Tyga Settles $1.4M Lawsuit With Concert Promoter
Rapper Tyga has settled a $1.4 million lawsuit with a concert promoter for failing to perform in the United Arab Emirates, documents obtained by The Blast show. While terms of the settlement have not been revealed, the case will be dismissed. Heavy Rotation reportedly paid Tyga $141,000 for three... Read more
Judge Sides With Woman In Sexual Abuse Case Against R. Kelly
R&B star R. Kelly has been under fire with multiple lawsuits against him for alleged sexual abuse, and earlier this week, a Chicago judge ruled in favor of a woman who claimed the singer sexually abused her in the ’90s when she was underage. Heather Williams sued Kelly in... Read more
Longtime Whitecaps Fans Cancel Season Tickets Over Abuse Allegations
Vancouver Whitecaps FC season ticket holders are speaking out about the team’s negligence over abuse allegations about a former women’s team coach, and many fans have cancelled, or are planning to cancel, their memberships. This past February, a blog post emerged from a former player stating their coach had... Read more
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Renovations To Include Indoor Concert Venue
Cleveland’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will undergo a $35 million expansion, which is set to include a new indoor concert space. According to Cleveland.com, the Hall’s Vice President for Finance, Tim Offtermatt, told City Council that the expansion would connect the Rock Hall to the Great Lakes... Read more
Students Urge Fordham To Cancel Sean Kingston Show Amid Allegations
UPDATE – As of Thursday, April 25: According to The Fordham Ram, the Dean of Students has removed Sean Kingston from the university’s Spring Weekend concert lineup, noting that he had listened carefully to the students’ discussion and the implications the rapper would bring to the school.  “Now that... Read more
Travis Scott Ordered To Pay Promoter $383K After Bailing On Concert
Travis Scott must pay a concert promoter $383,000 after he failed to appear at a concert last year even though he was paid $150,000 up-front. The show was set to take place in March 2018 during Super Bowl weekend. According to the promoters PJAM, they paid him to perform at... 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
Super Bowl, NBA Ticket Scammer Sentenced To Prison
A woman who scammed various sports fans out of thousands of dollars for the Super Bowl and NBA Playoffs pleaded guilty to two felony theft charges and was sentenced to 25 and 5 years in prison, respectively. According to Click 2 Houston, Cheryl L. Jackson convinced people to purchase deeply... Read more
R. Kelly’s Finances A Mess, Bank Account Hits Negatives Amid Lawsuits
R. Kelly hit rock bottom — and so have his finances. The R&B singer has been caught in a string of legal battles after Lifetime aired the six-part docu-series Surviving R. Kelly earlier this year, outlining two decades-worth of sexual assault allegations. In addition to the court fees and... Read more