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Kodak Black Wants the Coronavirus to Last Until He Gets Out

posted by admin March 18, 2020 0 comments

Kodak Black is on lockdown in prison but it appears that he’s keeping up with current events.

On Wednesday (March 18), the Florida rapper posted a now-deleted message on the state of rap music in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

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SXSW conference canceled amid heightened coronavirus concerns

posted by admin March 6, 2020 0 comments

The mayor of Austin, Texas announced on Friday that the city had declared a disaster due to the coronavirus outbreak, a move that resulted in the cancellation of the South by Southwest conference.

The annual event brings thousands of visitors to the city for conferences centered around discussions on technology, media, sports, education and video gaming. There is also a major film festival and a music festival.

“It’s a really important event to our city in a lot of ways, tied to who we are in this city,” Steve Adler, mayor of Austin, said in a press conference. “I look forward to the next iteration of SXSW when it comes back for us.”

The conference has grown in recent years to become one of the most well known events in the U.S. In 2019, the two-week event drew more than 417,000 visitors from 106 countries. According to a report released by SXSW, the event brought $356 million to the city’s economy.

Up until Friday, SXSW had continued to move forward with its plans, adding speakers as recently as this week. Other major events, including Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference and IBM’s Think conference, have been canceled across the country.

Numerous event partners and participants had already pulled out of the two-week conference and festival.

SXSW organizers said they would be exploring options to reschedule the event. They are working to provide a virtual SXSW online experience as soon as possible for 2020 participants.

“‘The show must go on’ is in our DNA, and this is the first time in 34 years that the March event will not take place,” the organizers of the event said in a written statement. “We are now working through the ramifications of this unprecedented situation.

On Sunday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was scheduled for a keynote talk but withdrew following his company’s decision to pull out of the conference and no longer host its SXSW house.

Following Twitter’s withdrawal, Facebook and Intel withdrew on Monday. Facebook had several employees participating as panelists and Intel had on-site activities planned.

On Sunday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was scheduled for a keynote talk but withdrew following his company’s decision to pull out of the conference and no longer host its SXSW house.

“Due to concerns related to coronavirus, our company and employees will not be participating in SXSW this year,” a Facebook spokesperson said in an email

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Oreo-Supreme cookies going for $2.5k+ on eBay.

posted by admin February 20, 2020 0 comments

Oreo’s latest collaboration with streetwear brand Supreme isn’t such a sweet deal. Supreme’s designer Oreos launched in New York City on Thursday, and they are already selling on eBay for more than $10,000.

Supreme, the mega-popular brand known for limited edition merchandise and dedicated fans, recently announced its partnership with Milk’s Favorite Cookie as part of its Spring/Summer 2020 drop. The treats are colored Supreme’s signature bright red and feature its iconic logo scrawled across both the cookie and the similarly-shaped rectangle packaging.

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GETS INTO SHOUTING MATCH WITH EX NICKI Minaj … And Her Hubby Kenneth

posted by admin January 26, 2020 0 comments
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Feds say Charlotte man took $88K from Wells Fargo vault, then flashed cash on Instagram

posted by admin December 14, 2019 0 comments

In April, Wells Fargo handed Arlando Henderson the keys to the vault. Federal prosecutors say he paid the bank back by paying himself.

Handsomely.

According to an indictment unsealed this week in federal court, the Charlotte man helped himself to more than $88,000 in deposits from Wells Fargo customers, then rigged the books in attempt to hide his new income stream. Following an FBI investigation, Henderson was indicted in late November on more than 30 counts of financial institution fraud, theft and embezzlement, and money laundering, among other charges.

What’s more, Henderson couldn’t keep his good fortune to himself. The indictment says Henderson’s chronicled his newfound riches regularly on social media. A check of his Facebook page shows a veritable photo album of Henderson — nickname “AceeyFoez” — living the high life, frequently posing with wads of cash in his hands or strewn on the floor around him.

In another series of photographs, Henderson’s visual aid is a sparkling white Mercedes-Benz. In July, according to the indictment, Henderson drove off the lot at a Northlake dealership in Charlotte with a 2019 Mercedes A2. He put $20,000 down, all in $100 bills. In another photograph, Henderson wears a T-shirt with the initials AWBB. Translation: “Ain’t wit being broke.”

“I make it look easy,” the caption reads, “but this shyt really a PROCESS.”

Prosecutors couldn’t agree more. They say Henderson’s process began in late April, when he was hired to work the cash vault at an undisclosed Wells’ location in Charlotte. Two months later, the indictment shows, he began the first of at least 18 withdrawals — of other people’s money.

