Dame Dash Faces $7 Million Defamation Lawsuit

These days, it is uncommon to see Dame Dash’s title pop up in a optimistic headline. The man has been so influential through the years however for some purpose, he continues to seek out himself in authorized drama. At the start this month, he turned himself in for child support warrants and only a day later, Dash accused Topson Downs stealing $6 million from him. Now, the Roc-a-Fella co-founder finds himself in one other sticky state of affairs as a result of issues he has mentioned on social media.

According to The Blast, Dame Dash is going through a $7 million lawsuit for defamation. Filmmaker Josh Webber got here up with that quantity primarily based on the quantity social followers Dame has. Webber is saying that he misplaced a $6 million funding after Dash made some controversial feedback on-line, straight inflicting an unnamed associate to step out a deal. 

Dame Dash Faces $7 Million Defamation Lawsuit
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As reported by Complex, Damon Dash was sued earlier this 12 months by Webber and Muddy Water Pictures after the chief claimed to be answerable for Dear Frank, a movie he was fired from after reportedly being excessive on set. Dash is now referring to Webber as a “tradition vulture,” which is one thing that he frequently reverts to in terms of his rivals. 

Webber believes that he’s entitled to most the cash he’s suing Dash for. The manner the go well with is laid out, the filmmaker is asking for $6.84 million for himself and an additional $565Okay for his firm.

"Ray Donovan" Actor Pooch Hall Will Not Do Jail Time For Child Endangerment DUI Case

Back in October, Marion “Pooch” Hall was arrested after the actor was driving drunk, permitting his two-year-old son to sit down on his lap and steer the wheel, finally crashing right into a parked automotive. When police arrived on the scene, after getting calls a toddler driving a car, Marion’s BAC was at .25, thrice over the authorized restrict.

TMZ now studies that Marion has struck a plea deal and won’t be doing jail time for the irresponsible act. The Ray Donovan actor entered a no contest plea to misdemeanor DUI and to youngster endangerment. He will likely be on a three-year probation and must full a three-month alcohol program. 

"Ray Donovan" Actor Pooch Hall Will Not Do Jail Time For Child Endangerment DUI Case
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After Marion was arrested, the L.A. County Department Children and Family Services opened an investigation surrounding the case and interviewed Marion’s household and associates to see if such youngster endangerment occurred earlier than. This occasion was seemingly an remoted incident which can be why Marion will not be serving jail time. 

Nike KD12 "One Day" Confirmed For April Release: Official Images

Nike ficially launched Kevin Durant’s 12th signature sneaker final week, which prompted the Warriors All Star to take the courtroom in a colourful “90s Kid” colorway. 

That explicit Nike KD12 is ready to debut first on April 1, adopted by a extra impartial “One Day” rendition that consists a traditional black and white construct.

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The Nike KD12, priced at $150, is highlighted by a multi-layer mesh higher, four-way flywire, and a full size zoom air cushioning that has been stitched to the strobel, which is a skinny woven textile that historically sits beneath the sockliner and above the midsole.

“It’s one the unsung heroes in footwear,” says Leo Chang, Senior Creative Director for Nike Basketball Footwear. “The strobel isn’t approached in a different way aside from the way it’s been completed over the previous few a long time. And but it’s actually what separates your foot from the cushioning.”

Take a take a look at some further pictures under and search for the “One Day” colorway to launch on April 6.

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Diddy’s Kicking Away All Negativity In His Life, Literally

While we all know that Diddy is understood for his inspirational movies (we beforehand did a roundup some his finest ones) his Instagram feed as late has been crammed with much more affirmations and quotes to dwell by. His hottest one these days, that is gotten countless retweets, was his easy phrases that learn: “Anything that prices you your peace thoughts is simply too costly…”

The Bad Boys mogul has now shared a video that sees him actually kicking away unfavorable vibes that he seemingly encounters on a weekly foundation. We’re speaking drama, unhealthy vibes, pretend mates, despair, failure, negativity, heartbreak and unhealthy habits. 

“POSITIVE VIBES ONLY!!!!!!” the “Last Night” music maker captioned the video. 

“Sometimes you suppose your goal is one factor…however life is ever altering. There’s ranges to this shit, however you gotta redesign and make clear your goal,” Diddy previously stated in yet one more deep video.

