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Kelly Rowland Explains Emotional Breakdown, Reveals Beyoncé's Reaction To 'Dirty Laundry'

Following a tearful performance of her current single “Dirty Laundry,” Kelly Rowland stopped by D.C.’s 93.9 WKYS radio station to explain the onstage breakdown and what Beyoncé thought of the transparent record.

“In that moment, even the way I just sat up there and put my feet up, I felt like I was in therapy,” she says of her intimate show at Fillmore this past Sunday (May 26). “It was like that crowd wasn’t even there for a second, and when the music stopped… I was like, ‘You are live, Kell, Calm down.’ I had to calm down, and in the moment I was like, ‘Ok. Ugh, Breathe!’ I was sitting up there breathing and I was like, ‘Ok, don’t break down now.’ You get lost, and there’s nothing wrong with being lost, but that was weird. That won’t happen again. It’s very weird when that happens, but I felt like I could do that with D.C.”

The cocoa-skinned chanteuse could also be vulnerable with her former band mates Beyoncé, who was referenced on the emotional track (the one not about her football player ex), and Michelle Williams. “What matters to me most is what we have. I’m so grateful for what we have as sisters, away from Destiny’s Child. I played [“Dirty Laundry”] for her and Michelle. Beyoncé said, “I never left.”

Kelly’s support system rekindled their musical chemistry for “You Changed,” the second single from her forthcoming album Talk A Good Game due June 18.

Watch the full interview at VIBE Vixen.

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Gang Leader Linked To Tupac's Murder Sentenced To 10 Years Over Drug Charge

A gang leader who is believed to be connected to Tupac's murder case is reportedly heading to prison for a long time. Darnell Brim, who was a South Side Compton Crips leader, was reportedly sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for drug distribution, TMZ reports.

Brim, received his sentencing after agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) caught him selling crack cocaine.

Brim is believed to be one of the four men who was riding in the white Cadillac that pulled up and opened fire on Tupac and Suge Knight on Las Vegas Boulevard in 1996. The LAPD suspects Brim fired the fatal shot that killed the legendary west coast artist, but he was never charged. Tupac was pronounced dead at 4:03 pm PT on Sept. 13, 1996. Brim was reportedly shot in a drive-by shooting in Compton two days after Pac's murder, which cops believed was retaliation for the rapper's death.

The rapper's death was never solved.

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John Singleton In Coma After Suffering From A Stroke

John Singleton is reportedly in a coma after suffering from a major stroke, TMZ reports.

The Boyz N the Hood filmmaker has reportedly been in the ICU since last weekend. According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Singleton's mother, Sheila Ward, is asking a judge to appoint her temporary conservator of his work because he is "unable to properly provide for his personal needs for physical health, food, clothing, or shelter." Singleton was reportedly working on several projects and preparing to sign a lucrative settlement agreement at the time of his stroke, according to Ward.

As previously reported, Singleton suffered a stroke on April 17, after returning from Costa Rica. After experiencing problems with his legs, he reportedly checked into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles where he suffered a stroke in his hospital room.

This story is developing.

 

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Goodbye Costa Rica... one of my new favorite places in the world.... so much to see so little time...

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Bun B's Lawyer Provides Update On Attempted Armed Robbery Aftermath

On Tuesday (April 24), Bun B confronted an armed robber, who was later identified as 20-year-old DeMonte Jackson. The latter attempted to rob the legendary rapper's home but acted swiftly with his own registered firearm. When Bun B's wife, Angela "Queenie" Walls answered a knock on the door, a masked Freeman entered with his weapon but was later met with the Trill rapper's fire and was detained at a hospital while being treated for his wounds.

In a statement provided to XXL, lawyer Charles Adams said he doesn't expect charges to be filed against the Texas native. "In Texas, you can defend your home. And if an armed home invader breaks into your home and puts a gun at your wife's head, you can shoot the guy if he's still in your home," Adams said. "Honestly, this might sound cheesy, thank God that Bun had a gun. Thank God that he was courageous enough to defend his home and his wife [Queenie]. And thank God Queenie was courageous enough to not let the man go upstairs."

As Queenie led Jackson to the garage, Bun B, born Bernard Freeman, became aware of the incident from another part of the house and opened fire on Jackson. The latter was charged with one count of burglary plus two levies of aggravated robbery.

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