He started small. On June 12, he took $446, the indictment alleges. A week later, he pocketed another $200. Two days after that, the take rose to $411. The amount and frequency of the thefts quickly escalated from there: $850 on June 21; $5,465 on July 24; another $5,647 a day later. He welcomed in July with his biggest haul to date — $8,100, prosecutors say.

Henderson eclipsed that amount with an $8,700 theft on July 10, according to the indictment. Five days later he set his one-day high: $13,450.

During that period, according to prosecutors, Henderson made regular deposits through an ATM near work. Most of the transactions involved large amounts of $50 and $100 bills, the indictment says.

All the while, Henderson continued to post on Facebook. A July 14 photograph has him standing next to a car, shoving a handful of bills at the camera. Who carry’s that much cash with them?,” one of his friends responded. “Haven’t you heard of a bank?”

One of Henderson’s last Facebook photographs, with the white Mercedes as a backdrop, was taken in San Diego. The FBI arrested him there on Dec. 4. His California attorney, federal public defender Benjamin Davis, did not respond Friday to an Observer email seeking comment.

Henderson’s arraignment, which will bring him back to Charlotte, has not been scheduled.

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Juice Wrld Dead at 21 After Seizure in Chicago’s Midway Airport

posted by admin December 8, 2019 0 comments
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THE JUDGE THANKS VLADTV FOR HIS INTERVIEW WHICH HELPED THEM CONVICT AR-AB FOR RUNNING A DRUG EMPIRE

posted by admin November 25, 2019 0 comments

Philadelphia rap star AR-AB has learned his fate from a judge earlier this week. The judge has served AR-AB with 20 years plus for running a drug empire and blaming him for murders that happened. When sentencing AR-AB the judge gave a big thank you to VladTV for his interview which he says help them build their case against AR-AB. This should be a eye opener for rappers! Stop talking about what you are doing, the FEDs are watching your social media. Do not brag about crimes you are doing.

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Dame Dash Reportedly Arrested For Failing To Pay Child Support

posted by admin November 20, 2019 0 comments

Damon Dash was arrested for failing to pay child support, TMZ reports. The mogul was leaving a New York courtroom on Wednesday, when “about 7 deputies” reportedly “cuffed and processed” him.

From there, Dash was escorted to Brooklyn, where he paid off the rest of what he owed. He had already cleared another warrant earlier in the day. Per TMZ, Dash spent upwards of a million dollars to wipe his debt clean.

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Dame Dash was in the news last year after he publicly confronted filmmaker Lee Daniels over money he was allegedly owed. Ultimately, the two came to a settlement in September following their legal battle over the Richard Pryor biopic, with Daniels reportedly paying Dash somewhere around $1.7 million. However, it would appear the money Dash received from Daniels wasn’t his only financial concern.

In an unnamed ongoing lawsuit, TMZreports that Dash has filed legal documents indicating that he’s broke. He is required to pay $2,400 in the suit, but has claimed he can’t afford it. “My income streams have all been garnished,” Dash reportedly wrote. “It is very difficult to address the mounting bills until I receive some relief from the courts.”

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Lil Reese reportedly shot, in critical condition

posted by admin November 12, 2019 0 comments

Police confirm that lil Reese was shot in the neck earlier today in Chicago. When they arrived in the scene the driver seat was full of blood and they transported lil Reese to a nearby hospital. He is currently in critical condition, we’re sending our prayers 🙏 to him

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Queens Man Caught Trafficking Nearly $15 Million in Fake Timberlands & UGGs

posted by admin October 29, 2019 0 comments

A Queens man was busted Tuesday for flooding New York with nearly $5 million in phony Timberlands and UGG boots, authorities said.

Since 2011, Hai Long Huang has transported thousands of pairs of the shoes from China to the U.S. via shipping containers, according to a complaint filed against him in Manhattan federal court.

Huang allegedly hawked the counterfeit footwear from tables he set up on the corner of Delancey and Suffolk streets, according to the court papers.

The pairs of shoes typically arrived as “generic,” the documents say, but were then stamped with UGG and Timberland logos in order to sell them for more. Others arrived already bearing the false logos.

“Some of these boots are produced to resemble Timberland and UGG boots in design and color, but significantly, are ‘generic,’” the complaint reads. “That is, these boots are imported into the United States without the inclusion of logos that are trademarks registered with the United States Patent and Trademark office.”

Timberlands typically sell for $140 to $400 pair, while UGGs can cost between $140 and $545, depending on the design.

Feds cracked down on Huang after multiple undercover agents bought boots in bulk from the shoe peddler, who in one August 2019 instance sold a dozen pairs of Timberlands to an undercover for $515.

Huang is expected to appear in Manhattan federal court later Tuesday to face charges of trafficking counterfeit goods.