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Philadelphia’s top prosecutor has called for a new trial for Meek Mill. The 32-year-old rapper spent months in prison after he was sentenced to two-to-four years in jail for minor probation violations related to a 10-year-old gun and drug possession case in November 2017, but District Attorney Larry Krasner has argued Common Pleas Court Judge Genece Brinkley…

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A Philadelphia police officer is under investigation after he shot a man through his car window while off duty. Joel Johnson, 28, is described by family and neighbors as an adult with special needs who is known for panhandling in the community. On Monday night, May 20, 2019, Johnson was begging for change from drivers…

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A relationship turned deadly following a dispute over cocaine. On May 9, Jonathan Wesley Harris was convicted of killing former Playboy model, Christina Carlin-Kraft. In 2018, Harris, 31, met Carlin-Kraft, 36, and the two went back to her Philadelphia apartment and engaged in consensual sex. After having sex, the two began using cocaine. However, Harris wanted Carlin-Kraft…

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Meek Mill is being honored by his hometown for his work on criminal justice reform. The 31-year-old rapper’s native Philadelphia declared March 15-17, 2019, “Meek Mill Weekend” in recognition of his contributions to hip-hop and bringing national attention to justice reform ahead of his two shows in the city on Friday, March 15, and Saturday,…

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Warner Bro. Pictures has acquired the rights to produce a new biopic for the late R&B icon Teddy Pendergrass. Tyrese Gibson will star as singer, songwriter in a new biopic. The 40-year-old singer-and-actor will portray the late R&B icon in an upcoming film, for which Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the rights. The Baby Boy star will also…

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Kulture Kiari is already taking after her rapper parents, Cardi B and Offset by wearing iced out jewelry. Cardi B shared a picture on Instagram of the diamond bracelet that she gifted her daughter. In the photo, she shows an up-close view of baby Kulture wearing a Versace outfit as she holds hands with mama Cardi.…

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The 21st annual Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention took place Feb. 15-17, 2019, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Sponsored by blu, the tattoo convention hosted more than 500 international and national tattoo artists, tattooing live. The room was filled with creativity, color, and an unforgettable ambiance. Special guests included Shanghai Kate, James Vaughn from “Ink Master” season…

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Despite the fact that singer R. Kelly has not broken any laws recently and has not been indicted in the last 15 years nor convicted of any crime, he has been symbolically banned from entering a major metropolitan U.S. city. Members of the Philadelphia City Council have moved forward with literally muting R. Kelly. The…

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Many people scroll through Pinterest and Google and fantasize about dream weddings or celebrations. Oftentimes we pull from celebrity inspiration as we dream about planning for those big bashes. But it takes more than a dream to pull off a grand event — it takes a dream team comprised of skilled and organized individuals. From planning…

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