“I needed to take a bit of bit time f, , 2018 was loopy. I took quite a bit L’s and that is life what I am sayin’. Can’t no cash or no matter it’s cease you from ‘catchin’ one.”

Machine Gun Kelly Already Has An Odell Beckham Jr. Browns Jersey

Cleveland sports activities followers wanted a brand new star to put money into after LeBron James left once more in the summertime. The Cleveland Browns have struggled for a minute however the NFL franchise sees a ray hope after their newest acquisition, getting hold star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in a trade final week. OBJ transcended the soccer world together with his well-known one-handed catch, incomes notoriety throughout the sports activities realm. His commerce was main information and town Cleveland believes that their workforce might be main contenders for the Super Bowl in a pair years. Machine Gun Kelly is among the many hopefuls, already sporting his Beckham Jr. jersey across the metropolis.

MGK wished to be one the primary to ever put on an ficial OBJ jersey after he switched groups, rocking it at an occasion a couple of days in the past and on social media not too long ago. The rapper smoked a blunt within the automobile whereas hitting an enthusiastic dance, displaying f the identify on the again his jersey. Obviously, MGK cannot look forward to the brand new season to begin. He’ll have to carry f for a couple of extra months although.

Do you assume Beckham Jr. will lead the Browns to a profitable season or are Cleveland followers getting their hopes up?

Rising Country Music Star Kane Brown Countersues Producer Polow da Don in Messy Lawsuit

Polow da Don’s lawsuit towards Kane Brown simply obtained ugly.

Last month, producer/rapper Polow da Don – actual identify Jamal Jones – filed a lawsuit towards nation singer Kane Brown.  He claimed Brown “blatantly” reneged on obligations upon signing with RCA Nashville.

In the breach of contract go well with, Jones claims he first found the nation singer in 2015.  He had additionally supplied him the chance to report and produce new music.  Sony Music, RCA Nashville’s father or mother firm, had allegedly handed on Brown, stating he wanted “extra work.”

The lawsuit claimed,

This type of artist growth was precisely what Jones supplied.

Jones’ imaginative and prescient was to create a wholly new sound that crossed genres and appealed to quite a few shopper bases.

The producer/rapper has beforehand labored with Usher, Rihanna, Pitbull, and Nicki Minaj, amongst others.

Jones and Brown had allegedly entered into an unique private providers settlement by the previous’s Zone four report label.  The deal included an album with a number of choices.  Zone four would give Brown 50% of royalties and advances, in addition to 25% of ancillary actions.  These embrace branding earnings, exploitation of media utilizing his likeness, and providers rendered as an actor, performer, songwriter, producer, mixer, or remixer of grasp recordings, amongst different actions.

Jones requested for damages in extra of $75,000.

Now, Kane Brown has fired again.

A messy lawsuit will get even messier.

On Monday, the nation singer’s legal professionals hit Jones with a countersuit.

They declare the producer has made tens of millions from Brown’s success based mostly on a fraudulent contract.  Jones additionally willfully misled the nation singer about their contractual settlement.

Jones, for instance, did not disclose Zone four label had an ‘unique expertise discovering settlement’ with Sony Music.  This allowed the key music firm to ban the label from purchasing Brown’s music to different firms.  The nation singer now claims that when Nashville labels expressed curiosity in signing him, Sony stepped in and despatched them stop and desist letters.

[Jones] is unhappy with the tens of millions of in royalties, income, and earnings he has made off of Kane Brown’s onerous work…[and] fraudulently induced Mr. Brown into signing a lopsided recording settlement in 2015 and repeatedly misled Mr. Brown and others to guard it.

This severely restricted Mr. Brown’s profession selections and disadvantaged him of appreciable negotiating leverage.

The submitting additionally states an legal professional for Zone four agreed to terminate Brown’s contract below one situation.  He’d must make a brand new take care of Sony Music Nashville granting Jones’ label income from Brown’s recordings.

Mr. Brown wouldn’t have entered the 2015 settlement with Zone four had he recognized that Zone four was contractually prohibited by operation of the Secret 2013 Epic/Sony Deal from purchasing his recording to any report labels apart from Epic/Sony.

Brown claims the fraudulent settlement got here to an finish in 2016.  He has now sought unspecified damages.

