A show headlined by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa in New Jersey ended in near tragedy on Friday night [August 5], when a rail supporting the weight of fans closest to the stage collapsed, bringing down dozens of concertgoers with it. Camden County officials confirmed that up to 42 people received medical attention, with 15 of those treated having been taken to a local hospital, 10 of whom are noted for having sustained the more serious of injuries which ranged from bruises to broken bones. One individual has been taken to Cooper Trama Center, where they rest in critical condition.
A former North Tonawanda, New York firefighter was arraigned in court Friday morning [August 5], after he was arrested for arson in connection with a fire that burned down the apartment of a Black man he had once trained with. Matthew Jurado, 39, [who is White] admitted to police that he had set the blaze as an act of revenge, after he was laid off from his position as a volunteer in the department. Wednesday's fire made headlines as it came two day's after the victim, Kenneth Walker, received a racist letter in his mailbox, which referred to him as a N****R and threatened repercussions if he did not resign.
Last night, in NYC at Madison Square Garden, Drake and Future kicked off their Summer Sixteen set to a packed house and according to many witnesses in attendance, the “6 god” had some choice words for Hot 97 as well as Funkmaster Flex. Drake’s Thursday night’s jabs come as no surprise since the last year there has been bad blood between Drake and the station following Funk Flex releasing reference tracks as the result of the well-documented beef between Drizzy and Meek Mill. It looks like Hot 97’s Ebro Darden is now getting into the mix and responding to Drake’s alleged “f*ck Hot 97” diss.
Recently released surveillance of the March 2016 arrest of a black social worker in Houston, has been making its way around the internet, as it appears to contradict an internal investigation which found no wrongdoing on the officer Gentian Luca's part. Earledreka White, 28, was allegedly stopped, wrestled, and jailed for two days after crossing a double white line.