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The famous Soul Train Host was found dead from an alleged suicide in his los Angeles home earlier today. He was 75 years old.

 

 

 

Don Carnelius was found dead earlier today by one of his two sons. Allegedly he committed suicide by an self inflicting gun shot wound to the head. (reported by TMZ)

He was not only the host of the famous t.v. series ‘The Soul Train” many others can agree that he was also responsible for changing the landscape of music. “The Soul Train” contained music and dancing and later an award show.

BET reports Soul Train debuted nationally in 1971 and went on to change the landscape of music. The program, which featured live dancing and performances from the most influential Black artists of all time, including Al Green, James Brown and the Jackson Five, ended its run in 2006. Stephen Hill, BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials, says, “If not for Soul Train, there would be no 106 & Park.”

Just getting out of an nasty divorce where he allegedly some time ago had beatin up his ex wife during there marriage and pled no contest and was put on 3 years of probation. Sources close to Don say “the TV icon was plagued with health issues for years … including a stroke and a condition that required brain surgery.

We all thank the Don for being part of one of the biggest waves in the music scene, and although his life didn’t seem to be easy may he rest in peace.,

 

Miguel Angel Cotto WBA who is currentl 37-2 with 30 K.O’s obviously believes that his chances against Floyd “Money” Mayweather who is currently 42-0 with 26 K.O’s on May 5th are highly possible. Cotto tweets early today I’m back in the ring on May 5th and I will beat him / El 5 de mayo estaré de vuelta en el ring y vamos a ganar.”

Even though the date was set originally for the “Mayweather vs Pac-Man” fight. May weather States on Twitter “I’m fighting Miguel Cotto on May 5th because Miss Pac Man is ducking me.Some speculate the remembrance when everyone claimed that Mayweather was “dodging” Pac-Man. Whose Dodging who now?.

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Reggae superstar Elephant Man was recently charged with rape and assault. According to reports in the Jamaica Star Online, police arrested the “Jook Gal”singer stemming from an incident that happened at his St. Andrews mansion in early January.

Officers say a woman filed a report against Elephant Man, whose real name is Oneil Bryan, claiming he sexually assaulted her. Elephant Man was questioned with a lawyer present and was then charged after interrogation was over. Elephant Man was booked and is set to appear in court today.

Sean Pen

Posted: February 1, 2012 in Other News

Actor Sean Penn has just been named ambassador for Haiti in recognition of his humanitarian work since the 2010 earthquake. The Hollywood star received the honor from Haitiian President Michel Martelly at a special ceremony Tuesday evening at the National Palace. See full story HERE