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Waka Flocka Flame Is Running For President

4/21/2015 8:01pm EDT
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Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has thrown his hat in the ring and has announced that he'll be running for President in 2016.

The star, real name Juaquin Malphurs, made his announcement on Monday, April 20 -- aka "4/20" -- a day associated with pot-smokers for its reference to the time of day that a group of smokers at California's San Rafael High School met up to get high.

The rapper, of course, has include the legalization of marijuana as his main platform.

Actually, the rapper made the announcement on Election Day back in 2012, tweeting out a message reading "I'm dead ass running for...

2014 Celebrity Arrests: 20 Stars Who Drank Too Much, Punched Photographers & Even Committed Murder

12/8/2014 1:50pm EST
20 Celebrities Who Were Arrested In 2014
The following celebrities have made Santa's naughty list this year for their bad behavior...

Pop star Justin Bieber had a whole lot of trouble with the law this year. The singer was first arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., in January on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), driving with an over six month expired license and resisting arrest without violence. The case was later settled with a plea bargain.

Also in January, the singer egged a neighbor's house, causing thousands of dollars worth of damage. He was charged with one misdemeanor count of vandalism.

In September, Bieber wa...

Police Arrest Waka Flocka Flame At Georgia Airport

10/11/2014 10:30am EDT
Police Arrest Waka Flocka Flame At Georgia Airport
Police arrested rapper Waka Flocka Flame in Georgia on Friday morning after he tried to board an airplane with a loaded gun.

Authorities detained the star, real name Juaquin Malphurs, at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and charged him with carrying a weapon in a prohibited place. He reportedly didn't have a permit for the firearm.

The rapper is currently in custody at Clayton County jail.

It isn't the first time Waka Flocka Flame has gotten into trouble for possessing a weapon. Last month, he posted a photo of himself brandishing a firearm on Instagram, prompting an in...

Waka Flocka, Peter Jackson, Murdakkh, New Music

2/19/2014 10:25pm EST
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Multi-Platinum Hip Hop recording artist Waka Flocka just released a new video feature on DJ Holiday’s Miley’ track with Wiz Khalifa. Flocka has also recently teamed up with Canada’s Peter Jackson to put out his new single—‘Havana’. In addition to Waka Flocka, the track also features vocals from pop recording artist Bianca.

'Havana' is a radio-ready club banger that will no doubt be heard in many a car this year as well. It’s a smooth mix of bass and beats with bars and vocals to match. Jackson has toured and collaborated with artists like Akon, Snoop Dogg, French Montana, Busta Rhymes, ...

50 Best Rap Songs Of 2013

12/28/2013 1:00pm EST
Kendrick Lamar
Ranking favorites from throughout the year is one of the most time-consuming and arduous things to do.  All of the rap songs on this particular list of rap songs from 2013 all stood out to me in some regard.  Are they ordered correctly – most likely not.  Is there complete analysis of each provided below or even a sound reason why they were selected… um…well now… Basically, provided is a statement of a thought, a reaction, or possibly a reason why I though each song was special.  

1) “Blood On The Leaves”

Kanye West

Album:  Yeezus

By far, the best track from Yeezus and arguably the be...

Waka Flocka Flame To Produce Amanda Bynes' Album, Says She's 'Ready For The Rap World'

6/21/2013 2:00pm EDT
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It's actually  true - Amanda Bynes is making a rap album. But it's not with former Fugees star Wyclef Jean as previously reported. The actress' rapper friend Waka Flocka Flame is producing her disc, titled "Shots."

The troubled star recently announced that she wanted to start a singing career, and she reportedly signed a record deal with Brick Squad Monopoly.

Waka Flocka Flame told TMZ: "It's going to be crazy hot... She has it all together to me. She is cool as hell and ready for the rap world. I think she is going to kill the game."

The actress has made headlines over the past few mont...

Waka Flocka Flame: 'I'm Band From The State Of Virginia'

10/4/2012 9:32pm EDT
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Rapper Waka Flocka Flame had to cancel two concerts in Virginia this week after he was reportedly banned from setting foot in the state.

The beleaguered star had been booked to perform in the city of Norfolk on Tuesday and Richmond on Wednesday, but he learned on Monday that the shows had to be cancelled because he was no longer welcome in Virginia.

