 in unpaid funds.
DMX ended up blaming it all on his former manager, who was fired late last year. X claimed the payments should have been handled by the business manager, and he assumed Tashera was getting the payments as usual until he got arrested.
2016 got off to a rough start as well, but it was because of his health.  DMX was found unconscious and rushed to a hospital in February. Luckily things have gotten better for Dark Man X as he started to do notable interviews, appeared at one of the Bad Boy reunion shows, and teamed up with his old Ruff Ryders associate, Styles P for a new song called "Still Scratching." With the birth of his baby boy, this appears to cap off a much better year for the Yonkers rapper.
Source: xxlmag.comArticle Image: DMX Welcomes 15th Child, Girlfriend's First

State Trooper Kills Unarmed Deaf Man Trying to Communicate in Sign Language

A North Carolina state trooper shot and killed 29-year-old Daniel Harris, who was trying to communicate to him in sign language, as he is deaf and mute. Police claim that Harris led them on a brief pursuit after they tried to pull him over for speeding, although it's not clear if Harris was aware that he was being pulled over, due to his disability.
After stopping, Harris, who was unarmed, tried to communicate with the trooper using sign language. Witnesses say Harris was shot and killed "almost immediately" after getting out of his vehicle.
A statement from the North Carolina Highway Patrol read, "An encounter took place between the driver and the trooper causing a shot to be fired," adding that State Trooper Jermaine Saunders has been placed on administrative leave. However, Harris' neighbor criticized the way the trooper handled the situation.
Mark Barringer, who witnessed part of the incident, told reporters, "They should've deescalated and been trained to realize that this is an entirely different situation. You're pulling someone over who is deaf. They are handicapped."
Harris' family has set up a GoFundMe account where they addressed the aftermath of the situation, "Our family is raising funds to cover his memorial and cremation expenses (details pending). Any monies left over will be used to set up a foundation in his name to educate and provide law enforcement proper training on how to confront Deaf people. Subsequently, we hope to change the DMV registration system by requiring states to set up a 'DEAF' alert to appear when law enforcement look up a car's license plate. With this change, Daniel will be a hero in our Deaf community."
Source: NY Daily News Article Image: State Trooper Kills Unarmed Deaf  Man Trying to Communicate in Sign Language

GMA Host Apologizes for Saying Colored People on Morning Show

On Monday morning, “Good Morning America” co-anchor, Amy Robach found herself in hot water following her saying the term, “colored people” during ABC’s live broadcast of the programming. Directly following the anchor’s major flub on air, social media erupted with criticisms of the host which in turn prompted an immediate apology from Robach for her misuse of the insensitive term.
During a segment of GMA on Monday morning that focused on diversity in Hollywood, all hell broke loose following Robach attempting to make note of the recent criticisms filmmakers had encountered for casting white actors by saying,”in what one might assume should be a role reserved for colored people.”
Although a small mishap, as she meant to use the phrase "people of color," the archaic phrase sent shockwaves through Twitter and prompted dozens of angry tweets blasting Robach and the ABC Network for the “offensive remarks.” To which then prompted the anchor to make a statement calling the incident, "a mistake" and "not at all a reflection of how I feel or speak in my everyday life."
As of now, no other disciplinary action has been taken by ABC in response to Robach's inflammatory  comment.
Source: yahoo.com