 


Featured picture by Kane Brown (YouTube screengrab).

The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81

Surf rock legend Dick Dale has handed away at age 81.

Dale’s tune ‘Misirlou’ is effectively generally known as the opening credit sequence for Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction.  But that’s only one lasting relic of Dick Dale’s appreciable musical legacy.

Dale’s blindingly quick strumming fashion impressed acts like The Beach Boys and Jimi Hendrix.  When requested about his fashion, Dale mentioned it was impressed by the rumble and crash of the waves he surfed in California.

His greatest musical affect was — actually — the crashing surf.

Dale’s dying was confirmed by bassist Sam Bolle late Saturday evening.

No explanation for dying has been revealed but, however Dale had a protracted historical past of well being issues.  He has handled renal failure, diabetes, and most cancers all through his life.  Sadly, Dale was touring by lots of these diseases, admittedly to pay the payments for quite a lot of costly well being remedies.

Fans and celebs alike have been paying their respects to Dale on social media. He has typically been described because the “King of the Surf Guitar” and the “Pied Piper of Balboa Beach.”

Dick Dale was born Richard Anthony Monsour in Boston, Massachusetts in 1937.

His father emigrated from Lebanon, and his mom was a Polish Belarusian.  His music was influenced by his heritage, with Middle Eastern and Eastern European melodies steadily blended into unique scales that weren’t widespread in rock music.

Dale tried to study the trumpet and ukulele as a boy earlier than selecting guitar after shopping for one for $eight from a buddy. He grew to become a surfer after his household moved to California at age 17.

Those two parts quickly blended right into a revolutionary brew.

Dale developed his iconic percussive fashion of taking part in on a right-handed guitar, regardless of being left-handed.  Dale’s plucking of the strings typically meant he may put on a single guitar decide all the way down to a stub — even after taking part in only one tune.

Dale retired from music in 1966 after being recognized with rectal most cancers.  He briefly returned to music within the 1980s and continued to tour till his dying. I n 2012, he informed Vice News that his medical doctors suggested towards taking part in in any respect.

“They say I ought to by no means be on stage, I shouldn’t be taking part in. My medical invoice is over $three,000 a month to purchase provides I’ve to get for my physique.”

Dale credited his spouse Lana in that interview because the one who introduced him again to the stage.

The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81

The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81

The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81

The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81

The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81

The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81

The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81The 'King of Surf Guitar' Dick Dale Passes Away at 81

Kodak Black Scolds Young M.A For Not Wanting Her "Pussy Penetrated"

Young M.A just lately shut down Kodak Black’s public advances in direction of her, referring to him as “bizarre” for his persistent curiosity. In response, Kodak has made the state of affairs much more uncomfortable by reacting to her feedback throughout an Instagram Live session.

“I’m speaking ’bout the way you a lady however don’t need your pussy penetrated?” he mentioned. “Don’t be mad as a result of I would like you, child. Don’t be mad at me as a result of I would like ‘cha.”

Kodak has been publicly speaking about his sexual need for Young M.A, who’s open about being a lesbian, since February. His infatuation together with her started with an Instagram remark on a photograph and spiraled into her getting referenced a number of instances on his track “Pimpin Ain’t Eazy.”

“I’m fucking Young M.A, lengthy as she bought a coochie/Say she bought the strap and the toolie/Say she put the crack in her booty,” Kodak raps on the monitor’s second verse.

The hook additionally features a line about her: “I’m going Young M.A on these dumb bitches/Like a dyke, man, you niggas can’t fuck with me.”

Last week, Young M.A lastly addressed Kodak’s feedback whereas chatting with her followers on Instagram Live.

“Y’all maintain speaking about this Kodak state of affairs, bro,” she mentioned. “Y’all niggas is bizarre, bro … Obviously, the nigga is bizarre, bro. Obviously, he on some shit, bro … Y’all do that web shit an excessive amount of.”

Kodak’s phrases have come below scrutiny for being homophobic and resulting from his previous. The Atlantic Records artist is at present awaiting trial after being charged with sexual assault for allegedly raping a lady in 2016.

