Hot Houston stripper and sometimes-model Jhonni Blaze (pictured) reportedly had a miscarriage on stage while in the throes of twerking, the latest dance craze that involves moving the booty and hips in a vigorous up and down motion, according to the Examiner.
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Last Wednesday, as the young performer was reportedly twerking on stage, she began to bleed profusely.
When Blaze left the stage, witnesses allege, that she went in to a convulsion. The paramedics were immediately summoned, transporting her to the nearest emergency room, where she was reportedly given a transfusion.
The self-described “pole assassin” and proclaimed “Queen of Houston” was reportedly treated for a miscarriage.
Although Blaze has not officially confirmed the miscarriage, she did manage to tweet the day after the incident that she was in pain:
QUEEN OF HOUSTON
Chief Keef was cuffed just blocks away from leaving Chicago's Skokie Courthouse with a fresh sentence involving probation, community service and a fine.
Tomorrow Chief Keef will be appearing on one of 2013's most high-profile albums in Kanye West's Yeezus. However, information surfacing today indicates that the Chicago, Illinois rapper may not be home to enjoy the fanfare. The Chicago Tribune reports that Keef was arrested today (June 17) for what is believed to be misdemeanor trespassing. The Trib also alleges that the Glory Boyz/Interscope Records artist is currently being detained on Chicago's South Side. Leah Starkman, Keef's lawyer is the one who hinted towards the trespassing charge.
If true, the arrest is Chief Keef's third in less than a month. On May 20, Keef was cuffed at Le Meridien Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia after the rapper was charged for disorderly conduct after smoking marijuana in his room. Just over one week later, Keef was arrested in Chicagoland, when his BMW SUV was stopped for doing upwards of 110 mph in a 55 zone, in addition to having too many passengers in the car on a Illinois Junior License. The latter offense brought the "Don't Like" sensation to Skokie, Illinois this morning for a traffic court date. Moments after the ruling, Keef was reportedly arrested four blocks away by Chicago Police.
At traffic court, the 17 year-old rapper was ordered to 18 months probation, 60 hours of community service and a $531 fine. According to the Class A misdemeanor, he could have faced up to one year in prison. "I sure hope I don't see you again, because if I do you better be ready to go to jail," Cook County Circuit Court Judge Earl Hoffenberg told the Finally Rich rapper.
Chief Keef's label-mate Lil Durk, currently incarcerated for weapons charges, is expected to be released later this week, on June 19.
UPDATE: Following knee surgery, Big Boi pushes the remaining Shoes For Running Tour dates until autumn.
Big Boi has announced the dates for his upcoming "Shoes For Running" tour featuring opening act Killer Mike.
The U.S. trek kicks off in Athens, Georgia on April 18 at the Georgia Theater. "We starting it off in my own backyard ... that's right up the street," he told Rolling Stone. "They'll show me love before we get out there in the midst of the world."
Additional stops on the venture include Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chicago, Illinois and Los Angeles, California. The tour concludes at Boston, Massachusetts' Paradise on June 19.
Big Boi most recently released Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors on December 11th. The album sold 30,000 copies in its first week, placing it at #34 on the charts.
Check the tour dates below (via RollingStone.com).
4/18 Athens, GA – Georgia Theater
4/19 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
4/20 Charlottesville, VA – University of Virginia
4/21 Baltimore, MD – Sound Stage
4/23 Providence, RI – Lupo’s
4/24 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
4/25 Williamsburg, VA – College of William & Mary
4/26 University Park, PA – Penn State University
4/27 Philadelphia, PA – TLA
4/30 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue
5/1 Chicago, IL – Vic Theater
5/2 San Francisco, CA – San Francisco State University
5/3 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
5/4 Memphis, TN – Beale Street
5/5 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
5/7 Denver, CO – Cervantis
5/8 Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theater
5/9 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
5/13 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
5/15 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
5/15 San Francisco, CA – Mezzanine
5/18 Los Angeles, CA – House of Blues
5/19 Albuquerque, NM – Observatory
5/23 Houston, TX – Bayour Music Hall
5/24 Austin, TX – The Backyard
5/25 Dallas, TX – Palladium Ballroom
5/26 Chillicothe, IL – Summer Camp Fest
5/30 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
5/31 Chattanooga, TN – Track 29
6/1 Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen
6/2 Birmingham, AL – Avondale Brewing Co.
6/4 Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
6/5 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
6/6 Jacksonville, FL – Brewsters Megaplex
6/7 Altanta, GA – Masquerade
6/8 Charleston, SC – Music Farm
6/9 Wilmington, NC – Brooklyn Arts Center
6/11 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theater
6/12 Charlotte, NC – Amos
6/14 Washington D.C. – Howard’s Theatre
6/15 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
6/16 Toronto, Ontario – North By Northeast
6/19 Boston, MA – Paradise
UPDATE: Following a knee injury at this past weekend's tour stop in Chillicothe, Illinois, Big Boi required surgery. A spokesperson for the Outkast emcee/actor noted that he finished surgery, but needed to postpone the tour dates. At present, the late May and June dates are believed to be rescheduling for September.
An Andre 3000 rep confirms the death of Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, according to Billboard.com.
The mother of Andre 3000 has passed away, according to Billboard.com. A representative for the musician and actor confirmed to Billboard that Sharon Benjamin-Hodo is dead.
She was found dead in her Atlanta home Monday (May 27) on Andre's thirty-eighth birthday, according to unconfirmed reports, according to the Billboard story.
Andre 3000's mother was the founder of The Starlight Camp for underprivileged children, which operated out of the New Morning Light Missionary Baptist Church in Conley, Georgia.
On Tha Real mag extends its prayers and condolences to the family of Sharon Benjamin-Hodo.
UPDATE: Although the members of OutKast rarely rap in detail about their families, Andre 3000 had the song "She's Alive" on the group's 2003 album, Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. Some critics speculated that the cut is about Andre's mother. Andre, who was born in 1975, sings on the song, "A boy to raise / At a young age / No help from him."
Several of OutKast's collaborators have extended their condolences to Andre 3000.
EDITOR'S NOTE: It was brought to our attention earlier today by our readers that this article's original headline was insensitive, and in conjunction with the light coverage within the article, did not treat the subject matter with the appropriate gravitas and respect that it was due. In addition, we also failed to extend our condolences to André Benjamin and his family, a standard practice in all of our reporting on similar topics. We've updated this article and its headline so that it more closely aligns with our standards for journalism and professionalism, and we are deeply sorry for any insensitivity or harm our work may have caused our audience, including the Benjamin family.
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