Reports suggest authorities refused to allow him in the state due to his gang affiliation and his security team's involvement in a shooting in North Carolina last year, although Waka Flocka Flame has yet to comment on the official reason for...

Stage Collapses At Manhattan Rap Concert

5/2/2012 10:28am EDT
A rap gig featuring Fabolous, Waka Flocka Flame and Wale was thrown into bedlam on Monday night after a staging area collapsed.

The stars performed at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom at a birthday party for Power 105 radio DJ Prostyle, but a problem occurred when all of their entourages gathered backstage.

A ramp collapsed under the weight and a staging area buckled, according to New York Post gossip column Page Six.

A source tells the publication more than 400 people packed the backstage area, adding "(There were) 12 dudes (on the ramp) that weighed 300 pounds each and an extra ...

Waka Flocka Flame's Security Team Banned From North Carolina

3/9/2012 4:19pm EST
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Officials in North Carolina have ordered rapper Waka Flocka Flame not to bring his security team to upcoming concerts in the state after a gun battle in the city of Charlotte last year.

The hip-hop star's bodyguards opened fire on a number of cars in Charlotte last February after the rapper's tour bus was sprayed with bullets. One person was injured in the incident and two were arrested.

Officials at the North Carolina Protective Services Board have now slapped the star with a cease and desist letter, ordering him not to use his security guards at his shows in the state this month.


Ke$ha And Justin Bieber Nominated PETA's Libby Awards

12/23/2011 1:23pm EST
Ke$ha and Justin Bieber have been nominated for an award by officials at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

The TiK ToK hit-maker and Bieber are both in the running for the Most Animal-Friendly Pop/Hip-Hop Artist title at the Libby Awards, which honor stars who help raise awareness of the cruel treatment of animals, and is run by the organization's youth division peta2.

The singers will battle for the award against Rappers K-Os and Waka Flocka Flame, while Ke$ha is also named in the Best peta2 advert category.

After learning about her nominations, the singer took to T...

Waka Flocka Flame Involved In Bowling Brawl

10/2/2011 4:30pm EDT
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Waka Flocka Flame's charity bowling event in Atlanta, Georgia descended into chaos after a fight broke out between the rapper and another guest.

The hip-hop star hosted the event on Thursday night in aid of his Homes for the Holidays charity programme, pledging to donate $50 for every strike he made during the games, but the night turned nasty after Waka Flocka Flame became embroiled in a brawl with a former protege.

Police officers were called to the scene but no arrests were made, according to

A statement from the star's representatives reads, "To be clear, while taking one of...

Waka Flocka Flame Spends Night In Jail For Marijuana Possession

7/26/2011 8:51am EDT
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Rapper Waka Flocka Flame spent a night in jail over the weekend after he was arrested for drug possession.

The hip-hop star, real name Juaquin Malphurs, was taken into custody on Saturday after cops found marijuana on his person during a trip to a shopping mall in Queens, New York.

Waka Flocka insists he was unfairly targeted by police because he's a rapper - but claims he was let off without charge.

In a post on Twitter on Sunday, he wrote, "I had spend a nite (sic) n (in) jail with no charge #onlybecauseirap. Can't no 1 (sic) stop with (sic) GOD got planned 4me no (sic) that."

The rap...

Jury Clears Waka Flocka Flame Of Drug Charges

5/4/2011 9:32am EDT
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Hip hop star Waka Flocka Flame has been cleared of drug related charges after a jury in Georgia ruled there was not sufficient evidence to convict the rapper.

The hitmaker, real name Juaquin Malphurs, surrendered to Atlanta-area police in January after an arrest warrant was issued for the star's arrest stemming from a raid on his Georgia home last year.

He was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and was subsequently bailed after posting $40,000.

In a Henry County Court earlier this week, a grand jury decided to clear Malphurs of possessio...

Waka Flocka Flame Shows off Tattoos in new 'Ink, Not Mink' PETA ad

3/8/2011 10:53pm EST
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Rapper Waka Flocka Flame has shed his fur for PeTA's (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) latest 'Ink, Not Mink' campaign.

The "Snakes in the Grass" hitmaker shows off his tattoos and dons some strategically-placed jewelry in the ad, in which he urges his fans and peers to think about where fur comes from and how animals are tortured for it before spending a fortune on a pelt.

