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Ralo Arrested For Conspiracy To Commit Felony

DeKalb County, GA – Atlanta rapper Ralo — real name Terrell Davis — was booked into a DeKalb County jail on Saturday morning (April 14). According to the DeKalb County website, the 23-year-old was arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit a felony, although his jailing profile indicates the charges have been dropped. A spokesperson for the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office told HipHopDX he has not yet been released. In February, Ralo was stopped for driving with a suspended license. Following the incident, he told his side of the story in an Instagram post and claimed he was stopped because he’s the “#1 most hated type of guy in this country.” The Gucci Mane affiliate’s latest project, Diary Of The Streets 3, was released on February 9 and serves as his seventh mixtape.

Rapper Sheck Wes Explains Why He Named ‘Mo Bamba’ Song After Hoops Star

Rapper Sheck Wes Here’s Why I Named My Hit Song After a Hoops Phenom!! 4/18/2018 1:55 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Basketball prodigy Mo Bamba ain’t even in the NBA yet, but that didn’t stop rising rap star Sheck Wes from giving him the ultimate tribute in his breakout single … and TMZ Sports has the backstory. We spoke with the Harlem spitter about his uber-catchy song titled after the ex-U. of Texas hooper … and he explains Bamba asked him for a shout-out in one of his tracks … and Sheck did him one better!! Sheck says he and the 6’11” Bamba spent their childhood together in NY … and explains how their journeys are similar, despite different career paths. FYI — If you haven’t heard of the 19-year-old MC yet … it’s just a m...

Mobb Deep’s Ex-Manager Sues for Half a Million Bucks

Mobb Deep Sued Ex-Mgr Says He’s the Shook One … Group Owes Me $500k!!! 4/18/2018 2:22 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Mobb Deep‘s huge success in the rap game came at the expense of the group’s managers … according to a massive lawsuit. Buck 50 Productions says they managed the careers of Prodigy and Havoc from 2010 until Prodigy’s death last summer — and over that period the rappers racked up a serious tab. In the suit, Buck 50 says their team booked touring, recording and endorsement deals. They also paid advances to Mobb Deep … for which Buck 50 was never reimbursed, they say. Total cost for services rendered, according to the suit — at least $500,000. TMZ broke the story … Prodigy died in June 2017, when he choked on an egg while hospitalize...

Facebook has a new job posting calling for chip designers

Facebook has posted a job opening looking for an expert in ASIC and FPGA, two custom silicon designs that companies can gear toward specific use cases — particularly in machine learning and artificial intelligence. There’s been a lot of speculation in the valley as to what Facebook’s interpretation of custom silicon might be, especially as it looks to optimize its machine learning tools — something that CEO Mark Zuckerberg referred to as a potential solution for identifying misinformation on Facebook using AI. The whispers of Facebook’s customized hardware range depending on who you talk to, but generally center around operating on the massive graph Facebook possesses around personal data. Most in the industry speculate that it’s being optimized for Caffe2, an AI infrastructure deployed at...

Who really benefits from Nigeria’s ‘prosperity gospel’?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Pastor Adeboye’s Redemption Camp church is one of the fastest growing in Nigeria Many Nigerian Christians believe it is compulsory to give 10% of their income to the church. But, Yemisi Adegoke writes, others say this practice, known as tithing, means poor people are funding the extravagant lifestyles of some of Nigeria’s richest people – charismatic preachers. “Anyone who is not paying his tithe is not going to heaven, full stop,” Pastor Enoch Adeboye said to a hall full of pastors in Lagos earlier this month. “Go back, immediately after this convention to restitute your ways with your congregation,” he ordered the pastors at the Redemption Camp. Image caption Passing a collection plate – or basket – i...

Abby Lee Miller Diagnosed With Cancer

Abby Lee Miller Has Cancer … More Back Surgery Needed 4/18/2018 6:33 PM PDT Exclusive Details Abby Lee Miller has a big fight ahead of her, because her recent health struggles are believed to be related to cancer … TMZ has learned. A rep for Miller’s doctor, Dr. Hooman Melamed, tells us … her emergency back surgery Tuesday was to alleviate what he thought was an infection in her spine, but after doing some tests — he now believes she is suffering from Burkitt Lymphoma … a form of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. We’re told further testing is needed to confirm the cancer, but she should know for sure in the next day or 2. Regardless, Miller’s doc says she’ll need another spinal surgery, but is resting comfortably after her first operation. When we...

