Posts Tagged ‘Prison’

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Real Housewives of Atlanta husband Apollo Nida has been sentenced to 8 years in jail after pleading guilty to identity theft and fraud charges…

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In this Feb. 1, 2013, photo provided by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

 

Former rapper Ja Rule was release from an upstate New York prison on Thursday morning after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession.

Unfortunately for Rule, the 36-year-old musician will be headed straight into another facility to serve time for his tax case…

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Things just got a little more real for lawyer, and reality television star Phaedra Parks. Author Angela Stanton has put the self-described “southern belle” on blast in her new book. (more…)

 

Rapper DMX visited The Breakfast Club on New York’s Power 105.1 earlier today. The rapper who’s been embroiled in a paternity lawsuit spoke about his relationship with Jay-Z, and Ja Rule; keeping things 100 in the industry; young rappers including Drake; prison, and women. (more…)

 

Typically prisoners who’ve been incarcerated for some time develop beautiful penmanship. Since Lil Wayne is the consummate businessman, he’s taken it a bit further and will actually pen a book based on his 8-month bid at the Rikers Island Correctional Facility in New York in 2010. Wayne’s book titled, “Gone Till November” will be available on November 28 on the Grand Central Publishing imprint of the Hachette Book Group.

 

Ben Greenberg, executive editor at Grand Central Publishing said in an interview with “The Hollywood Reporter;” ‘He kept detailed journals of his inner and outer life while he was on Rikers Island, and they certainly tell a story. They are revealing.’

 

Wayne’s journals detailed the type of people he met, how he felt while incarcerated, and thoughts about family and friends.

 

We can’t wait to take a peek at what’s inside Wayne’s book. If anything we hope this serves as a cautionary tail for young men on the wrong path.

 

Do you believe “Gone Til November” will be worth a read?

 

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