Monthly Archives: May 2012

Mystikal Sent Back to Jail

Apparently rapper Mystikal was not enjoying being free after being locked up for six years  because he got himself sent back to jail. He was serving 5 years probation which he violated when he got arrested February for domestic violence.

Mystikal, real name Michael Tyler, was arrested in Baton Rouge on a domestic abuse charge and a judge ruled it was a violation of his probation. He must now serve a 90-day sentence, reports TMZ. The judge has already given him credit for 9 days served while he was detained following his arrest leaving him with 81 days left to serve.

Jay-Z To Headline And Curate Made In America Festival

Jay-Z will headline and select the artists for the upcoming Budweiser Made in America, two-day music festival in Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend to benefit United Way. The festival will feature nearly 30 artists performing across three stages on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park on Saturday, Sept. 1, and Sunday, Sept. 2.

The “eclectic roster “of talent cultivated by Jay-Z will be announced on May 21 and will include acts ranging from rock, hip-hop, R&B, Latin and dance. He said he has about 70 percent of the acts selected already. Read more