Man Sentenced For Selling Counterfeit Superbowl, NCAA Tickets
A Georgia man was sentenced to more than four years in prison after pleading guilty to selling counterfeit tickets to the Super Bowl, as well as All-Star and NCAA Championship games. Eugene Smith, 45, of Lithonia, was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to traffic... Read more
Rapper Remy Ma Under Investigation For Altercation At Concert
Things got a little heated during a benefit concert in Manhattan on Thursday when rapper Remy Ma punched Love & Hip-Hop star Brittany Taylor backstage at Irving Plaza. Ma was supposed to perform at the Pretty Lou third annual benefit show, featuring a set from Fat Joe. However, a... Read more
Kodak Black Arrested At U.S. Border, Cancels Shows In MA, CT
Rapper Kodak Black had to cancel shows in Massachusetts and Connecticut last-minute after he was arrested at the U.S. border for possession of marijuana and weapons. He was slated to perform in Boston at the House of Blues on Wednesday, but last-minute, as fans were waiting outside the venue,... Read more
Dubai Claims R. Kelly Was Never Scheduled To Perform In The City
R. Kelly asked a judge to let him leave the U.S. despite sexual abuse charges to play a few shows in Dubai next month, but according to the city’s government, the R&B singer was never scheduled to perform there. Currently, Kelly is free on bond following his arrest for... Read more
R. Kelly Returns To Jail After Failing To Pay Child Support
Update – as of Saturday, March 9: R. Kelly was bailed out of jail from a “benefactor” who helped him pay the $160,000 he owed to his ex wife in child support, TMZ reports. He told reporters, “I promise we’re gonna straighten all this out. That’s all I can... Read more
Former Iowa Radio Host Charged In $1.5M Ticket Scam
A former Iowa-based sports radio host has been indicted on federal charges after allegedly scamming multiple investors out of $1.5 million in a ticket resale scheme. According to the Des Moines Register, Marty Tirrell, 59, faces six federal fraud charges for allegedly stealing over $1 million from at least... Read more
ICE Arrests 21 Savage Ahead Of Concert For Allegedly Overstaying Visa
Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was arrested by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Sunday in Atlanta for allegedly overstaying his U.S. visa, an ICE spokesperson said. According to CNN, ICE said that Shayaabin Abraham-Joseph, who goes by his stage name 21 Savage, is a citizen of the UK... Read more
6ix9ine Could Face Life Sentence For Firearm Charges, Gunpoint Robbery
The Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine has been making headlines lately with a hefty criminal record, and while he’s been able to dodge most of the charges, his latest arrest could land him in prison – for life. Back in 2015, the rapper, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, was... Read more
Dead & Co Fan Sues Live Nation, MSG For Alleged False Accusations
While at a Dead and Company show at New York City’s Madison Square Garden last year, a fan was arrested for trespassing into the show, but he is now suing Live Nation and the venue for defamation. According to The Blast, the fan, David Roberti, attended the show on... Read more
Cardi B Arrested, Charged After Fight In New York Strip Club
Rapper Cardi B was arrested and charged with two misdemeanors after an altercation at a strip club in Queens, New York. Cardi was at Angels Strip Club on August 29 since her husband Offset was performing with Migos. She allegedly told her posse to attack two bartenders with bottles,... Read more