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Diddy Remembers Kim Porter’s Magnetic Presence

Diddy took to social media to issue a statement on the passing of Kim Porter.

Diddy has taken to social media to share his thoughts on Kim Porter’s passing. In a throwback video during the pair’s December 2006 Essence cover photo shoot, Diddy captioned the emotional reel by stating he’s managing to figure out life without the influential being.

“For the last three days I’ve been trying to wake up out of this nightmare,” he said. “But I haven’t. I don’t know what I’m going to do without you baby. I miss you so much.”

Diddy and Porter became a couple in the ’90s, producing their first child together, Christian Casey Combs. They later had twin girls in 2006, D’Lila and Jessie James. In the pair’s past Essence cover story, Diddy said Porter was unlike any other woman he met.

“She kind of made me nervous. She wasn’t like a New York girl. She was Bohemian, mixed with Georgia-peach hospitality. I got the idea she’d like doing stuff like walking barefoot in the grass,” he said. “I didn’t think I could get her to like me…She was smooth, you know, like ice. She’s cool and collected and thinks before she speaks. You meet a lot of young ladies, and they just don’t do that. Kim was never pressed; she was always in control.”

READ MORE: Mase, Missy Elliott, 50 Cent And More Remember Model-Actress Kim Porter

Another person who was greatly affected by Porter’s prowess was Voletta Wallace, Biggie Smalls’ mother. In her memory, Wallace paid tribute to the late mother-of-four in an Instagram post, accompanied by a picture of her son with Porter and Diddy.

“I am heartbroken for Quincy, Christian, Jessie, and D’Lila in the loss of their mother yet I know their love of her and time will comfort their grieving hearts and I pray that God gives Sean the strength to heal and pull the family together,” Wallace wrote. “Kim was a beautiful loving soul and we will always be reminded of her grace and legacy in the amazing children she left behind.”

 

On Thursday (Nov. 15), Porter passed away in her California-based home. Medical examiners are still searching for the primary cause of death, noting that she was battling symptoms similar to pneumonia or the flu.

READ MORE: Forever My Lady: Al B. Sure Pays Tribute To Kim Porter

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Nipsey Hussle Was Reportedly Being Investigated For Gang Ties Prior To His Death

According to reports, Nipsey Hussle was reportedly under investigation due to gang ties prior to his fatal death in late-March.

Per The New York Times, there was an open investigation being conducted by the LAPD and the city attorney’s office, which is reportedly still ongoing. The Victory Lap rapper’s property– including his clothing store The Marathon– are being looked into, in an effort to prove that the strip mall that Nip owned was subject to gang activity and violence.

“As part of the investigation, the city pressured Hussle’s former landlords to evict the rapper and his associates,” the report reads. “Instead, the landlords sold the property earlier this year to Hussle and a group of investors for $2.5 million, according to public records.”

Despite the efforts, the Los Angeles community and the music world continue to mourn the death of the 33-year-old Grammy nominee. However, his memory and voice lives on both on wax and in the real world.

“Everybody knows that Nipsey was pretty much the founder of the idea to bring everyone together who, you know, may individually be able to do great things and make a significant impact on their own in their communities,” T.I. said of his fallen friend. “But for us to come together, we can impact so, so many more communities and spread our efforts so much wider.”

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Charlottesville Killer Receives Life Sentence Plus 419 Years

James Alex Fields Jr will spend the rest of his life behind bars for driving his car into a crowd of counter-protestors in Charlottesville, Va., which injured many and killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

According to reports, Judge Richard Moore sentenced the 22-year-old white supremacist to life in prison plus 419 years. Fields, who reportedly had a picture of Adolf Hitler framed by his bed, drove from Ohio to attend the 2017 Unite The Right Rally with fellow racists and neo-Nazi's to protest the removal of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue.

The event also drew Heyer and other counter-protestors who marched against white nationalism. The violence forced local authorities to declare an unlawful assembly and begin the process of demobilizing everyone. Later on the same day, Fields drove his car into a crowd killing Heyer and hurting others.

The event caused already bubbling racial tensions in America to spill over when during a press conference Donald Trump blamed "both sides" for the turmoil.

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DMX Is Cleared In The Case Of A 'Stolen' Corvette

Rapper DMX will reportedly not face any charges after it was believed his was driving a “stolen” vehicle back in May.

The rapper reportedly left a Los Angeles restaurant in another person’s car, after the valet accidentally gave him and his entourage the wrong set of keys. The valet mix-up created a potential issue for X, as authorities believed that driving a stolen vehicle was grounds for a probation violation as it pertained to his tax evasion case. Police reportedly were able to retrieve the vehicle, and no one was arrested.

“DMX met with his probation officer and everything is fine,” the MC’s attorney, Murray Richman, told TMZ. “We're told the rapper's in the clear as far as a potential probation violation goes.”

As far as his professional life goes, DMX reportedly joined the cast of Chronicle Of A Serial Killer back in April. He also gave a rousing sermon at Kanye West’s Sunday Service performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in the spring.

“Doors that were once closed are now open for me,” he said. “I am God’s favorite child…I have supernatural increases and promotion. Like the restoration of everything the devil has stolen from me. This is the day, time, and moment for me to experience the free grace of God.”

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