Usher’s Stepson Declared Brain Dead

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Usher’s 11-year-old stepson has been declared brain dead by doctors following the accident Friday when he was struck by a jet ski … TMZ has learned. According to our sources, Kyle Glover (son of Usher’s estranged wife Tameka Foster) has not experienced any brain activity since he was admitted to the hospital. We’re told there has been no decision yet as to whether or not to take him off life support.

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Frank Ocean’s First Love Was A Man

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Singer Frank Ocean, a rising star who is part of the rap collective Odd Future, has revealed online that his first love was a man, an admission of same-sex attraction that is seen as groundbreaking for the world of hip hop. Ocean late on Tuesday posted on Twitter a link to his writings on his Tumblr blog page that described his coming to terms with his sexual orientation. But he did not specifically call himself gay. The post, which music mogul Russell Simmons called courageous and a “big day” for hip hop, came as Ocean faced rumors about his sexuality due to content on his forthcoming album, “Channel Orange,” that one reviewer pointed out had love-themed lyrics with the word “him” instead of “her.”

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Former Hip-Hop Mogul Rosemond Charged With Arranging Murder

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Even when the man they called “Jimmy Henchman” was on trial earlier this month for running a cocaine ring, his ties to the feud that led to the murders of two hip-hop legends preceded him. On Friday, Manhattan officials charged James Rosemond with arranging the murder of an associate of the rapper 50 Cent. On June 5, Rosemond was convicted in a Brooklyn federal court of peddling millions of dollars worth of cocaine. Rosemond, 47, was indicted for conspiring with five other men to kill the associate, Lowell Fletcher, in 2009. “This has not been a good month for Jimmy the Henchman,” Raymond W. Kelly, the New York police commissioner, said in a statement.

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DMX BOTCHED COMEBACK TOUR $630K Lawsuit DISMISSED

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DMX just caught a $630,000 break — TMZ has learned, a booking agency has dismissed its enormous lawsuit against the rapper over a botched 2011 comeback tour. TMZ broke the story … an agency called Heavy Rotation sued DMX in March claiming it struck an exclusive year-long deal with DMX in 2011 to book a string of comeback concerts — but the rapper was a pain in the ass to deal with … and torpedoed the entire tour. HR said it lost nearly $750,000 on the deal gone bad.

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THE DREAM SUED for Someone Else’s Horrific Car Crash

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Again more in celebrity car wreck related news, The Dream has been slapped with a major lawsuit by the victim of a brutal car crash in Georgia and what really makes it a nightmare for the R&B star … he wasn’t driving at the time … or even there!
Elaine Nowells filed a suit in Georgia, claiming one of Dream’s record label employees, Patrick Thrall, T-boned her car while running a red light at a four-way intersection back in June 2010. Nowells claims the accident was so brutal, the car was knocked on its side and slid down the street. Nowells claims she broke her back in the accident and suffered mental and physical pain due to “the shock, fright and terror she experienced.” She claims she suffered permanent injuries and says her medical expenses are through the roof.

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Soulja Smashes Bentley In Hollywood

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Soulja Boy got into a car accident in his gleaming red Bentley moments ago in Hollywood … and TMZ has pics of the aftermath. TMZ spoke with the other driver involved, who tells us, Soulja crossed into her lane and smashed into her while she was waiting for the light to change. People close to Soulja say the rapper wasn’t even driving — his bodyguard was. They say the other driver ran a red light and hit him.

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