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Shaggy Not Actually Dead, Snoop Lion Sued by Real Rastafarian, Vybz Kartel Trial Postponed & More

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Good news! Shaggy was not stabbed to death. A rep for the “It Wasn’t Me” singer denied reports claiming he was recently the victim of a brutal attack, saying “[Shaggy] is like a cat with 9 lives … but I can happily report that he’s alive and kicking.” Glad he’s still kicking. [SFGate]

Vybz Kartel‘s murder trial has been postponed yet again, this time due to a lack of jurors. Also, he’s absolutely terrifying looking. [Examiner]

Guess who’s not really feeling Snoop Lion‘s new Rastarian alias? Actual Rastafarians. Bunny Wailer is reportedly suing the rapper, claiming he has engaged in “outright fraudulent use of Rastafari Community’s personalities and symbolism.” [NME]

Reebok and Tyga have unveiled 17 color schemes for Tyga’s T-Raww sneaker, all of which are extremely ugly. [AllHipHop]

The Roots have been working on their new album, and the title they’ve chosen to run with is & Then You Shoot Your Cousin, which could also be the title of any alt-rock album from the ’90′s. The ’90′s was a pretty good time, though. [MTV]

Kendrick Lamar‘s second single, “Swimming Pools (Drank),” has been certified platinum, selling over 1,000,000 units. That’s ill. [HipHopDX]


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