Archive | August, 2019

NEWS: Police Seeking Public’s Help Finding the Person Who Killed Erik McAllister

By Emily Wenger | The Denver Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding more information in the shooting death of a man [August 3rd] on 38th Avenue….

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NEWS: Nipsey Hussle Shooting: Rapper Told Suspect of ‘Snitching’ Rumors, Court Papers Say

NEWS: Nipsey Hussle Shooting: Rapper Told Suspect of ‘Snitching’ Rumors, Court Papers Say

WABC – Yahoo | Rapper Nipsey Hussle and the suspect in his killing had a conversation about “snitching” shortly before the rapper was shot in South Los Angeles, according to…

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IN MEMORIAM: Lawrence Leathers, Jazz Drummer on Grammy-Winning Albums, Found Dead After Assault

Mr. Leathers, 37, was a rising talent on New York’s straight-ahead jazz scene and had played on two Grammy-winning albums. A celebrated jazz drummer known for his crisply swinging style…

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IN MEMORIAM: Nipsey Hussle // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Ermias Joseph Asghedom (August 15, 1985 – March 31, 2019), known professionally as Nipsey Hussle (often stylized as Nipsey Hu$$le), was an American rapper and songwriter from Los Angeles, California….

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MOVIES: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke

From Beth Schiller Patterson: Just finished watching “Remastered: “The Two Killings of Sam Cooke.” Sam was not only a gifted singer and songwriter, but also an activist in the burgeoning…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Kyle-Yorlets-Shot.jpgNEWS: Rocker Kyle Yorlets Shot Dead Allegedly By 5 Kids Ages 12 To 16

NEWS: Rocker Kyle Yorlets Shot Dead Allegedly By 5 Kids Ages 12 To 16

By Rosa Sanchez, Radar OnLine | Five underage children have been arrested and charged with murder for the senseless killing of Nashville musician Kyle Yorlets, RadarOnline.com can report. According to…

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BUSINESS NEWS: Violent Crimes Have Many in LoDo Concerned for Their Safety

BUSINESS NEWS: Violent Crimes Have Many in LoDo Concerned for Their Safety

DENVER — After another violent shooting near 14th and Market Streets, people that work in the LoDo area say they’re worried. One person was killed in the early morning shooting…

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IN MEMORIAM: Smoke Dawg, Rapper and Drake Opening Act, Killed in Shooting at 21 // Richard Swift of the Black Keys  // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Smoke Dawg, Rapper and Drake Opening Act, Killed in Shooting at 21 // Richard Swift of the Black Keys // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Canadian rapper Smoke Dawg was shot and killed outside a Toronto club on Saturday night, according to Global News. He was 21. Close friend Mustafa the Poet posted his condolences…

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NEWS: Mom: Austin Bomber’s Black Roommate Held Until Suspect Found

NEWS: Mom: Austin Bomber’s Black Roommate Held Until Suspect Found

[We’ve posted this article because a promising young musician was killed when he opened the package and it blew up. What a terrible unnecessary loss of life.] PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP)…

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NEWS: African-American Double Bassist Murdered in Possible Racial Hate Crime

NEWS: African-American Double Bassist Murdered in Possible Racial Hate Crime

17 year old African-American double bassist Draylen Mason has been killed – following a series of package bomb explosions in Austin, Texas, United States. An honour roll bass student at…

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THOUGHTS & PRAYERS: Ronald Broadnax, Beloved Bouncer for the Whisky A Go Go, Murdered – GoFundMe Set Up

THOUGHTS & PRAYERS: Ronald Broadnax, Beloved Bouncer for the Whisky A Go Go, Murdered – GoFundMe Set Up

From Marky DeSade on Fb, 2/20/18: Ronald Broadnax, beloved bouncer for the world famous Whisky A Go Go, was well-known and much loved in the live music business. He was…

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NEWS: “I Murdered Four People”: Jazz Drummer Allegedly Confesses Slayings to Neighbor

NEWS: “I Murdered Four People”: Jazz Drummer Allegedly Confesses Slayings to Neighbor

BOSTON — A 22-year-old recent Oberlin College graduate and jazz drummer from Maine will face murder charges Monday in the slayings of four adults found at a Massachusetts home. Orion…

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