Michael Jackson’s Former Bodyguard Insists He Was Straight

After Leaving Neverland aired, individuals all over the world have been making an attempt to get the within scoop from individuals who used to work with Michael Jackson, his household, and his pals. Two males, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, have accused Jackson sexually molesting them once they had been kids however the pop star’s former safety element doesn’t imagine a phrase what they’re saying. During a latest podcast look, Bill Whitfield insisted that Michael was a heterosexual man, ten having lengthy conversations about girls within the automobile and witnessing him pursue a couple of women. 

Michael Jackson's Former Bodyguard Insists He Was Straight
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Of course, Jackson has kids along with his earlier feminine companions, which appears to level to him being straight. His ex-bodyguard cleared all of it up by telling a narrative when Jackson spoke to a lady on a road nook after his automobile pulled over, getting her quantity. During the speak, Whitfield is adamant that Jackson is a straight man, revealing that he and the pop star would have “locker room speak” within the automobile generally. He refused to element any the specifics about Michael’s sexual life although, conserving that data non-public. However, he did be aware that he would not convey girls to his home as a result of his children.

Whitfield beforehand wrote a guide about his experiences defending Michael Jackson. He is one many that’s defending him within the wake new allegations towards him. During the podcast, he clearly says that he believes Robson and Safechuck are mendacity on Michael’s identify, accusing them fabricating falsities to assist their tales.

Adidas x END Terrex Agravic XT Shifts Colors As The Temperature Changes

Adidas Consortium has as we speak unveiled their newest collaboration with the UK-based retailers END., which initially burst onto the scene as a highly-curated attire and sneaker retailer in Newcastle, England again in 2005.

For their new undertaking with Adidas Consortium, END. shifted its focus to the Terrex Agravic XT, a tricky however light-weight modern trail-running mannequin initially launched in 2018.

According to Adidas, this new iteration attracts on the extremely technical out of doors jackets, bringing refined performance and subtly distinctive aesthetics to the lower-most half an outfit.

Most notably, this comes within the type heat-reactive supplies throughout the uppers, colliding the outside motion with progressive applied sciences as END. joins adidas on its first journey into heat-reactivity. The particular version sneakers make the most of Thermochromic know-how, permitting the shoe to alter colour because the temperature the encompassing surroundings adjustments.

The Adidas Consortium x END. Terrex Agravix XT will likely be accessible March 30.

Adidas x END Terrex Agravic XT Shifts Colors As The Temperature Changes

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Adidas x END Terrex Agravic XT Shifts Colors As The Temperature Changes

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MySpace Admits Losing 12 Years Worth Of Uploaded Music

Beverly Hills, CA – MySpace has confirmed it misplaced 12 years price of music uploaded on its platform.

“As a results of a server migration venture, any images, movies and audio recordsdata you uploaded greater than three years in the past could now not be accessible on or from MySpace,” the corporate stated in an announcement.

The social networking web site apologized for the inconvenience and included the e-mail deal with of its knowledge safety officer, Dr. Dana Jentzsch, in its assertion.

Andy Baio, who helped construct Kickstarter, shared his skepticism in regards to the state of affairs on Twitter.

“I’m deeply skeptical this was an accident,” he wrote. “Flagrant incompetence could also be dangerous PR, but it surely nonetheless sounds higher than ‘we are able to’t be bothered with the hassle and price of migrating and internet hosting 50 million outdated MP3’s.’”

MySpace aided within the discovery of acts corresponding to Drake, Nicki Minaj and Soulja Boy.

The web site’s personal “Stats & Facts” web page accounts for 14.2 million artists and 53 million songs.

NewsCorp bought MySpace for $580 million in 2005. They bought it to Specific Media, an advert focusing on agency, for $35 million in 2011.

Quentin Tarantino’s "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" Poster Drops

Quentin Tarantino has earned his place alongside cinema’s most completed auteurs. With a repertoire boasting Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Inglorious Basterds and Django Unchained, few can dispute the person’s contributions to movie historical past. Now, along with his upcoming movie Once Upon A Time In Hollywood set to drop on July 29th, the Tarantino popularity has served to skyrocket the hype. And that is with out even mentioning the stacked solid, which incorporates Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Timothy Olyphant, Dakota Fanning, Kurt Russell, James Marsden, Emile Hirsch, Tim Roth, Margaret Qualley, Damian Lewis. Lena Dunham, and Bruce Dern.

