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Archive for November 2007

Kanye West Mother Passed Away

November 11, 2007

Donda West, mother of Kanye West and former chairwoman of Chicago State University’s English department, has died, a spokesman for the rapper said. Donda West died Saturday night in Los Angeles, said the spokesman, who asked for anonymity because not all family members had been notified. She was 58. “The family respectfully asks for privacy […]

Trey Songz Arrested

November 5, 2007

Singer Trey Songz was arrested late Saturday night following one of his shows in Springfield. Songz, (born Tremaine Neverson) was charged with behaving as a disorderly person and resisting arrest. A measily $500 bond was required for his release Sunday morning. “Our disorderly person charge can involve several different things including the use of certain […]

DaBrat Arrested After Hitting A Waitress With A Bottle

November 1, 2007

DaBrat (whose real name is Shawntae Harris) was charged with assault and battery for bashing a 23-year-old waitress in the head with a rum bottle at Jermaine Dupri’s Halloween Party at his club Studio 72. According to police, Da Brat, 33, and the waitress got into an altercation, DaBrat hit the young lady with a bottle the […]