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Usher And Rich The Kid Reportedly Attacked In Armed Studio Robbery

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Usher and Rich The Kid weren’t harmed but members of their entourage were reportedly pistol-whipped.

According to TMZ reports, Multiple shots were reportedly fired during the incident at Westlake Recording Studio, but the singer was unharmed. Rich the Kid was reportedly outside the studio during the attack. According to the website, it is unclear if anyone was hit by gunfire—but the “suspect or suspects” ran away with “cash and jewelry.”

Law enforcement sources tell us Usher was in the studio, but not hurt.

We’re told Rich was outside when it all went down, and it appears he was the target of the robbery. Multiple entourage members were also attacked, and at least one bodyguard was badly pistol whipped.

Last year, Rich The Kid was attacked and robbed in his girlfriend Tori Brixx’s Los Angeles home. Click Here if you missed that.

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Caught Up. Suspected Usher Burglar Arrested With Over $2 Million in Stolen Property

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Police have arrested a man suspected of robbing Usher’s $4.2 million home back in March.  

According to TMZ, the suspect burglarized a number of celebrity homes in Los Angeles, and was caught with over 2,000 items valued at more than $2 million. About $800,000 of that included property taken from Usher.

Some of the items stolen from Usher’s home include six watches, the most expensive of them being $220,000. A $200K Jesus piece and $20K in cash were also allegedly stolen.

Police believe the suspect would visit open-house events at homes up for sale to scope out locations, before later going back to rob them. Usher and his wife Grace Miguel listed their home on the market after announcing their separation in March.

It’s A Wrap! Usher Files for Divorce from Wife Grace Miguel

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Usher and estranged wife Grace Miguel are moving forward with their split following three years of marriage.

In a court document obtained by PEOPLE and first reported by The Blast, the singer, 40, filed for divorce on Friday in Georgia. His filing comes nine months after they announced their separation in March.

The pair previously confirmed the breakup in a joint statement obtained by PEOPLE.

“After much thought and consideration, we have mutually decided to separate as a couple. We remain deeply connected, loving friends who will continue supporting each other through the next phases of our lives,” the statement read. “The enormous amount of love and respect that we have for each other will only increase as we move forward.”

Jacquees Accepts ‘The Kang of R&B’ Bobby Brown Challenge

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Bobby Brown shared his opinions on who is the true King of R&B in a brief interview with TMZ.

Bobby said. “They want the title they gotta battle me.” As the self-dubbed “King of the Stage,” he added that this “battle” would have to go down on his territory—live on stage.”

“Doesn’t matter who it is.” He did, however, take his hat off to Chris Brown and Usher, whom he called “bad boys” and the only contenders worthy enough to wear the crown. He gave R. Kelly an honorable mention as well. But of the three, Usher would be the only R&B icon to take the crown without needing to put up a fight. “That’s like my son,” he said. “He’s that good. I think he should battle, like, Chris Brown.”

He’s not even recognizable,” Bobby said. “I don’t even know his music.”

Well damn….

Jacquees responds via social media.

Watch Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s Performance at the Global Citizen Festival 2018

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The Carters are amongst the group of musicians in Johannesburg for Global Citizens Festival: Mandela 100. The festival, which is a part of the Global Citizens movement to “end extreme poverty,” commemorates 100 years since Nelson Mandela was born.

Pharrell, Ed Sheeran, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Martin, Usher, Wizkid and more will also participate in the festival, which takes place in Johannesburg at FNB Stadium.

Did you know?

Global Citizen Festival cuts off Beyoncé live stream after 25 minutes.

On Twitter MultiChoice warned DStv subscribers, saying: “we will be airing the entire concert but only 25 minutes of the Beyoncé and Jay-Z performance” because “the full performance of Beyoncé and Jay-Z is exclusive to those who have earned their tickets to be inside the stadium on the day“.

SABC 1 tweeted: “Dear Viewers. Please note that SABC1 will be showing 25 minutes of the Carters’ part of the @GlblCtzn show. Beyonce & Jay-Z’s full show remains exclusive to those who earned their tickets. i.e. Those at the stadium.”

A member of the production staff died on Saturday night following an accident during preparation for the event. “Global Citizen has been advised that the deceased was an experienced rigger and was wearing all appropriate safety gear and equipment. Global Citizen extends our deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased and all of his colleagues and friends,” said Andrew Kirk, global director of public relations for Global Citizen. (Read more here)

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Lays Ex-Girlfriend Kim Porter to Rest in Her Georgia Hometown

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Kim Porter’s family and friends, including ex-boyfriend and father of her children Sean “Diddy” Combs, bid farewell to her in an elaborate funeral held in her Georgia hometown on Saturday, just a little more than a week after her death.

Combs, 49, was spotted arriving at the funeral, as were guests Kimora Lee Simmons and actress Tichina Arnold.

Combs arranged for Porter’s casket to travel in a carriage pulled by horses during the public funeral, which was held at Columbus’ Cascade Hills Church. Acclaimed pastor T.D. Jakes officiated the service.

The music mogul spoke during the service, as did Mary J. Blige and Porter’s son from a previous relationship with Al B. Sure!, Quincy Brown, TMZ reported, adding that after Brown began to cry during his remarks, Sure joined both him and Diddy onstage.

Yolanda Adams and Faith Evans reportedly also performed musical tributes.

Following the service, Porter will be buried next to her mother in Evergreen Memorial Park, according to TMZ.  

There was a public viewing held at the Charles E. Huff International Funeral Home before the funeral commenced on Saturday, as well as a viewing on Friday.

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