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Michael Jackson‘s former sugar daddy, Sheikh Abdulla bin Hamad al-Khalifa states that he dropped mad cash for Michael to receive some mind-altering motivation:
“Mind-mapping and motivational guru” Tony Buzan came to Bahrainfor a week at the singer’s request, said Bankim Thanki, lawyer for Sheikh Abdulla bin Hamad al-Khalifa, who is suing Jackson for $7 million in a breach-of-contract case here.
Buzan “did not come cheap,” he noted in court today: Buzan charged $37,000 a session for a total of $343,000.
“Who paid for that? Yes, Sheikh Abdulla,” said Thanki.
The 33-year-old sheikh – son of the king of Bahrain – alleges that Jackson took millions in advances from him but failed to deliver on contractually agreed projects, including an album, a “frankly personal” autobiography and a musical. (Source)
T.I. hit up the internet to clear the air about claims that he does not support his children. In a recent statement (prepared by his attorney), Tip says he goes above and beyond for ALL of his children (and Tiny’s too)! Check out his full statement:
“A lot of deceiving information has been reported regarding my recent child support proceeding. It is unfortunate that the media has been used to manipulate the circumstances and distort the facts. Those that know me, all know that there is nothing more important to me than my children. I have always supported all of my children financially, emotionally, and spiritually. This has always been the case and I will continue to do so in the future as this is my responsibility as a parent. Continue Reading…
Yet another mug shot to add to your hip hop collection…. Rapper Lil Wayne aka Dwayne Carter was arrested at a Border Patrol checkpoint in Arizona and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of ecstasy and possession of drug paraphernalia!
Cops say they found 105 grams of marijuana, 29 grams of cocaine and 41 grams of ecstasy pills on his tour bus — after they stopped at a Border Patrol checkpoint.
Police also found $22,000 in cash and a 40-caliber pistol, but Wayne, we’re told, does have a permit to carry a concealed weapon in the state of Florida. They tell us they’re checking to see if that carries over to Arizona. (Source)
Wierd thing is, his bond was set at $10,000…which seems MIGHTY low for such serious charges. Either he is one lucky sumt’n or we’re not hearing the entire story… stay tuned.
I feel so bad for Michael Vick. I really do….but I feel obligated to tell y’all what’s going on. This week, Mike not only put his Atlanta home on the market, he has now purchased a condo in Miami, Florida.
You may be scratching your head and asking….”so….why would he buy a home in Florida when he can’t even leave Virginia??” Well…my friends….here’s the deal.
Just like O.J., Mike has been schooled!….it is rumored that Mike is headed towards bankruptcy and since Florida’s laws allow somewhat of a safehaven for propery owners (remember how O.J. Simpson fled to Florida from California to avoid paying anything on the judgment in the Goldman’s civil lawsuit?), Mike appears to be purchasing property there so that he can retain some of his wealth…..Anywhoo, Mike’s little brother, Marcus Vick (who has an impressive criminal past of his own) is currently keeping the pad warm. They may end up roomates, being that Marcus was also released from his team (the Miami Dolphins) in May of this year. (Source)
Michael & Marcus Vick
Looks like Cliff will be home for the holidays after all!! The jugde in the T.I. aka Clifford Harris case just ruled that T.I. can be released on a $3.3 million dollar bond.
The conditions of Harris’ release from jail are that he cannot leave his house except for medical emergencies or for court appearances, he is allowed three visitors at a time after they have been subjected to a criminals background check and he can not have direct or indirect contact with any witnesses or informants in the case against him. Harris cannot have any safes in his house or car; law enforcement officers found a biometric safe in his house when they searched it on Oct. 13, the same day he was arrested.
Click Here to read the full article over at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Check out T.I. on the November cover of Complex Magazine. Very interesting article considering the circumstances…
On how the streets have changed:
Is there a character in American Gangster you would parallel to your days in the trap? I can’t even compare myself back in that day simply