Hot 97 personality Mister Cee’s was arrest this weekend for soliciting a male prostitute. It is the second time Cee, born Calvin Lebrun, has been arrested on such a charge, having pleaded guilty to the charge of loitering for the purpose of engaging in a prostitution offense back in 2011. The morning show DJ was arrested in Brooklyn, according to reports. He reportedly approached a man at Madison St. and Broadway around midnight, unaware that the man was an undercover police officer. Cee will reportedly address the arrest on the air this week.
New York City deejay and on-air personality DJ Megatron, born Corey McGriff was fatally shot this morning in the city’s Staten Island borough. Megatron had worked for both HOT 97 (97.1 FM) as well as BET’s 106 & Park in his career. According to police, Corey “DJ Megatron” McGriff was shot down while talking to a friend on his cell phone on his way to buy some weed and a cigar. Police are still investigating the reason behind the shooting, if any. They’re also seeking information on three young men who fled the scene. McGriff, a father of three, allegedly left his four year old child home alone.
Twenty-two-year-old William Williams, who fatally shot DJ Megatron in the chest back in 2011, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison as part of a plea bargain. If he hadn’t, he could have faced trial on a second-degree murder charge and 25 years to life behind bars. “After careful reflection and thought, my client decided this was in his best interest,” Williams’ lawyer, Mario Gallucci, told NYDN. via:hiphopdx
Fat Joe has pleaded guilty to tax evasion after failing to pay income taxes for the years 2007 and 2008. According to TMZ, the Terror Squad chief was accused of dodging roughly $700,000 in income taxes over the two-year period. He appeared in federal court in New Jersey earlier this morning to enter his guilty plea, and was subsequently released on $250,000 bond.
In 2010, Joey Crack listed his $2 million Florida mansion for sale to reportedly liquidate assets to cover debts of nearly $140,000. He was also given a tax lien by the State of New Jersey from 2008 in the sum of $105,000, as well as a Mercer County, New Jersey lien for just under $32,000. Joey Crack will be sentenced in April and is facing up to two years in prison.