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Jeezy Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner For Family Of 16 Who Lost Home In Fire

'Tis the season for giving.

'Tis the season for giving, and to put those words into action, Jeezy decided to ease a family’s stress with his latest gesture. According to WSB-TV, the “Put On” rapper hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for a family of 16 who lost their home in a fire.

The Natt family expressed their gratitude for Jeezy’s decision as they look forward to rebuilding their home in Marietta, Georgia. On Nov. 19, their house burned down in the early morning. Reports state the blaze occurred after Victoria and Tevares Natt returned from the hospital with their newborn baby. The family believes the fire began near the back of the home, but an investigation into how the blaze occurred is still ongoing.

Through his gesture, Jeezy wanted to reiterate the fact that once you’re part of a community, it’s your duty to give support when needed. “Being a part of the community, we’re all we got,” he said. “So we’re consistently looking out for each other. That’s what Atlanta’s all about.” As they gather their bearings again, Jeezy offered to handle the Natt family’s hotel bill for the remainder of 2018 as they search for a new abode continues.

When the fire occurred, the Natt family immediately poured out of the house, but the newborn girl was still inside. Tevares Natt swiftly re-entered the home to get the infant before the fire consumed the home.

“I didn’t know where the fire was or how close it was, but he went in, he had to feel around,” Victoria Natt recalled. “She made some type of noise, and he got her out of there. In the nick of time, because when he came out, flames is all we'd seen. Front door melted.”

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the family with repair and other living costs.

READ MORE: Jeezy Runs 10K Race To Raise Money For Youth In Atlanta

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Pop Smoke: 5 Suspects Arrested In Connection With Rapper’s Murder

Five people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Pop Smoke, the Los Angeles Police Department's  Robbery-Homicide Division revealed on Friday (July 10). According to an LAPD news release, the suspects include two teenagers and three adults, the latter of whom were identified as Corey Walker, 19, Jaquan Murphy, 21, and Keandre D. Rodgers, 18.

The LAPD claims that the suspects are gang members who were involved in Jackson’s murder in February, and in the murder of an 18-year-old victim who was gunned down last year in the parking lot of the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

No other details were released as both investigations are ongoing.

Pop Smoke, whose birth name was Bashar Jackson, was gunned down at a temporary rental home in the Hollywood Hills while visiting Los Angeles. The 20-year-old Brooklyn native was the victim of an armed robbery, per the LAPD.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Confirms Past Relationship With August Alsina

As promised, Jada Pinkett Smith brought herself to the infamous red table but she wasn’t alone. Will Smith joined his wife to address August Alsina’s claims in a special mini-episode of Red Table Talk that premiered on Friday (July 10).

Jada confirmed that she was once in a relationship with the 27-year-old singer while “separated” from Will. According to Jada, things with Alsina started out as a platonic friendship before turning into something more.

“As time went on, I got into a different kind of entanglement with August,” she admitted.

The actress went on to clarify that Will never August “permission” to date her. “The only person that can give permission in that particular circumstance is myself,” she said. “I could see how he would perceive it as ‘permission' because we were separated amicably and I think he also wanted to make it clear that he’s not a home wrecker — which he’s not.

“I was in a lot of pain. I was broken. I definitely realized that you can’t find happiness outside of yourself, and luckily enough, you and I were going through a process of healing in a much different manner,” Jada told Will. “I would definitely say we did everything we could to get away from each other only to realize that that wasn’t possible.”

Later in the talk, Will asked Jada what she was looking for in August. “I just wanted to feel good,” she said. “And it was really a joy just to heal somebody.”

The couple, who have been together for 25 years, also revealed their relationship mantra: “We ride together. We die together. Bad marriage for life.”

Watch the full episode below.

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Kid Cudi Announces Eminem Collaboration, "The Adventures Of Moon Man And Slim Shady”

Kid Cudi and Eminem are releasing a new single, "The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady,” scheduled to drop this Friday (July 10).

Cudster’s daughter, Vada, announced the news in an adorable video posted to his Twitter account on Wednesday (July 8).

And now a word from Princess Vada the chosen... pic.twitter.com/xmgIMkUntz

— The Chosen One (@KidCudi) July 8, 2020

Besides working with Eminem, Cudi collaborated with Kanye West on an upcoming Kids See Ghost animated series. Additionally, the Ohio native is gearing up to debut an animated Netflix series, Entergalactic, based off his upcoming concept album of the same name. Cudi will executive produce the series along with Kenya Barris.

The 36-year-old rapper and actor will also appear in the HBO mini-series, We Are Who We Are. The coming-of-age story centers around two teenagers living on an American military base in Italy.

Watch the trailer below.

 

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