A longtime manufacturing assistant was killed in an accident whereas engaged on the set Power, on Monday morning, December 10. Pedro Jimenez was struck by an SUV, pushed by one other crew member, round four:30 AM. He was organising parking cones to delineate a Brooklyn location for the Starz collection on the time.
A spokesperson for the Starz community commented on the tragedy: “We are deeply saddened by the loss one the members our Power household. Our ideas are with Mr. Jimenez’ household as we work to completely perceive what has occurred.”
The 63-year-old parking PA was rushed to Brooklyn Hospital the place he was pronounced lifeless by medical authorities. His household was knowledgeable their loss instantly after this pronouncement. Jimenez had been half the Power crew since its genesis in 2014, having labored for the very first season onward.
The Power forged members weren’t current in the course of the time the incident as they weren’t known as to reach till 7 AM ET.
Production for the Starz collection has been shut down till additional discover. The hiatus is supposed to honor Jimenez and his household whereas additionally permitting time for the forged and crew to course of what occurred. The filming will resume on an undetermined date since time f had already been scheduled for the vacations.
Drake’s stage set-up has gotten fairly elaborate through the years. Unfortunately, his 2016 stage set-up throughout his joint tour with Future induced a person to endure some dangerous accidents. Now, the person is suing Live Nation and the manufacturing firm for the accidents he handled.
According to The Blast, Justin Aguirre claims he labored on Drake and Future’s joint tour in 2016 as a rigger/carpenter the place he allegedly fell f the stage whereas attempting to repair a bit that he warned manufacturing was not completed. Aguirre says that he was requested to interchange a brand new “header” within the “prime set” Drake’s stage set-up. Once the meeting group was on the point of get the piece, Aguirre identified “that the header didn’t look completed, because it was lacking tabs used to lock it in place.”
Despite the warning to his employers in regards to the lacking tabs, Aguirre claims he “was advised, ‘Shut up and put the piece in.’”
Aguirre says that he tried to safe the “header” by including a C clamp to the piece for further security. However, he says that whereas he tried to lock the piece into place, it slipped out from beneath him and he ended up falling about eight toes excessive. He says that he landed on his again and head and suffered orthopedic, neurological, inside, emotional, and different accidents. He’s now suing the manufacturing firm he labored for and Live Nation for unspecified damages. Drake just isn’t listed as a defendant within the lawsuit.
At the height his career, Lex Luger’s phone rang non-stop. His early trap sound signalled a gear shift in rap music, helping several well known rappers build a successful template in the process. His name has been noticeably absent from the ledger, for the past five or so years. Lex Luger took a moment to share his account what wrong in an interview with The Fader. Incidentally, he isn’t here to pitch a memoir, quite the opposite. Luger is back on his grizzly, like he never skipped a beat.
Luger told Fader that at his worst, he was swallowing 5 to 6 Xanax tablet a day, this before he sought help from a rehab facility. His drug addiction came at a time where he felt overwhelmed by the demands pression and his fatherly responsibilities
“It’s like, Alright, cool, I can do all this, but then I’m missing out on my daughter’s first day school. I had a hard time balancing it because I was going hard at the music thing,” Luger confessed. “So I completely let go music and was doing good with the family. Now, I’m 27 and learning how to balance both at the same time.”
Lex Luger also shed a light on his falling out with fellow producer Southside, which he says is on the mend thanks to his sobriety. Luger also listed producers he feels have taken up the mantle he left behind, artists like Pi’erre Bourne, Metro Boomin, Tay Keith, DJ Mustard and Mike WiLL Made-It. Hopefully Lex Luger can return to his former glory, he’s only 27 years old, it’s hard to believe.