Kanye West has been taken to UCLA Medical Center for psychiatric evaluation.
According to law enforcement sources … cops responded to a call for a welfare check on Kanye around 1:20 PM PT. He wasn’t at his home at the time. We’re told paramedics also responded and ended up transporting Kanye to the hospital by ambulance.
Sources connected to Kanye tell us he was getting checked out by one of his doctors for severe sleep deprivation when someone — possibly the physician — decided he needed to be admitted.
Law enforcement sources tell us Kanye did not want to go, and was restrained when he was transported.
The hospitalization comes on the heels of Kanye abruptly cancelling the remainder of his Saint Pablo Tour, and launching into a verbal attack on Jay Z and Beyonce.
Young Drohas run into some legal trouble for the second time this year, withFox 5 Atlantareporting that the rapper has been arrested at Georgia Southern University after authorities caught him with drugs and a firearm on campus Sunday (Aug. 28).
It’s the first new A Tribe Called Quest album in 18 years.
Legendary music exec L.A. Reid has hip-hop heads losing their collective shit after revealing there will likely be a new A Tribe Called Quest album dropping in the near future. While guesting on the Rap Radar podcast, the former Island Def Jam CEO was joking with the hosts about bringing OutKast “out of retirement” when he nonchalantly switched the focus, Continue reading →
Bloggers Note: Thank you M.J…..We needed your voice on this one!!!
Current NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade are among the many professional athletes who have spoken out about the recent police-related shootings and the importance of social change in America, using their celebrity and the professional sports platform to do so.
Professional mixed martial artist Kimbo Slice died Monday at age 42, Bellator MMA announced.
“We are all shocked and saddened by the devastating and untimely loss of Kimbo Slice, a beloved member of the Bellator family,” Bellator president Scott Coker said in a statement, calling Slice “a charismatic, larger-than-life personality that transcended the sport.”
“Outside of the cage he was a friendly, gentle giant and a devoted family man,” Coker said. “His loss leaves us all with extremely heavy hearts, and our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Ferguson family and all of Kimbo’s friends, fans, and teammates.”
Shots were fired at New York City’s Irving Plaza on Wednesday night (May 25) ahead of T.I. scheduled performance at the venue. The NYPD confirmed that a 33-year-old man was pronounced dead at Beth Israel Hospital. Three others – including a 34-year-old man in critical condition and a 26-year-old woman in stable condition – were injured. A source later confirmed to XXL that rapper Troy Ave was the third injured person. He suffered a wound from a bullet
Drake’s 21,000 square-foot mega-mansion will include a basketball court, spa, and jersey museum.
From a shout-out with his last album’s artwork and (initial) title to acting as the Toronto Raptor’s global ambassador, Drake has been recognized as a vocal supporter of his home city.
Still, because people have to bitch about something, the “what’s up with that?” contingent has taken pains to point out Champagne Papi seems to spend most of his time at his palatial California mansion.
Well, they can prepare to eat crow, because Aubrey’s bringing his fine-living ways back home and building a Toronto mansion that’s literally too big for the neighbourhood. Continue reading →
Real Husbands of Hollywood star Duane Martin and his wife, Martin actress Tisha Campbell-Martin, are in some intense financial debt — so deep that they were forced to file for bankruptcy at the top of the year in California.
According to The Daily Mail, the couple claimed they owe more than $15 million and currently have only Continue reading →
Police investigated a homicide outside Street Execs Studio early Saturday morning in Atlanta, 11 Alive reported. A rap artist in his 20s was shot and died while in transit to the hospital, they said. The man is believed to have been rapper Bankroll Fresh.
At 2:00 a.m. EST, the man’s name and information regarding suspects or a motive had not Continue reading →
Columbus Short has a new woman in his life, and she might look familiar. The former Scandal star is coupled up with none other than Karrine Steffans, aka Superhead! What’s more, they appear to have already jumped the broom.
In my own personal journey of trying to be a better person, I realized that it was all about aiming to be happy. Nothing more, nothing less. When you’re happy, you’re effectively better in every aspect of your life.
The second realization is that happiness comes from shedding the unnecessary in life, as in you need to stop caring about certain things.
The third realization? A lot of these unnecessary things are painfully obvious. More often than not, it’s plain common sense.
Rapper 50 Cent is taking aim at longtime rival Rick Ross with a $2 million lawsuit.
Fitty, whose real name is Curtis Jackson III, filed suit against Ross, whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II, in federal bankruptcy court in Connecticut on Wednesday, charging that Ross ripped off his smash “In Da Club.”
“‘In Da Club’ is an iconic song that enhanced Jackson’s fame and fueled the celebrity status he holds today,” the suit says of the No. 1 hit.
Tom Ford’s much anticipated 50-strong Lips & Boys collection was always going to cause a stir. In addition to 25 best-selling lippies came the arrival of 25 new Boys, named after men the designer admires. So, which one sold out within minutes? Drake. Obviously!