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Two men killed in New Orleans at rapper Rich Homie Quan concert on Fat Tuesday. T-Pain Says YMCMB wouldn’t sign him because he was a drunk who spoke his mind too much. Lee Daniels and Timbaland gearing up for a new FOX television show, ‘Empire.’ Find out more with the latest edition of ‘Tha Wire.’ Big Boy Chill is filling in for Gina Cook this week.

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For the third time in four months, it’s happened again. Another shooting at Atlanta rapper Rich Homie Quan‘s concert. The latest shooting has happened close to home, in New Orleans. Two people are dead and one is injured.

According to Nola.com, two separate shootings happened at the Mardi Gras World venue where Rich Homie Quan was performing on last night (March 4th). Two men shot and killed outside of the venue, and another man wounded inside the building.

A body was found in the parking lot around 11:15 pm and a second body was found in a car nearby. One victim has been identified as 25-year-old Deron Hitchens. The second man’s name has not been released. He was 28.

An hour earlier a 25-year-old man was shot in the shoulder when someone opened fire inside Mardi Gras World. Police do not believe the two shootings were related.

On last year year two separate incidents happened at the rappers concert. One man was killed at a Columbus, Ohio concert, as well as two people who were shot a Cape Girardeau, Missouri concert.

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According to All Hip Hop, T-Pain says there were plans for him to sign with Lil Wayne’s Young Money label. But the deal never manifested, due to some “he said, she said” accusations.

According to T-Pain,

“My management came to me and said Baby, Wayne, and Slim got together, they talked and they don’t want to sign you because you’re a liability… ‘You drink too much. Sometimes you make a fool of yourself. Sometimes you tell the truth about things that shouldn’t be told,” Pain tells VladTV. “I thought we are all real n***as. I thought we were ‘real motherf**kers.’ You don’t hide nothing. That’s what we do.”

Pain later spoke with Cash Money label heads, Baby and Slim about their decision not to sign him. The brothers informed him that it was because they did not like his management. They claim his management lied to him about the ‘liability’ statements.

T-Pain also explained why the joint album with Lil Wayne was never released. The singer says he went through a dark phase where he would drink until he blacked out.

Find out more in the video below.

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Actor and movie producer & director Lee Daniels’ is getting ready for his latest venture, a television show. Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson have already signed on as the lead actors in the Hip Hop drama, “Empire.” And you can expect the scoring for the film to be on point, because super producer Timbaland has also signed on as the show’s songwriter and producer.

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Timbaland was the key ingredient in the success of 2013 platinum selling release of Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience,” and Jay Z’s “Magna Carta Holy Grail.”

“Empire” is under development by Lee Daniels for FOX, and marks his debut as a TV director.

[All Hip Hop]

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