Fresh Kid Ice of 2 Live Crew Dead at 53

Fresh Kid Ice of 2 Live Crew Dead at 53

Fresh Kid Ice, a founding member of influential hip hop group 2 Live Crew, has died in Miami, according to TMZ. Fresh Kid Ice, along with DJ Mr. Mixx, Amazing Vee, and Brother Marquis, represented an early incarnation of 2 Live Crew. The trio later linked with Luther Campbell when he signed them to his record label. According to 2 Live Crew’s manager, Fresh Kid, born Chris Wong Won, died at 7:50 AM Thursday in … Continue reading

[Sports] MLB’s José Fernández Dead

[Sports] MLB's José Fernández Dead

José Fernández, an extremely talented baseball player for the Miami Marlins, has died in a boating accident. Fernández career includes, making an All-Star game in both 2013 and 2016, and winning the 2013 Rookie of the Year award. In a statement from the Marlins organization, they have canceled today’s game against the Atlanta Braves. R.I.P José Fernández. SOURCE: VLADTV

Shawty Lo Dies in Car Accident

Shawty Lo Killed in Car Accident

An Atlanta rapper was killed Wednesday in a fiery crash on I-285 in south Fulton County, according to his official Twitter account. While the Fulton Medical Examiner’s office has not identified the victim in the crash, the rapper’s brother and a manager confirmed Carlos “Shawty Lo” Walker, known for the hit “Dey Know,” died in the accident on the I-285 southbound ramp to Cascade Road. Shawty Lo was also a member of the Atlanta rap … Continue reading

Famed Actor Gene Wilder Dead at 83

Famed Actor Gene Wilder Dead at 83

Gene Wilder, known for his starring roles in “Willy Wonka” and “Blazing Saddles” passed away at the age of 83 due to complications Alzheimer’s disease. Wilder’s nephew confirmed the news to the Associated Press. He was diagnosed in 1999 with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, which was treated with stem cell transplants and radiation. Wilder starred alongside late actor Richard Pryor in a host of movies, including “Stir Crazy,” “See No Evil, Hear No Evil,” and “Blazing Saddles,” … Continue reading

[Video] Bankroll Fresh ‘Ran Up a Check’

[Video] Bankroll Fresh 'Ran Up a Check'

Yesterday was the late Bankroll Fresh’s birthday and everyone celebrate Bank in Atlanta yesterday. We also get a new video from the late rapper for his track “Ran Up A Check” produced by Gotti Rock Solid. Check it out and let us know what you think! Streeeeeeeet! #ripbankrollfresh 

Kimbo Slice Passes Away at 42

Kimbo Slice Passes Away at 42

Kimbo Slice, born Kevin Ferguson, has passed away. He was 42-years-old. The famed MMA fighter Kimbo Slice was admitted to a hospital in a “dire” condition earlier today (June 6) in Florida. Reports TMZ: MMA fighter Kimbo Slice was hospitalized in Florida earlier today … and multiple sources tell TMZ Sports the situation does not look good. Law enforcement sources tell us … Slice was admitted to a hospital near his home in Coral Springs, … Continue reading

Tupac’s Mother, Afeni Shakur, Dead

Tupac's Mother, Afeni Shakur, Dead

The Marin County Sheriff’s office reported on Tuesday morning (May 3) that Afeni Shakur Davis, the mother of late rapper Tupac Shakur, died on Monday night at age 69. A series of follow-up tweets reported that the Sheriff’s Coroners Office will lead the investigation to determine the “exact cause & manner of Afeni Shakur’s death.” Shakur Davis died at her northern California home on Monday night after the Sheriff’s office responded to a report of … Continue reading

Prince Dies at 57 at Paisley Park

Aretha Franklin Speculates on Prince's Death

The hugely popular and acclaimed musician Prince has died at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57, his publicist has said. Police were called to a medical emergency at his Paisley Park estate earlier on Thursday, US media reported. An investigation is underway. Prince became a global superstar in the 1980s, with albums such as 1999, Purple Rain and Sign O’ the Times. He sold more than 100 million records during his career. Born Prince … Continue reading

Pimp C Documentary ‘Long Live the Pimp’

The man born Chad Butler, aka J.R. Ewing, Jack Tripper, Mick Jagger, Tony Snow, Sweet (James) Jones and most famously Pimp C, was one-half of the monumental Southern rap duo Underground Kingz (UGK), who, alongside DJ Screw, Swisha House and Three 6 Mafia, revolutionized hip-hop in the ’90s with their instantly recognizable meshing of hip-hop hi-hats and 808s with soul ballads, chopped and screwed down to a smooth, purple-stained tempo. Hailing from Port Arthur, Texas, … Continue reading

2 Chainz Talks Bankroll Fresh on Wendy Williams

During a recent sit-down with Wendy Williams, 2 Chainz spoke openly about the death of Bankroll Fresh, who was signed to Street Execs, a company 2 Chainz is also affiliated with. When asked about the Atlanta rapper’s death, 2 Chainz described Bankroll Fresh as “an authentic trap rapper,” and he added that he “lit up every room he went into.” Flip to the 7:26 mark in the above video to hear more of what 2 … Continue reading