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Queens Woman Charged With Murder For Illegal Butt Injections

A Queens woman has been charged with murder after allegedly causing the death a Harlem woman an illegal butt enhancement procedure. Back in July, Latesha Bynum, 31, got butt injections and she fell ill the same day, passing away two weeks later. 

Reports DNAInfo New York:

The late Bynum met with a “nurse” at a Dunkin’ Donuts that was reportedly used a waiting room by the person who performed the fatal procedure.

The injections occurred at a residential building on E. 21st St. near Stuyvesant Town where Spence, who seems to have no medical training, acted as a nurse. .

However, the physician has not yet been arrested but the cops are still looking for him.

According to the New York Daily News, Spence used to date the “physician.”

Photo: Facebook

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<i>Coming To America</i> Sequel In Development, Eddie Murphy Will Star

Coming To America is easily one the best films to come out the 1980’s, that’s not up for debate. A sequel to the classic hit film starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall is currently in the works according to The Hollywood Reporter:

THR reports:

Although there is no deal in place, Murphy is involved with the development the sequel — which will be produced by Kevin Misher — and is expected to star.

So this clears up the on-again, f-again rumors about Murphy working on the film.

The sequel doesn’t count without James Earl Jones as King Jaffe Jfer. Just saying. Rest in power to the late Madge Sinclair, who played Queen Aeoleon.

Photo: WENN.com

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Wiz Khalifa & French Montana To Star In Netflix’s Hip Hop Comedy “The After Party”

Wiz Khalifa, French Montana and Teyana Taylor are among those set to star in Netflix’s upcoming Hip Hop comedy The After Party, according to Variety.

The film, which is written and directed by How to Make It in America’s Ian Edelman, is reported to revolve around two best friends trying to land a record deal on their last night together before one heads f to college and the other leaves for military service. During the course one wild night, the pair embarks on a tumultuous journey that will determine the fate their futures.

The picture, which has recently started production, will reportedly shoot for six weeks in New York, including on location at The Meadows Music and Arts Festival at Citi Field in Queens, and a live concert at the Gramercy Theatre in Manhattan.

Def Pictures – Russell Simmons’ newly founded film and television production company – will team up with Live Nation Productions, WorldStarHipHop and Hunting Lane Films to make the film.

The late founder WorldStarHipHop, Lee “Q” O’Denat, was inspired to develop the idea because his love classic films like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and American Graffiti, an accompanying announcement said.

Ventura, CA rapper Kyle, Blair Underwood, Jordan Rock (the brother comedian and actor Chris Rock), Harrison Holzer and Shelley Hennig are also reported to star, along with a number yet-to-be-announced celebrity cameos.

The film is scheduled for release in 2018, according to IMDB’s listing.

Netflix has released a number Hip Hop-related programs in recent times. The streaming platform released a four-part documentary series titled Hip Hop Evolution late last year, which traced the origins Hip Hop culture back to its roots in The Bronx and featured in-depth interviews with a number cultural personalities.

Earlier this month, it was reported that John Legend was collaborating with Netflix and former NBC executive Jeff Gaspin to develop Rhythm & Flow, an unscripted talent competition series that pits rappers against one another while also focusing on soul and R&B.

Netflix did cancel their Hip Hop-centered drama The Get Down after just one season earlier this year, citing low ratings and production issues. The show was reported to be one Netflix’s priciest endeavors, costing over $120 million.

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Dumbfoundead & Open Mike Eagle Spit Bars On “Adventure Time”

Rappers Dumbfoundead, Open Mike Eagle and Rekstizzy all featured in a new episode Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time on Sunday (September 17).

The episode, titled “Son Rap Bear,” was part four new back-to-back episodes that premiered this past weekend. They served as the first new episodes Adventure Time to air since mid-July.

The episode begins with Son Rap Bear – voiced by Dumbfoundead – beating a gingerbread man, who is played by Open Mike Eagle, in a rap battle at an open mic night. Son Rap Bear then goes head-to-head against Flame Princess, the sovereign one the show’s many kingdoms. When the battle comes around, Son Rap Bear takes a slew shots at Flame Princess, leaving the audience convinced he will walk away as the winner. Flame Princess begins her round with some st verbal jabs, only to later choke in front the crowd. However, after continuous taunts from the audience, she loses her cool and lets f a string lethal shots that win over those in attendance.

“I thought I was the God rap, rivaled by none/ But I’m more like bubble wrap ‘cause she squashed me for fun,” Son Rap Bear spits after being handed a decisive L.

Dumbfoundead, Open Mike Eagle and Rekstizzy aren’t the only rappers to have appeared on Adventure Time. In 2010, Biz Markie lent his vocals as the voice Snorlock, while in 2013 and 2016, Donald Glover – also known musically as Childish Gambino – played the role Marshall Lee for two episodes.

Following its premiere on Sunday, Dumbfoundead posted a number clips from the episode to his Instagram. The former battle rapper has been busy with TV and film recently, including with a recurring role in Season 3 the 50 Cent executive-produced show Power, and parts in the Bad Rap documentary and Bodied, the battle rap satire film produced by Eminem that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier in September.

Open Mike Eagle – who just released his Brick Body Kids Still Daydream project last week – also took to Instagram before and after the episode’s premiere, as did Queens, New York rapper Rekstizzy, who appeared alongside Dumbfoundead in the Bad Rap documentary and on Power. He’s also previously collaborated with Lil Fame M.O.P. for the track “Come At Me Bro.”

