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Shawty Redd Turns Himself in for Murder
Atlanta-based producer Shawty Redd turned himself in to police this weekend, after shooting and killing a man in his Hampton, Ga. home.
According to reports, Redd, born Demetrius Stewart, was in his home with the man, early on New Year's Day (read: late night NYE), when the two got into an argument a…
Jermaine Dupri Won’t Visit Da Brat in Jail
Super-producer Jermaine Dupri is bashing claims that he abandoned longtime friend and collaborator Da Brat while she serves a three-year prison sentence for assault. Brat, born Shawntae Harris, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault following a 2007 altercation with a hostess in Durpi's Atlanta n…
Katt Williams Arrested for Burglary, Trespassing
Comedian Katt Williams was arrested near Atlanta, Georgia last night (Nov. 8), and charged with burglary and criminal trespassing.
The Coweta County Sheriff's Office confirmed that a suburban Atlanta homeowner contacted police at around 9PM Sunday night, claiming the 38-year-old comedian &qu…
Atlanta Library Builds Tupac Archive
Afeni Shakur-Davis, mother of rap legend Tupac Shakur, has partnered with an Atlanta library to build an archive of Tupac's collected work. The collection, housed at Atlanta University Center's Robert W. Woodruff Library, will allow students access to Tupac's extensive musical catalo…
Killer Mike Changes Name to ‘Mike Bigga’
Grammy Award-winning Atlanta rapper Killer Mike has decided to change his name. The well-respected rapper, who recently signed with T.I.'s Grand Hustle, has opted to go with the far less aggressive sounding moniker, Mike Bigga.
"I wanted to do it fora a long time," Mike said..…