Earlier this week the world found out that the legendary New York DJ, Big Kap has passed away at the age of 45. This news completely shocked the Hip Hop community and left them and everyone else wondering what was the cause of this tragedy. Now, just days later it has just been revealed exactly what the cause of death was.
Last night at B.B King’s in New York City, 50 Cent performed for his The Kanan Tape Reloaded release party and didn’t stray from throwing shots at his latest victim from the MMG camp – Meek Mill. Throwing it back to ’03, Fif was rocking the classic red bulletproof vest on stage and it’s safe to say New York still has his back after consistently chanting “F*ck Meek Mill!” Hit the jump for footage and details of the show.
As if Chinese spots aren’t questionable enough, one restaurant might be a lot less busy after a patron caught the workers fighting off raccoons that were trying to get into the kitchen. Now these animals usually run off when approached by humans but this group was fearless and held on to the door even when hit by a broom. Scary to imagine why they were going so hard . . . See the video after the jump!
Apparently nobody is safe in these cold streets, not even those minding their business and walking to work. 24-year-old Amanda Morris of Brooklyn was slashed multiple times across her face while walking to work in midtown. Witnesses say she arrived to work bleeding and was taken to a nearby hospital where she received several stitches along her face. Morris stated that she does not know the culprit and warns others to trust their instincts to avoid random acts of violence like the one she endured. Learn more after the jump!
A Bronx father is being charged with murder after his daughter was found dead from strangulation and head trauma in his apartment. Anddrea Caruth was considered a missing person after her boyfriend filed a missing person’s report on her earlier in the week. Caruth’s father, whom she shared her home with, and her boyfriend, who was the last person to see her alive, were both people of interest in the missing persons case up until she was found in the basement apartment of her home where her father lives. Her body was discovered in a closet partially covered in gravel after authorities followed a deadly smell that began to consume the home. Sources tell NY Daily News that Caruth and her father, 61-year-old William Caruth, had an argument about her choice to take out a second mortgage on the home they shared which may have led to this murder. Caruth was a daycare operator and expecting her own child very soon.
Ladies and gentleman – the moment you’ve all been waiting for is almost here. This Thursday, January 7th, New York’s new medical marijuana program will be launched by state officials! As of Thursday, at least one dispensary will be ready in Union Square with more opening in days to come. The other locations include Murray Hill, the Bronx and Queens and are expected to open sometime later in the month.
This is kinda crazy and would certainly cripple both of these companies, or at the very least make them want to stop fighting to have business in the state of New York. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is now attempting to force both companies to pay back customers from the state who lost money on their sites.
After recently announcing his forthcoming album entitled The Young OG Project 2 that is set to hit stores on Christmas, Fabolous got his fans in a frenzy. For the latest installment of Billboard’s Greatest of All Time segment, Brooklyn’s own Fabolous ran down the list of his top five favorite New York rappers. Being that Fab himself is on most people’s list when it comes to the most lyrically talented out of New York, this shall be interesting to see who made his top five list. See for yourself below!
Earlier this week, New York State Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, ordered companies Draft Kings & Fan Duel to cease operations in the state. He wants to ban fantasy games in New York and he made the order go into effect immediately, essentially shutting down both of the huge daily fantasy sports leagues. It didn’t take long for them to fire back, as they filed a lawsuit to prevent the ban and asking the court for help.