Man Speaks Out After Viral Video Shows Him Stopping Kid from Stealing His Car

‘; Over the weekend, footage of a kid trying to steal a Mercedes surfaced online. The video went viral because the owner of the car ran up to the kid as he was behind the wheel, and the man pulled out a gun. The kid then stepped out with both hands raised. The man has since taken to Instagram to speak out on the situation. He explained that he left his car running at a gas station on the East side of Atlanta, but the man says he was keeping…

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Nas Recalls DMX Making Him Cry While Filming “Belly”

‘; Desus & Mero caught up with Nas at his Sweet Chick restaurant to discuss the rap legend’s career, business ventures, King’s Disease 2, and filming Belly with the late DMX. On the latter, Nas talked about the film being a breakthrough moment for him and DMX as well as the bond the two rappers formed. He said having the film premiere in Times Square was a big deal for him and X, as New York natives. The Queensbridge artist also recalled a moment when the two cried together on the film’s set.…

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Judge Sets February 2022 Date for Cuba Gooding Jr. Sex Crimes Trial

Update 10/19/2021 11:56am: Over the last few years, Cuba Gooding Jr. has been facing some tough times, as the actor was accused of unwanted touching by three women in separate incidents. Along with that, the actor was charged with rape in another separate lawsuit. Now, a judge has set a date for Gooding’s trial. Reports noted Gooding appeared in person at a Manhattan Supreme Court. Judge Curtis Farber spoke on the case and denied a motion to hold off on the trial until May 2022. Farber reportedly said, “This case has…

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Muwop Speaks Out After Being Arrested in Connection with FBG Duck’s Murder

Last week, five people were federally indicted and charged in connection with the August 2020 murder of Chicago rapper FBG Duck, including Marcus “Muwop” Smart. The four other suspects in the case include Charles “C-Murda” Liggins, Kenneth “Kenny” Roberson, Tacarlos “Los” Offerd, and Christopher “C Thang” Thomas. The men were charged with committing murder in aid of racketeering, along with federal firearm violations and assaults in aid of racketeering. In light of the news, an exchange between Muwop and a fan has been released. The fan, who goes by @aariidadon on…

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Flavor Flav Arrested on Domestic Battery Charges

According to TMZ, Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas on October 5 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. The website reports that Henderson County Police were called about a domestic disturbance. Upon arriving, police were told that Flav poked his finger on the alleged victim’s nose, grabbed her, threw her down, and grabbed a phone out her hand. Police arrested Flavor Flav at the scene, and he was booked and charged with misdemeanor battery constituting domestic violence. Flav’s attorney, David Chesnoff, addressed the charges, telling TMZ, “in alleged…

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Snoop Dogg Sued for Posting Viral Video to Instagram

A part of Snoop Dogg’s long-lasting and prominent presence in media stems from his social media usage. Platforms like Instagram have proven to be a hit for the multimedia artist, but now it seems Snoop is facing a lawsuit over one of his IG posts. Reports noted that a site called FreedomNews.TV filed a lawsuit against Snoop in Los Angeles for a video of a protester trying to climb a Manhattan office building before drastically falling. The video was posted to Snoop’s Instagram without permission, according to the suit. Snoop…

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VANESSA BRYANT FILES ‘KB24’ TRADEMARK Plans Kobe Sports And Entertainment Empire

Kobe Bryant‘s legacy will live on in the form of media, clothes, trading cards and more … with Vanessa Bryant filing to trademark “KB24” to create a sports and entertainment empire surrounding her late husband’s name.   The Plug Up has learned … Vanessa submitted docs earlier this month to lock in the trademark for digital collectible items, websites, training camps, broadcasting platforms, podcasts, TV shows, movies, documentaries and music … as well as sports cards, food/drink containers and t-shirts. Kobe, Inc. — the Lakers legend’s company — is listed as the…

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