Photos From Actor Alex Ekubo’s Pool Birthday Party

Last week, April 10th was Nollywood actor, Alex Ekubo’s birthday but the charming actor did not get to celebrate it until Friday, 12th. LADIES Only. JOIN the FabWoman Group on WhatsApp for FOOD, HEALTH & BEAUTY tips He had a cool pool party where celebrity friends also attended to celebrate the actor’s 32nd birthday. Read: 7 Photos Of Alex Ekubo And Ik Ogbonna That Show They Are Perfect Friends Check out the photos from the party.

BB Naija 2018 Housemate Alex’s Fans Are Stepping Up With Their Campaign As They Hold A Rally

The end of the BB Naija 2018 reality show is slowly coming to an end and supporters are pulling all the stops to make sure that their favorite housemate wins. LADIES Only. JOIN the FabWoman Group on WhatsApp for FOOD, HEALTH & BEAUTY tips In this video below. Fans of housemate Alex took to the streets to do some aggressive campaign in the form of a rally. Truck, buses, and cars all had the banner of Alex attached to them and fans wore their customized shirts. Allin the name of getting Alex to win, it seems her fans will do anything. Read: BB Naija 2018: Alex Cries As She Reads Her Apology Letter To Cee C View her post below.

TaskRabbit CEO posts statement as its app returns following a cybersecurity breach

After taking them down to investigate what it called a “cybersecurity incident,” TaskRabbit’s website and app are back online. The Ikea-owned platform for on-demand labor also posted an update from its chief executive officer Stacy Brown-Philpot about the incident. “While our investigation is ongoing, preliminary evidence shows that an unauthorized user gained access to our systems. As a result, certain personally identifiable information may have been compromised,” she wrote. While Brown-Philpot said that an outside forensics team is currently working to identify what information was compromised and will notify all affected users, she urged the platform’s customers and providers, called “taskers,” to monitor online accounts for suspicious activity and change passwords if they used the sam...

Kendrick Lamar Praised By Pulitzer Prize Finalists He Beat

Compton rhymer Kendrick Lamar has received praise from near and far since winning the Pulitzer Prize in Music this week, becoming the first non-jazz/non-classical act to ever receive the award. But some seemingly unlikely people have been rather enthusiastic in their congrats to the rapper. Composers Michael Gilbertson and Ted Hearne, two of the finalists in the same Pulitzer Prize category as K.Dot, heavily praised the rapper while speaking with Slate. Congratulations to @kendricklamar, @dangerookipawaa and @Interscope! #Pulitzer pic.twitter.com/fFQBYnoW9F — The Pulitzer Prizes (@PulitzerPrizes) April 16, 2018 Hearne, who lists the DAMN. track “FEEL.” as his favorite Kendrick song, spoke on the importance of Kendrick and Hip Hop being recognized on this level. “I don’t put too much stock ...

J. Cole Shares Cover Art & Tracklist For “KOD” Album

Seemingly out of nowhere, J. Cole announced this week he was dropping a new studio album titled KOD on Friday (April 20). Now, the Dreamville founder has shared the cover art and tracklist for the project. The cover art features the words “This album is in no way intended to glorify addiction” and drawings of several children sipping lean, snorting cocaine and smoking weed. In terms of guest spots, the mysterious “Kill Edward” is the sole listed feature. KOD 4/20 Cover and back pic.twitter.com/2iUaKrI42F — J. Cole (@JColeNC) April 18, 2018 The project will mark the Dreamville founder’s fifth studio album and follow-up to 2016’s 4 Your Eyes Only.  Cole previewed the album during surprise shows in New York City on Monday (April 16) and London on Tuesday (April 17). No phones, cameras or bags...

Offset & Metro Boomin Bring Out The Nature Boy Himself For “Ric Flair Drip” Performance

New York, New York – On the heels of a headlining Coachella set this past Sunday (April 15) with Migos, Offset joined Metro Boomin and enlisted legendary wrestler Ric Flair to perform “Ric Flair Drip” on Tuesday’s (April 17) episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The performance, set in New York, featured Offset rapping inside a giant makeshift wrestling ring, wearing a huge purple-and-gold robe, with Metro sitting outside the ring and playing a keyboard. Ric Flair danced and yelled out his “Woo!”catchphrase. The Roots were also present, playing digital beats in the background. Ric Flair posted several photos from the night to Instagram, including a group photo with Cardi B, calling the experience “incredible.” The Nature Boy also made an appearance in the song’s official music...