Hot 97's Rosenberg Urges Drake to Stop Trying to be Tough: You're an Actor, bro

 It looks like just about everyone has a problem with Drake right about now following an amped up performance on Sunday night where he dissed his rival, Meek Mill during his Philadelphia stop of the Summer Sixteen Tour. Radio personality and former Drake proponent, Peter Rosenberg was decidedly not feeling the “six god” after he took to Twitter and blasted Drake for “trying to be hard and stir things up,” when according to Rosenberg, Drake is as equally soft as him.
On Monday afternoon, Hot 97’s Rosenberg took to Twitter to get some things off his chest and let off a series of shots aimed at Drake as a result of him performing “Back to Back,” in Mill’s hometown on Sunday night. In a series of tweets, Rosenberg goes off suggesting that Drake is “gassed” on himself following him disrespecting Hot 97 and Funkmaster Flex, and is now looking to reignite beef for no particular reason. Rosenberg shares, “disappointed in @Drake ...someone has you really gassed bro ... dissing hot in NYC, Meek in Philly...youre an actor bro..youre as soft as me. there was NO need for@Drake to reignite things with Meek .. he's always been realer than you..your content is MEANINGLESS. ... @Drake wouldn't have been the toughest kid in my hebrew school ... stop ... make hits for the club...dont try to be hard please...EVER. And before people start going at me -- let me remind you ... I DONT CARE what DRAKE STANS have to say ... EVER …I dont hate Drake at all...hes super talented and has taken hip hop to a great place...but trying to be hard and stir things up is LAME.”
Yikes! Rosenberg definitely went in. See full Twitter rant in the gallery above. Do you agree with Rosenberg’s sentiments on Drake, or not so much? Share your opinions below.
Source: twitter.comHot 97's Rosenberg Urges Drake to Stop Trying to be Tough: "You're an Actor, bro"

Armed White Lives Matter Protestors Rally at Houston NAACP Office

Image: Armed White Lives Matter Protestors Rally at Houston NAACP Office Image #2The Black Lives Matter movement has made such an impact in a short amount of time that several other groups have begun to form. An example of this comes in the form of "White Lives Matter" protesters who staged a rally at the Houston, Texas NAACP office this past Sunday. At the protest, One participant was seen holding the sign 14 Words, which is a white supremacist saying that means, “We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children.” The phrase derives from white supremacist David Lane, who was a long-time member of a pro-white terrorist group called The Order. Along with holding up the 14 Words sign, WLM protesters could be seen holding up the Confederate flag which made many residents of Houston's 3rd Ward uncomfortable.
Despite the racially charged protest that took place in front of the NAACP, police managed to prevent any violence from taking place.
Source: youtube.com

Meek Mill Responds to Drake Dissing Him in Philly: You Had Philly Swat w/ You

Meek Mill responded to Drake performing "Back to Back" in his hometown of Phillytonight with this Instagram post:
"When u run out the back door wit 12 and use the "old man" 2 save you! I'm done " you had Philadelphia swat with you" Ima go head hang up it with these suckas! Had y'all tucked in back there for hrs lol #stillrunning"
The "old man" Meek is referring to is Rap-a-Lot founder J Prince who was present at the show (see photo in gallery) and allegedly spoke to a group of men upset with Drakeoutside the venue.
More Instagram videos show some of Meek Mills associates waiting for Drake outside of the venue he performed at. In one, a car can be shown escorted by a police car, but it is unclear if it is Drake or not.
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Alleged Pedophile, NSYNC & Backstreet Boys Founder Lou Pearlman Dies In Jail

Lou Pearlman the boy band mogul who launched the hit groups Backstreet Boys and 'NSync;  was later sent to prison for a $300 million Ponzi and bank fraud scheme.  The Federal Bureau of Prisons wrote on its website that Pearlman died on Friday at 62-years-old. A cause of death was not listed in federal records, but according to transcripts, at the time of sentencing when Pearlman was 53 years old, his attorney argued that he had "some significant health conditions."
Pearlman pleaded guilty under a plea agreement to federal charges of conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States, money laundering and presenting or using a false claim in a bankruptcy proceeding.
In 2008, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison, after swindling investors and banks in a scheme that went on for two decades.  At least $200 million of the more than $300 million wrapped up in the scam was from investors, according to court records.
Pearlman convinced the individual investors and banks to invest millions of dollars in two phony companies purported to be in the airline business - Transcontinental Airlines Travel Services Inc. and Transcontinental Airlines - going back to the 1980s.  According to court records, the companies "existed only on paper."  Pearlman won investors' confidence with fake financial statements created by a fictitious accounting firm.
Victims who lost millions oand hundreds of thousands of dollars in the scam told the court at sentencing how Pearlman ruined their lives.  One woman said she lost half her retirement savings and was living on Social Security.  A widow described how her 87-year-old husband broke down in tears after learning they'd been scammed, according to court transcripts.
With Pearlman's death, some of the musicians he once managed, expressed mixed feelings on Saturday night.
"He might not have been a stand-up businessman, but I wouldn't be doing what I love today [without] his influence," former 'NSync member Lance Bass said on Twitter.
Chris Kirkpatrick, founding member of the hit group, said he was feeling "mixed emotions right now."
Source: nbcnews.comAlleged Pedophile, NSYNC & Backstreet Boys Founder Lou Pearlman Dies In Jail