He says, "Understand where that fox fur came from before you spend $1,000... someone got their head beat in and electrocuted. Understand what you buy."

The new print ad comes with the tagline: "Ink, Not Mi...

Six Men Arrested For Shooting At Waka Flocka Flame's Tour Bus

2/21/2011 7:10am EST
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Six men have been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting of rapper Waka Flocka Flame's tour bus last week.

The hip-hop star's vehicle was shot at several times as two cars drove past while it was pulled up outside a stereo store in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Flame's security team opened fire in retaliation, and one person was reportedly shot in the shoulder.

Now, police from the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team have arrested six men and charged them with armed robbery, conspiracy and two counts of shooting into an occupied property, reports

Although the ra...

Waka Flocka Flame's Tour Bus Sprayed With Bullets

2/17/2011 4:05pm EST
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Embattled rap star Waka Flocka Flame escaped injury on Wednesday when his tour bus came under fire from gunmen.

According to, the hip-hop star's tour bus was pulled up outside a stereo store in Charlotte, North Carolina when two cars drove past and the occupants shot at the vehicle four times.

His security team also opened fire in retaliation, and one person was reportedly shot in the shoulder.

The police detained the rapper and several other people. It's not the first time the star has been involved in gang troubles - he was shot in the arm last year by an alleged hitman.

Waka Flocka Released From Prison On Bail

1/6/2011 12:15pm EST
Rap star Waka Flocka Flame has been released from prison after posting $40,000 bail.

The Onion Booty hitmaker, real name Juaquin Malphurs, surrendered to Atlanta-area police on Monday after an arrest warrant was issued for the star stemming from a December 16 raid on his Georgia home.

He is facing a number charges, including possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, while he is also accused of breaching the state's anti-gang laws and violating his probation for allegedly driving on a suspended license.

On Tuesday he waived his right to a court hearing and...

Waka Flocka Waves Right To Hearing, Remains In Jail

1/5/2011 3:20pm EST
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Rap star Waka Flocka Flame remains in jail on drug and gun charges after waiving his right to a court hearing on Tuesday.

The Onion Booty hitmaker, real name Juaquin Malphurs, surrendered to Atlanta-area police on Monday after an arrest warrant was issued for the star, stemming from a December 16 raid on his Georgia home.

Two others were arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession during the raid and Malphurs' associate Gucci Mane was briefly handcuffed during the incident. Police issued a warrant for the rapper's arrest because he was not home at the time.

Malphurs is facing a number ...

Gucci Mane Ordered To Mental Health Facility

1/4/2011 4:26pm EST
Gucci Mane
Rapper Gucci Mane has been admitted to a mental health facility to determine whether he is fit to face prosecution for a parole violation.

The troubled star, real name Radric Davis, was already on probation for previously breaching the terms of his parole, stemming from a 2005 assault conviction, when his car was pulled over by police in his native Atlanta, Georgia in November. He was booked on obstruction and traffic charges after he was allegedly spotted driving recklessly, but prosecutors spared him more legal hassle and dropped the case against him.

However, Mane is still being puni...

Waka Flocka Surrenders To Police

1/4/2011 8:44am EST
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Rap star Waka Flocka Flame has surrendered to police in Georgia after a heart to heart chat with his mom.

The "Onion Booty" hitmaker, real name Juaquin Malphurs, is being held on charges including drug and weapons possession as well as criminal street gang activity and a probation violation.

Henry County police arrested two people at Waka Flocka's home for possession of marijuana last month. Police issued a warrant for his arrest because he was not home at the time. His friend and associate Gucci Mane was briefly handcuffed during the raid.

Flocka's mum tells her son surrendered ...

Gucci Mane Handcuffed At Waka Flocka Flame's Home

12/16/2010 4:06pm EST
Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane has been handcuffed at the Georgia home of hip-hop pal Waka Flocka Flame following a police raid stemming from an investigation into allegations of prostitution.

Police swarmed the Henry County residence on Thursday morning. Law enforcement sources tell cops found marijuana and weapons at the scene and are investigating possible prostitution. Flame, real name Juaquin Malphurs, was not at home at the time of the raid.

However, his mother and manager Debra Antney confirms Mane, real name Radric Davis, was present and put in handcuffs.

Antney, Mane's former manager, al...