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Nas Calls Nicki Minaj His "Shorty" In New Series Of Photos

After reports emerged over the weekend that Nicki Minaj and Nas have been dating since May, the (alleged) high prile couple posted a new batch photos to their respective Instagram accounts on Sunday (September 17).

This time, the photos captured the pair posing in matching Gucci gear next to the Illmatic mastermind’s 1988 190E Mercedes-Benz, something he evidently picked up for his 44th birthday.

Nas’ caption read: Got my Bday 1988 190E Benz & picked up Shorty from Queens! We Out!”

Minaj was more elusive with her caption, writing, “Nasty Nas hopped out the illmatic ’88 benz tryna holla @ me earlier today in Queens.”

Dating rumors have been flying since May when Minaj posted a photo herself with Nas at his Sweet Chick restaurant in New York. Then last week, a video surfaced Nas’ 44th birthday party that showed the Queens MC kissing and licking Minaj’s face.

Minaj broke up with former flame Meek Mill in January and has remained tight-lipped about her private life. During an interview with daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, she did admit she and Nas had sleepovers, but they hadn’t done the “nasty.”

“We have had sleepovers],” she said. “I go to him. I just thought him coming to me was too forward. Let me clarify … I know people are going to think … no. We didn’t do the …”

“Nasty,” DeGeneres said, completing Minaj’s sentence.

“Because you know, I’m just chillin’ right now,” Minaj continued. “I’m celibate. I wanted to go a year without dating any man. I hate men. But I might make an exception to the rule for him because he’s so dope.”

Whether the recent photoshoot was simply a pressional endeavor or a symbol something more (or both) remains to be seen.

For now, check out more their photos below.

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Janet Jackson Cosigns Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow"

Bronx rapper Cardi B continues to see her prile grow with her latest cosign.

During one Janet Jackson’s State Of The World Tour stops, the pop icon danced along to Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow.”

Cardi shared amateur video from Jackson’s performance, and added that it was a “dream” to see the singer perform along to her song, which has proven to be a monster on the charts.

“The type shit you can only dream .Have to thank the Queen Janet Jackson for showing BODAKYELLOW LOVE !!,” Cardi B wrote in a tweet sent on Sunday (September 17).

In addition to “Bodak Yellow” receiving the Janet cosign, the song recently secured the #2 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song is currently sandwiched between Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” and Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito.”

Depending on this week’s numbers, Cardi could be looking at her first #1 record on the Billboard Hot 100.

For those interested in witnessing Janet Jackson’s performances first-hand, the Grammy Award-winning singer is scheduled to make stops in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Detroit, and a number other U.S. cities from now until December, as part her State Of The World Tour.

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Nas Calls Nicki Minaj His Shorty On IG, Must Be Blowing Her Back Out [Photos]

Nas took to Instagram to post pics him, his OG Benz and Nicki Minaj. He referred to the fellow Queens rappers as his “shorty.”

This clearly confirmed that Esco is surely blowing her back out, right?

You care.

Word is Nas and Nicki have been an item since May. You may recall Nicki telling Ellen Degeneres that she’s had sleepovers with the “Dr. Knockboots” rapper. What grown man you know, named Nas, has “sleepovers”? Just saying.

Peep the evidence below and on the following pages.

Also, that ’88 Benz 190E is yoga flames. Apparently, his homie Will Castro Unique Rides hooked it up and they documented the entire process.


Photo: Instagram

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Beyoncé Had The Fun Bags Sitting Up High On Date Night With Jay-Z

Beyoncé is taking that whole milk doing the body good thing way literally, this after the superstar songstress shared photos date night with her husband, Jay-Z. Queen Bey had the fun bags sitting high and heavy in a plunging top while traipsing around New York and taking in a hit Broadway play.

The Carters were attendees at the Dear Evan Hansen show at the Music Box Theater, going backstage to greet fans with Beyoncé reportedly emotionally moved by the performance according to a report from Page Six. Via her Instagram page, Queen Bey shared photos the night and looked amazing in her f the shoulder number and those aforementioned globes joy.

Check out images Bey and Jay hitting the town and Broadway for date night below and on the following pages.

Photo: Instagram

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Nicki Minaj & Nas Have Reportedly Been Dating Since May

New York, NY – Well, it looks like everyone can stop speculating on the relationship status between Nicki Minaj and Nas. According to E! News, the couple has been dating since May.

Earlier this week, the rumor mill went wild after video surfaced Nas’ 44th birthday party at The Pool Room in New York City, which clearly showed the Queens legend kissing (and licking) the self-proclaimed Black Barbie.

On Friday (September 15), Nas appeared to make it somewhat ficial when he posted a photo himself and Minaj to his Instagram account with the caption, “Virgo Season With my Real One From Queens! @nickiminaj #hennessylife.”

While Minaj was less conspicuous in her caption, she also posted a photo to her Instagram account on Friday from Nas’ birthday celebration that showed the couple in an embrace with giant smiles plastered across their faces.

The day before, Thursday (September 13), she posted yet another photo them posing next to Swizz Beatz and his wife Alicia Keys. Once again, they’re arm in arm and look very much like a couple.

Minaj broke up with longtime boyfriend Meek Mill in January and started popping up with Nas in May. The rumors started to fly then after Minaj and Nas both posted an Instagram photo what looked like an intimate dinner together.

An insider close to the situation reportedly told E! News, “Nicki is not the type to date around. They are still getting to know each other.”

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