Drake dead? Dissed by Rap Legend Andre3000

After a long four-year hiatus, Frank Ocean dropped not one but two projects.  First, he released Endless, a visual album streamed on his site and Apple Music.  The 45-minute black-and-white film was shot by Francisco Soriano and shows Ocean working on a building project while unreleased tracks play in the background.
His official sophomore album Blonde was released soon after.  The highly anticipated project has music royalty Beyoncé, Kanye West, Andre 3000 and more as contributors.  On "Solo (Reprise)", Andre 3000 goes in for a full minute and seemingly takes a shot at Drake.
After 20 years in /
I’m so naive I was under the im-pression that everyone wrote they own verses /
It’s comin’ back different and yea that shyt hurts me /
I’m hummin’ and whistlin’ to those not deserving /
I’m stumbled and lift every word, was I working just way too hard? /
Will Drake respond?
Source: allhiphop.comAndre 3000 Takes a Shot at Drake's Ghostwriting on New Frank Ocean Song

Man tries to kill black man for kissing a white woman in public

A self-proclaimed white supremacist stabbed an interracial couple in Olympia, Washington this week.
The attacker, 32-year-old Daniel Rowe stabbed a 47-year-old black man who was out with his 35-year-old white girlfriend. The man was stabbed in the abdomen while the woman suffered a “superficial knife wound,” according to police. Both are in stable condition after the attack. Rowe was angered when he saw the couple kissing. He approached the couple, pulled his knife out and started attacking them while yelling out a racial slur. The male victim chased Rowe after being stabbed and helped bring him in. Police department spokesman Lt. Paul Lower said Rowe admitted to being a “white supremacist” while in custody.
White Supremacist Planned to Attack Black Lives Matter, Stabs CoupleRowe also planned to attack a Black Lives Matter rally, according to court documents obtained by KOMO News. He apparently “took a blood oath to fight on the street, and if he was let go tonight, he planned on heading down to the next Donald Trump rally and stomping out more of the Black Lives Matter group.” They also stated that Rowe said “he knew we [police] couldn’t hurt the black groups on the street, so he wanted to let us know that he takes care of them for us. That he is able to fight those fights and will continue the fight against all of the Black Lives Matters people.”
Source: complex.com

Why Lil Wayne Didn't Show Up to Her Brothers' Funeral

As Toya Wright continues to grieve the loss of her two brothers to gun violence in New Orleans, she has been able to rely on the support of ex-husband Lil Wayne, she said in a PEOPLE magazine exclusive released on Thursday, August 18. So too of course, has the couple's 17-year-old daughter Reginae, who was said to have grown up with Toya's younger brother, Ryan. "[Lil Wayne's] daughter needed him, and he was there," Wright told PEOPLE. "He calls and checks on us all the time."
Article Image: Toya Wright Reveals Why Lil Wayne Didn't Show Up to Her Brothers' Funeral
Wright says that Wayne put a halt to his schedule to be by the family's side immediately after receiving news of the tragedy. According to Wright, the teenage sweethearts have remained close since their 2006 split but even were such not the case, it is more than likely that the 33-year-old rapper would still have come through, considering he and Wright raised little Ryan as their own. But if there were anything that she knew wouldn't be probable, it would have been Wayne showing up at the funeral. Aside from him having expressed being adverse to attracting media to such a sacred place, she was already aware that her ex doesn't do funerals. "He really can't handle funerals. Neither can I," said Wright. "It was so hard to see my two brothers in caskets. I had nightmares afterward. It was so hard."
Wright was hosting a party in Baton Rouge on July 31, when she got the call telling her that Ryan ["Rudy" Johnson], 24, and Joshua ["Fish" Johnson], 31, had been shot and left for dead in their car. The incident took place in New Orleans' Seventh Ward. Ryan and Joshua's funeral was held on August 5. Since saying her final goodbyes, Wright has had to cope with her emotions while moving forward with the business of her upcoming WeTV series, Marriage Boot Camp, and preparing for the impending release of her memoir next month. "Me and my daughter both wish we had one more day to say, 'I love you,'" says Wright.
Source: lilwaynehq.com