The Weeknd was arrested in Las Vegas this Saturday, after allegedly punching a cop.

The Weeknd just had a pretty crazy… umm… weekend in Las Vegas, as reports indicate the singer was arrested for striking a police officer on Saturday.

According to TMZ, Abel was involved in a scuffle that broke out at Cromwell Hotel around 4:20 AM that morning. When police intervened, the singer was apparently pulled into an elevator by a cop, at which point he is said to have punched the officer in the head. After that, he was brought into custody for “battery of a protected person”, though he’s already out on bail. As of yesterday, he was on a plane out of the city, captioning his Instagram post of the plane with “escaped from Las Vegas”.


A local rapper convicted of shooting and killing a female police officer nearly 20 years ago will live to see another day — and then some — thanks to a stay of execution granted by a Philadelphia judge.

Christopher Douglas Roney, a.k.a. Cool C, 45, was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 after an execution warrant was signed last November by Gov. Tom Corbett.

In December, Roney, best known for the late 90s hit “Glamorous Life,” was granted an emergency stay of execution by Philly Judge L. Felipe Restrepo.

Roney was found guilty of the murder of Philadelphia Police Officer Lauretha Vaird on Oct. 30, 1996. Two days later, he was sentenced to death.

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Beanie Sigel Reportedly Released From Hospital


Beanie Sigel’s pal Neef Buck says the Philly rapper’s finally out of the hospital.

Exactly a month ago, Beanie Sigel was shot in the torso following an altercation in Pleasantville, New Jersey, and he’s been in the hospital ever since. Apart from an early report that the rapper was in “critical condition,” we’ve been kept in the dark about his status, but thanks to his fellow formerState Property member Neef Buck, we’ve got a bit of good news. According to Neef, Sigel’s been released from the hospital.

Sharing the news via an Instagram post (Above), Neef caught a shot of Sigel’s back as he entered a van.

ESPN’s Stuart Scott Dead At Age 49

espn_sscott_02_600x600 We’re very sorry to report that longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott has passed away after battling cancer. According to ESPN, the 49-year old passed away Sunday morning, January 4. “He didn’t just push the envelope,” says sports radio host and former ESPN anchor Dan Patrick. “He bulldozed it.”

Stuart was a 22-year member of the ESPN staff.

“Think about that phrase, ‘As cool as the other side of the pillow.’ It’s a hot, stifling night. You’re having trouble sleeping. But then you think to turn the pillow over, and, Wow, it’s cool, and it feels so good,” said anchor Jay Harris. “Well, that’s who Stuart is. He is ‘the other side of pillow,’ the man who made sportscasting cool. God bless whoever it was who thought to rearrange the bedding at ESPN.”



Reports indicate that Lil Wayne may be threatening Cash Money with legal action if “Tha Carter V” isn’t released soon.

While it’s not clear exactly what’s going on behind the scenes at Cash Money, it seems that Lil Wayne may still be having some difficulty releasing his upcoming album, Tha Carter V. We’ve heard mixed reports from Wayne on his current situation, first airing out frustrations with the label on Twitter, and later stating that there was “nothing else” but Young Money for him. While Weezy’s last public statement appeared encouraging (though it also could have been a backhanded remark on the “Cash Money” section of the label), sources close to YMCMB now tell otherwise.

According to TMZ, Wayne may be threatening legal action if his album does not see release soon. The New Orleans rapper is apparently willing to go to court to get out of his deal if C5 doesn’t materialize.

The gossip site’s sources also claim that Weezy and his mentor Birdman are not on speaking terms at the moment. We’ll keep you updated on any new information.

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