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LIL WAYNE HOSPITALIZED FOR SEIZURES ... VEGAS GIG CANCELED 

8:55 PM PT -- A rep for Wayne confirms he suffered multiple seizures and his Vegas show has been canceled. We're told he's currently resting. 

Lil Wayne was hospitalized yet again this weekend for his ongoing bout with epilepsy and the seizures that come with it, TMZ has learned, and this time it might have torpedoed Sunday night's Vegas gig.  

Multiple sources tell us Wayne was hospitalized Sunday in Chicago after he was found unconscious in his hotel room at the Westin on Michigan Avenue after suffering at least one seizure. 

He was rushed to Northwestern Memorial, where we're told he suffered yet another seizure. Our sources say his team tried to have him discharged late Sunday afternoon so he could make it to his Vegas show. 

However, doctors advised against the discharge, saying he should be grounded for a few days. Wayne has suffered seizures while flying before, and the doctors felt it was too risky. He very well may still be at the hospital. 

Wayne is supposed to perform at Drais Beachclub in Vegas at midnight alongside Rae Sremmurd, although it's unclear if he's still planning to show as of this writing.  

Seizures have plagued Wayne for years. Just last year he had to cancel an appearance in Vegas because of his epilepsy. 

We've reached out to Wayne's camp on his condition ... so far, no word back.

Back Street Radio Artist Of The Month - Derez 

The Back Street Radio's ARTIST OF THE MONTH for APRIL is a talented hip-hop artist by the name of Derez Brown, better known by his stage name Derez, is a 24 year old, half Nigerian and half Vietnamese rapper from Phoenix, Arizona. Started music at 11 years of age. Falls under the genre category of emo-rap, rap and hip-hop. Most known for delivery, aggression and punchlines. Also, have recently released his first mixtape series under the "Derez" name, "Derezervations" in 2013 and with "Derezolution" releasing 2015.

 

You can see and hear more from Derez at his Twitter page: www.twitter.com/DEREZBROWN
Or YouTube: www.youtube.com/derezmusic

Shots Reportedly Fired at Lil Wayne's Mansion  

Lil Wayne -- People Reportedly Shot at Miami Beach Mansion

 

Police are rushing to Lil Wayne's Miami Beach mansion after someone called the cops and said they intended to start a firefight with officers. The person claimed 4 people had already been shot.

Miami PD raced to the home on ritzy La Gorce Island ... and have set up a perimeter.

The bizarre report comes 11 days after police raced to the home to check on a report of a suspicious person lurking outside the home. Cops let the guy go because when they arrived he was on public property.  

As for today's incident ... Lil Wayne is in Miami but is not at home.

Police now believe this might be a case of "swatting" ... where someone places a prank emergency call in order to prompt a full force response from cops.

Story developing ...

 

Pharrell and Robin Thicke Ordered To Pay $7.3 Mill. 

In a landmark decision for the music industry, a jury in Los Angeles ordered “Blurred Lines” songwriters Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to pay $7.3 million to the family of Marvin Gaye for copyright infringement on Tuesday. Gaye’s family had argued that the 2013 smash hit “Blurred Lines” copied their father’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up” and sued Thicke, Williams and Clifford Harris Jr., aka T.I., whom all contested the infringement. Overall, the Gaye family sought more than $25 million in damages. “Right now, I feel free,” Marvin Gaye’s daughter, Nona Gaye, said after the verdict. “Free from … Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke’s chains and what they tried to keep on us and the lies that were told.” The attorney for the Gaye family, Richard Busch, will also seek to halt sales of “Blurred Lines,” and said he will file official paperwork by next week. Nominated for record of the year at the 2013 Grammys, “Blurred Lines” was no. 1 on the Billboard single charts for 10 consecutive weeks. Since it was released, “Blurred Lines” has earned nearly $16.5 million in profits according to court documents, with Williams and Thicke raking in over $5 million each. Gaye died in 1984. Both Thicke and Williams appeared in court during the past week to defend their case, with much of the trial featuring comparisons between the songs. Listening to the juxtaposed bass lines of the two songs in question, Williams even admitted the similarities, saying, “It sounds like you’re playing the same thing.” Still, while testifying last week, Williams said the two songs share “feel — not infringement.” The proceedings were perhaps most notable for the presence of Thicke, who sang and played the piano as he defended the work as original and said he was intoxicated when he gave media interviews in which he talked about Gaye’s influence on the works. He also said that he was mistaken when he claimed credit for writing part of the song.

