(Video) New Jersey Police Officers Chase A 10-Year-Old Boy With Shot Guns Until Neighbors Intervene

10-year-old Legend Preston, a fifth grader from Newark, NJ was chased with shot guns by local police after they mistook him for a a robbery suspect. Neighbors who saw the account happening shielded around Preston to protect him.

(Video) Erykah Badu Surprises Students In Newark, NJ

As part of the Future Project initiative, which helps bring some brightness into the lives of inner city children with some rough upbringings, Erykah Badu surprised students at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark, NJ this week. Appearing in the cafeteria as the kids entered for what they thought would be a normal lunch, Ms. Badu gave them quite the treat with a live performance of “On and On”, her remix of Kanye’s “Real Friends” and a even a preview of some unreleased music! Check out the video below. For more info on the Future Project, head here.

(Photo) Michael B. Jordan Honored By His Hometown Presented With The Key To Newark

Newark, NJ born and raised actor Michael B. Jordan was presented with the key to Brick City Tuesday (November 17th). Jordan received a key to the city from Mayor Ras Baraka at the Newark Citiplex where Jordan was also hosting a special screening of his latest film, Creed, which features Sylvester Stallone. Hit the jump for more.

Tsu Surf Announces Release Date For ‘Newark’ Mixtape & Will Join Joe Budden For ‘All Love Lost’ Tour

New Jersey’s own Tsu Surf has been leaving his fans in a frenzy as they await the release of his highly-anticipated Newark tape. At last, Surf has finally released both the official artwork and the release date for his latest body of work which he held a private listening party for at Born Fly in NYC recently to give fans a little taste of what he has in store for them.

(Photos+Video) Tsu Surf Holds Private Listening Session At Born Fly In New York City For ‘Newark’ Tape

On Tuesday night (September 29th), New Jersey native Tsu Surf held a private listening concert for his long-anticipated album entitled NEWARK in New York City. The event, which was sponsored by Born Fly and Effen Vodka, was filled with die-hard fans, prestige media personalities from various outlets and a bunch of different rappers/artists such as Manolo Rose, Hell Rell, Emanny, Chad B, Cascio and Luccie Fontane, to just name a few. With music provided by DJ Shy and hosting by Pretty Lou and Hynaken, it was an extremely enjoyable industry networking event with good vibes all around (plus free LQ and food so who can go wrong with that?) Surf put on an intimate concert for the crowd, performing the tracks off of his NEWARK project that has fans going crazy with anticipation for its release. Although there is no set release date yet for the project, it should be out within the next few weeks on iTunes. Check out a full video recap of the event below!

Breaking News: 4 Shot, 1 Killed During Mother’s Day Bike Blessing In Newark

The sound of gunfire could be heard Sunday, in the South Ward section of Newark; as the Newark Knights motorcycle club gathered for it’s annual Mother’s Day Blessing event. Authorities say one person is dead, and at least three are wounded.

(Video) Oh Sh*t! Newark Goons Have A Message For Chief Keef After Dissing Jersey On ‘Faneto’ Track!

Before Chi-town native Chief Keef releases the second installment of his Back From The Dead series on Halloween, he put out four tracks a bit early. However, Keef’s new “Faneto” track seems to have caused the ULTIMATE commotion in not only New Jersey, but Newark more specifically. Being that I live in the Bricks, I have a better insight into what really went down with this new Sosa vs. Newark beef that sparked up. Click below to get the deets.

(Photos) Lil Wayne & Christina Milian Attend Skate Event In NJ Instead Of The VMAs

Lil Wayne and Drake both skipped out on the VMAs yesterday, instead opting to stay on the east coast before their next show tonight in Boston. While the awards went down, Christina Milian and Wayne once again confirmed their coupledom as the pair were spotted in Newark, New Jersey at the 2014 SLS Championship (a skating event.) Check out pics of TNT in the gallery.

Jay Z’s Mom, Gloria Carter, Speaks On Her New Restaurant In New Jersey

We learned of Jay Z’s mom’s new restaurant last week when her famous son and daughter-in-law attended the grand opening. Little was reported about the restaurant, but via an interview with NJ newspaper The Star Ledger, we have more details.

(Photos) Dope! Jay Z & Beyonce Spotted In Newark For His Mother’s Restaurant Opening

Beyonce and hubby Jay Z made their way over to Newark, NJ (Brick City WHADDDDUP) for the opening of his mother Gloria Carter’s new restaurant called Diamondz N Da Ruff. The two showed up at around 7 PM for the ribbon cutting and champagne toast and seemed to be super happy together. Take a look at some pics from the event! (Can’t wait to go check out the new restaurant in my neighborhood… how exciting!)

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