Gucci Mane pleaded guilty to assault yesterday (September 15).
Guwop was sentenced to three years in prison for assaulting an Army staff sergeant with bottle in a nightclub on March 16, 2013. The sergeant reportedly walked up to Gucci Mane’s VIP area and was looking to take a picture with the rapper before being hit with the bottle.
My Baby Daddy, Common, Needs Your Prayers!
Rapper Common’s father, Lonnie Lynn, passed away on Monday at the age of 71. Common confirmed the death via a interview on Monday
Are You Ready For The Hip Hop Awards!
The annual BET Hip Hop Awards are right around the corner, and the list of rap stars that will take the stage that night has been announced. According to Billboard, the event’s host Snoop Dogg will also be one of the performers for the evening.
Other rap acts tapped to perform include Common, Birdman, DJ Premier, DJ Mustard, Rich Homie Quan, Bobby Shmurda, Young Thug, Vince Staples, Jay Electronica, Migos, YG and Rae Sremmurd. Nelly and Teyana Taylor will be among the show’s presenters.
Doug E. Fresh will join MC Lyte, LL Cool J, Salt-N-Pepa, Russell Simmons, and Grandmaster Flash as a recipient of the “I Am Hip Hop Icon Award.” The next big announcement will be which emcees will take part in the highly anticipated BET Cyphers.
The 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards will be taped on September 20 at Atlanta’s Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. The television broadcast will premiere on the network on October 14 at 8 pm ET.
August Alsina collapses onstage??
Fans were totally freaking out after up-and-comer August Alsina, 22, collapsed while performing at the Irving Plaza in New York City on Sept. 15. He was wheeled away on a stretcher, according to a report from TMZ! Now, a member of his personal security has released a statement updating August’s fans on the R&B singer’s condition and the reason for his collapse.
August Alsina’s Recovery: Bodyguard Says Dehydration Caused Collapse In Statement
Here’s the statement that Terrance Holloway released on Instagram early in the morning of Sept. 16:
“Hey everybody! Asina nation; all our auggies! This big T… just letting everybody know that yungin’ is OK and making a full recovery… He was super dehydrated. he’s good, he’s stable, and sleeping like a baby! He gave me a thumbs up b4 I walked out of his room. I know y’all love my goon just as much as I do. Thank you for all ya prayers, tweets, IG love and all that. NY we owe u a few more songs… be back soon. Love