R&B Singer Angie Stone Arrested!! 

R&B singer Angie Stone was arrested Monday in Georgia for domestic aggravated assault ... and the victim is her 30-year-old daughter. 

 

Police in Dekalb County say... 53-year-old Angie told police her daughter Diamond punched her in the face. Angie then told police she defended herself with a metal stand, but accidentally hit Diamond in the face ... knocking out her front teeth. 

Angie told police once she realized the mistake she put down the stand and tried to flee ... but claims Diamond came after her again. A family friend eventually broke up the fight.

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Diamond told police the argument started when Angie complained Diamond didn't clean up after her children. Diamond was also taken into custody, but eventually released without being charged.

Angie -- a 3-time Grammy nominee -- was booked for aggravated assault.

Chris Brown is a dad...but the baby momma is NOT Karrueche! 

R&B singer Chris Brown is father of a 9-month-old baby girl......and the baby momma is NOT his on-again-off-again girlfriend Karrueche!

The baby's mother is a 31-year-old former model named Nia -- who, it's said, has known Chris for several years. 

Sources connected to both Nia and Chris tell us they are on very good terms -- however they're not together romantically. Word is 25-year-old Chris is happy about being a father.

It does not appear there is a formal child support order in place -- and we do not know the nature of any informal terms of support.

Wonder if Karrueche is as happy about this as Chris is?

Soooo...are y'all surprised or nah?

It's About To Go Down!!  

Come party with Back Street Ent, Back Street Radio and Baby Sis as we present "SUMMERTIME TURN UP" going down on Aug 30th at

Kim's Sports Bar & Grill
2994 Rubidoux Blvd
Riverside, Ca. 92509
From 8:00pm - 2:00am

Enjoy some dope performances from the featured artist MAC DOM P....also performing on stage will be BAD HABIT, CALIBOYS, BOSSALENA, RICHARD WIGHT, SOCAL STREET TEAM, P-NUT, K-TREY......plus more!!

This is a 21 and over event, $10 at the door, FREE before 9:00pm
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So come on out and have a good time, enjoy LIVE entertainment, as well as DJ and dancing, drink specials, food and raffles all night!!
 

ACTOR-COMEDIAN ROBIN WILLIAMS FOUND DEAD IN APPARENT SUICIDE 

MARIN COUNTY, Calif. -- The actor-comedian Robin Williams was found dead at his home Monday morning in an apparent suicide by asphyxiation, Marin County Sheriff's officials said.

The Marin County Sheriff's Department received a 911 report of a male not breathing in a residence in unincorporated Tiburon, California at 11:55 a.m. Monday. Emergency personnel arrived and pronounced the subject deceased at 12:02 p.m. He was identified as Robin McLaurin Williams, 63.

Preliminary information indicated Williams was last seen alive at the residence at approximately 10 p.m. Sunday. He was located Monday shortly before 11:55 a.m. His wife also lives at the residence.

"At this time, the Sheriff's Office Coroner Division suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made. A forensic examination is currently scheduled for August 12, 2014 with subsequent toxicology testing to be conducted," the Marin County Sheriff's department said.

"This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken. On behalf of Robin's family, we are asking for privacy during our time of profound grief. As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin's death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions," Susan Schneider, Williams' wife, said Monday.

Mara Buxbaum, a representative for Williams, released a statement Monday afternoon: "Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time."


R&B singer Omarion arrested! 

Actor and singer Omarion got served with an arrest warrant Friday and was hauled off to jail while his girlfriend is nine months pregnant.

The star of the hit 2004 flick "You Got Served" was cuffed and booked into a Los Angeles jail around noon Friday for failing to appear in court on a prior traffic ticket, police told the Daily News.


The Grammy-nominated artist, 29, got popped for the missed court date when cops pulled him over in the San Fernando Valley for allegedly blowing through a stop sign, police said.


Actor and singer Omarion was booked into a Los Angeles jail Friday for failing to appear in court on a prior traffic ticket, police told the Daily News.
 
"Our unit did a warrant check and saw he had a ticket he didn't pay that went to warrant," Lt. Dan Thompson with the Los Angeles Police Department's Devonshire Division said.

Omarion, whose real name is Omari Grandberry, was released around 3:30 pm Friday, online jail records said.

The "Bump Bump Bump" singer, who also served as a judge on the fifth season of "America's Best Dance Crew," is expecting a baby boy with girlfriend Apryl Jones in the next few days, according to his social media accounts.

His manager declined to comment when reached by The News.

Source: nydailynews.com