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It’s A Rap: June 27
By Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor
Published June 27, 2013


The Winnfield City Police officials announced new developments on the shooting death of Lil Snupe. There has been a warrant issued by Winnfield City Police for arrest for Tony Holden in connection with the shooting death of rising rapper Snupe.

In a press release issued to MStars, the police stated: “Sources close to the investigation stated that the shooting death was a result of an altercation that erupted during a private gaming session of video games at an apartment of a friend.

“Warrants have been issued for the arrest of Winnfield resident Tony Holden, age 36, in connection with this incident. Holden has not been located at this time and is considered armed and dangerous.”

Lil Snupe was murdered early morning of June 20. Snupe was born under the name of Addarren Ross. He was a promising MC, signed to Meek Mill’s Dream Chaser’s label and labeled Meek’s protégé. He released the mixtape “R.N.I.C.” before his death and made an impact on the rap scene with his strong skills.

The night before last, Mill sent a text message to Lil Snupe revealing that rapper Rick Ross wanted him to appear on “Self-Made 3.” “Here’s ya shot,” said Mill to the 18-year-old.

Fans flooded Twitter following the news of Lil Snupe’s death yesterday. “#RIPLilSnupe,” “Lil Snupe” and Meek Mill all made waves on the social media website’s Trending Topics.

The police are asking anyone with any information or clues about Holden’s whereabouts to contact them immediately.

The top photo is Holden, who is described as 5-foot-8-inches, weighing approximately 215 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes.

Police ask that anyone with knowledge of Holden’s location contact the Winnfield Police Dept. at 318-628-3511.


Ten-time GRAMMY Award winner Chaka Khan will be honored for her stellar 40-year career in music and entertainment in the place where it all began—Chicago, Illinois.

Chaka Khan will participate in the unveiling of Chaka Khan Way on S. Blackstone Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets on Saturday, July 27. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Fourth Ward Alderman William Burns and other city officials, business and community leaders and celebrity friends of Chaka’s are all scheduled to be in attendance.

On Sunday, July 28, she will be honored in a ceremony proclaiming that day “Chaka Khan Day.”  Chaka is set to perform at a free outdoor concert in Millennium Park after she accepts the honors from the city.

“Chicago is where it all began for me,” said Chaka. “Even before Rufus, I sang with local groups such as The Babysitters, Lock and Chain and Lyfe. As a young girl, growing up on Carpenter Street, my parents introduced me to a very rich musical foundation—starting with jazz and opera. I owe this city so much, and I’m deeply honored by this tribute. Chicago will always be a part of me, and with this street naming, I now will always be a part of it. It’s a blessing to me and my family.  We are profoundly grateful to all the people of Chicago.”

“The Fourth Ward has a great legacy of entertainers, artists, and others that have contributed to the cultural fabric of this country and, to a great extent, the world,” said Alderman Burns.  “For over four decades, Chaka Khan has been and continues to be an incredible artistic presence.  She is also a tireless advocate for those in need, who works to change lives for the better through her charitable works. It is only fitting that we, as a community, celebrate and acknowledge her place in the history of this community.”

Chaka Khan Way will be located near Chaka’s old high school. The appeal to have the street named in her honor was led by president of Artworks Chicago Carl McKenzie. He hopes the proximity to the school will lead a new generation to be inspired by Chaka’s extraordinary achievements in music and entertainment, as well as her efforts to use her success to uplift others. “Chaka is an international music icon who has influenced generations of artists, as well as a philanthropist who has worked tirelessly on behalf of women and at-risk children,” he said. “I hope that students will walk by that sign and want to learn more about the person behind that name.”

Chaka has been ordered by her doctor earlier this month to be on extended vocal rest early. She will resume her concert dates in the U.S. and abroad in July, which will include a private engagement in Vienna, Austria (July 4); the Schermerhorn Symphony Center with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Nashville, TN (July 6); the Dell Music Center, Philadelphia, PA (July 11); the John L. Knight Convention Center, Miami, FL (July 20); the Neighborhood Awards at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV (August 10); Billboard Live in Tokyo, Japan (August 26-29); and Billboard Live in Osaka, Japan (August 31-September 1).

Chaka has a a lot to celebrate especially with this year, 2013, marking the 40th anniversary of Chaka’s career in music and entertainment, as well as her 60th birthday. The celebrate she is looking to release a series of new albums, titled The iKhan Project, which will feature recorded music in eight genres, including R&B, jazz, pop, rock, gospel, country, classical and dance music. For those who are waiting to see her live, plans are underway for the “Chaka Khan I’m Every Woman World Tour,” which will feature other top female artists.


2-U Neek, a talented group of twins whom if you don’t know them, you might want to get to know them as they are turning heads wherever they go.

2-U-Neek is Ashley and Ashton Ruiz also known as the “Texas Twins,” a name given to them by late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel.

2-U-NeeK recently was invited to visit Seacrest Studios CHOC (Children’s Hospital of Orange County). The studio is a unique state of the art facility. It consists of a radio station and a television station. And as may have already figured out by the name, it is the brainchild of American Idol Television Host Ryan Seacrest.

During the visit, 2-U-NeeK shared some of their new original music with their audience. It was a grand event filled with music, interviews ,arts and crafts, dancing, Live performances by the twins and more. Also, 2-U-Neek had a personal meet and greet with their new FRANS (Friends+Fans) and photo opps as well. Many of the staff wereable to get acquainted with 2-U-NeeK as there are televisions throughout the facility for them to tune into.

Some of 2-U-NeeK’s talents are singing, dancing, songwriting, acting, Producing music and they are humanitarians as well. The twins have opened for various major artist and have sang The National Anthem for numerous major sporting events including The NBA. They have been seen on various networks like BET, Disney, PBS, Nickelodeon and more. You can catch Ashton on an upcoming episode of Nickelodeon’s new hit television show called “Sam & Cat” on July 6.

For more details on these amazing two go to and they’re on Facebook. For media/booking contact Rue at

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