Gladys Knight’s son sentenced to prison

Shanga Hankerson, the son of R&B legend Gladys Knight has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for failing to withhold payroll taxes for the restaurants that bore his mother’s name. The 45-year-old Hankerson is also the son of Knight’s former husband Barry Hankerson. Hankerson was also Aaliyah’s uncle. He owns the rights to […]

Gladys Knight’s son, Shanga Hankerson, shows up for jail following raid

Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles,was raided on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 after Georgia’s Department of Revenue accused the owner, Shanga Hankerson, Gladys Knight’s son of theft and tax evasion. GDOR executed search warrants at all locations of Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles – Midtown Atlanta on Peachtree Street; east of Atlanta at Stonecrest Mall in […]

Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles restaurant raided, $1 million investigation

The Georgia Department of Revenue raided three Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles restaurants in the metro Atlanta area – midtown Atlanta, Lithonia and south west Atlanta located at 3752 Cascade Road. A warrant has been issued for her son, Shanga Hankerson, the owner of the chains bearing the music legend and Empress of Soul’s name. Agent Josh Waites […]