With the primary trailer dropping later this week, Leonardo DiCaprio has come by means of to supply the movie’s first poster. The picture depicts each his and Brad Pitt’s characters posted up in entrance the Hollywood signal, gazing into the horizon. Should you be unfamiliar with the premise, Hollywood facilities round an actor named Rick Dalton (DiCaprio) and his stunt-double Cliff Booth (Pitt), all whereas the Manson Family murders present a macabre backdrop. 

Check out the poster now, and hold an eye fixed out for the ficial trailer dropping later this week.

Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" Poster Drops

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Kodak Black Reacts To Young M.A. Curving Him

This weekend, Young M.A lastly gave Kodak Black the time day. A number of weeks in the past, he commented on a photograph the rapper with Nicki Minaj, implying that he desires to get with each them. Young M.A has been very clear that she’s not into dudes, changing into the feminine model Trey Songz and stealing everybody’s woman. She’s gotten with G Herbo‘s girl, Rich The Kid‘s present wifey Tori Brixx, and extra. Kodak Black will not be on her wishlist and she or he made positive to let him know that she thinks he’s truly “weird” for even trying to pursue her love. The “ZEZE” rapper has since responded to the claims, defending himself throughout a reside stream.

Kodak was talking on to his followers, saying that he “does extra good than unhealthy,” bragging that he has extra those that love him than hate him. Then, he went on to discuss Young M.A calling him bizarre, asking why she does not need the D. “I am speaking about, the way you a woman and don’t desire your p***y penetrated?” requested Kodak. That’s actually all he needed to say in regards to the state of affairs, altering the topic virtually instantly to ask his viewers how they had been feeling. 

It’s fairly clear that Young M.A has no curiosity so there’s actually no level in even persevering with to go after her. What do you suppose this alternate?

New "Avengers: Endgame" Trailer Is Second-Most Watched Trailer Ever In First 24 Hours

Once extra the Marvel Cinematic universe continues to entice followers and is rewarded, in flip. Recently, the MCU unveiled the newest trailer to return the upcoming Avengers: Endgame movie and inside 24 hours, the movie has change into the second-most seen trailer in a 24-hour body in historical past after followers watched it a report 268 million instances throughout platforms.

The trailer that beat it out? Its predecessor within the type the primary Endgame trailer, which was seen 289 million instances inside its first 24 hours. What’s extra, is that the movie that beforehand held the report for probably the most all-time was a trailer for Avengers: Infinity Wars, which was seen 230 million instances.

Naturally, the quantity views that every Avengers movie garners with time is as a result of intelligent advertising and marketing employed at Marvel, with followers banking on discovering hidden clues in regards to the movies’ plots within the trailers, a recreation Marvel performs effectively.

To add to the celebration, Marvel can also be basking within the succes  its most up-to-date Captain Marvel movie, led by Brie Larson. The movie, Marvel Studios’ first female-led outing, has now dominated the field fice for 2 weeks straight, amassing a complete  $266 million on the home field fice.

Watch Meek Mill’s Amazon Documentary Series Teaser

Meek Mill and Amazon are giving followers a preview of their upcoming documentary collection Free Meek. A teaser for the six-part docu-series, which is government produced by JAY-Z, has been launched on-line.

Free Meek is an upcoming documentary collection that may comply with Meek and his struggle for exoneration whereas exposing flaws within the felony justice system,” reads a synopsis for the collection.

“In collaboration with Meek and government producers Shawn Carter, Eli Holzman, Aaron Saidman, Paul and Isaac Solotaroff, and produced by Roc Nation and The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC), the collection will give viewers unprecedented entry to the star’s life, profession, and felony justice odyssey, whereas demonstrating the adverse results lengthy tail probation is having on city communities of coloration.”

Meek, Roc Nation and The Intellectual Property Corporation started engaged on the collection shortly after the Philly-bred MC was launched from jail in April 2018. The collection is scheduled to premiere on Amazon Prime Video this summer time.

“#FreeMeek explores my life and the issues within the felony justice system which have haunted me and others like me,” Meek wrote on Twitter. “Coming this Summer on @PrimeVideo.”

Check out the Free Meek teaser above on YouTube or beneath Twitter.