The Associated Press reports police have issued an arrest warrant for New Orleans rapper Juvenile for allegedly failing to pay child support. “She is not asking for a million dollars. She is just asking for help,” Lt. Nick Neal of the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department said. “A man of his stature should be able to pay child support.”
Jeff Spevak of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle was on hand for the Scream III Tour at the Blue Cross Arena at the Community War Memorial on Wednesday night (July 30). Spevak says “Scream III’s 4,000 screaming young voices drew about half of what Bow Wow and B2K did with Scream II” at the same location a year ago with the lineup of B2K, Mario, Marques Houston, Nick Cannon, Jhene, and Aja.
According to a federal jury ruling, Juvenile didn’t steal his most successful song from a rival New Orleans artist. The rapper was sued by Jerome ‘DJ Jubilee’ Temple, who claimed he created ‘Back That Azz Up,’ Juvenile’s 1998 hit. Jubilee and his record label, Positive Black Talk Inc., claimed Cash Money Records, Cash Money’s parent label Universal Records, and Juvenile violated copyright laws by using the song without permission. Read more.
Juvenile has resolved his differences with Cash Money Records, according to AllHipHop.com. Juvenile’s manager, Peter Seitz, said, “Juvenile and Cash Money have settled their differences they had, and Juve is currently working on an album which will be released by Cash Money later this year.”
Associated Press reports Juvenile, accused of hitting a man on the head with a champagne bottle and grabbing a police officer, pleaded guilty Friday to felony battery and was sentenced to 75 hours of community service in Miami. “I’m good, man,” Juvenile told reporters as he left the courtroom.
AllHipHop.com reports Juvenile and three other men were arrested in New Orleans earlier today. The four were booked on drug possession charges, after cocaine and marijuana were found in the rental car they were traveling in. Each faces a charge of possession of cocaine and possession of cocaine.
Juvenile surrendered to police on Tuesday to face robbery and battery charges. Juvenile, whose real name is Terius Gray, was booked in the alleged beating and robbery of his barber, Bert Williams, in May after the rapper accused him of selling a bootleg recording of one of his CDs. He was released on bond.
The Associated Press reports The Bank of New York foreclosed on its loan on the Juvenile’s Mandeville home on August 29.
Juvenile has failed to make any of the monthly $2,329 payments due since April, according to court records.