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Drugs, Head, and Jay: Cop Resigns After Being Charged For Burglarizing The Home Of Dying Man During Hurricane Irma @balleralert 105 Cop Resigns After Being Charged For Burglarizing The Home Of Dying Man During Hurricane Irma - blogged by @baetoven_ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to a statement from the PalmBeach County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Jason Cook has resigned after being accused of allegedly entering the home of a dying man without permission and stealing his medication during HurricaneIrma. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Around 9:22 a.m. on Sept. 12, authorities were called to the home of 85-year-old Moe Rosoff, after his son requested a welfare check once he couldn't get in touch with his father. Rosoff was found on the floor of a master bedroom and told officers he fell and hit his head during a power outage from the storm. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Rosoff later died from his injuries. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Around 10:55 a.m. Rosoff's sons, Jay and Steven Rosoff, received an alert from the surveillance system that movement had been detected in the home, according to a police report. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "They viewed the footage and saw a deputy enter the residence through the garage," the report read. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to the report, when police showed Cooke the video โ€” which showed him allegedly rummaging through the house and putting items in his pockets โ€” he told them he used the "garage code that was in the dispatch log" to gain access to the house. Police also added that Cooke was not told to report to the home. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € He allegedly told police that he'd picked up Tramadol, a pain reliever, in the kitchen. Police also found 60 pills, including other painkillers and antipsychotic medicine, after searching Cooke's vehicle. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Cooke was arrested on Oct. 19 and charged with unlawful possession of prescription drugs and burglary while armed during a state of emergency.
Drugs, Head, and Jay: Cop Resigns After Being Charged For
 Burglarizing The Home Of Dying Man
 During Hurricane Irma
 @balleralert
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Cop Resigns After Being Charged For Burglarizing The Home Of Dying Man During Hurricane Irma - blogged by @baetoven_ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to a statement from the PalmBeach County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Jason Cook has resigned after being accused of allegedly entering the home of a dying man without permission and stealing his medication during HurricaneIrma. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Around 9:22 a.m. on Sept. 12, authorities were called to the home of 85-year-old Moe Rosoff, after his son requested a welfare check once he couldn't get in touch with his father. Rosoff was found on the floor of a master bedroom and told officers he fell and hit his head during a power outage from the storm. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Rosoff later died from his injuries. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Around 10:55 a.m. Rosoff's sons, Jay and Steven Rosoff, received an alert from the surveillance system that movement had been detected in the home, according to a police report. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "They viewed the footage and saw a deputy enter the residence through the garage," the report read. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to the report, when police showed Cooke the video โ€” which showed him allegedly rummaging through the house and putting items in his pockets โ€” he told them he used the "garage code that was in the dispatch log" to gain access to the house. Police also added that Cooke was not told to report to the home. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € He allegedly told police that he'd picked up Tramadol, a pain reliever, in the kitchen. Police also found 60 pills, including other painkillers and antipsychotic medicine, after searching Cooke's vehicle. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Cooke was arrested on Oct. 19 and charged with unlawful possession of prescription drugs and burglary while armed during a state of emergency.

Cop Resigns After Being Charged For Burglarizing The Home Of Dying Man During Hurricane Irma - blogged by @baetoven_ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Accordi...

Life, Memes, and Police: #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Released "Trapped" from Debut Album 2Pacalypse Now' @balleralert ADVISORY BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Released "Trapped" from Debut Album '2Pacalypse Now'-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € On Sept. 25, 1991, rapper 2Pac released a single from his debut album '2Pacalypse Now' titled "Trapped.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Though the song was released over twenty years ago, the subject still holds true in today's society. Through his impeccable storytelling, 2Pac tells the story of police brutality that people of color know all too well. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € The first part of the song is about 2Pac being harassed by the police, even being shot at by one. Instead of backing down, he shoots back at the officer which launches a chase. The police eventually corner him resulting in the last line of the song, "What do I do? Live my life in a prison cell?- I'd rather die than be trapped in a living hell.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Similar to other songs from this poetic lyricist, "Trapped" is another relatable tale of what black people, especially black men, experience when they interact with police officers. It also is another example of how hip-hop continues to be the voice of the urban youth.
Life, Memes, and Police:  #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop:
 2Pac Released "Trapped" from
 Debut Album 2Pacalypse Now'
 @balleralert
 ADVISORY
BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Released "Trapped" from Debut Album '2Pacalypse Now'-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € On Sept. 25, 1991, rapper 2Pac released a single from his debut album '2Pacalypse Now' titled "Trapped.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Though the song was released over twenty years ago, the subject still holds true in today's society. Through his impeccable storytelling, 2Pac tells the story of police brutality that people of color know all too well. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € The first part of the song is about 2Pac being harassed by the police, even being shot at by one. Instead of backing down, he shoots back at the officer which launches a chase. The police eventually corner him resulting in the last line of the song, "What do I do? Live my life in a prison cell?- I'd rather die than be trapped in a living hell.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Similar to other songs from this poetic lyricist, "Trapped" is another relatable tale of what black people, especially black men, experience when they interact with police officers. It also is another example of how hip-hop continues to be the voice of the urban youth.

BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Released "Trapped" from Debut Album '2Pacalypse Now'-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € On Sept. 25,...

Anaconda, Billboard, and Fashion: #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Outkast Released 'Speakerboxxx/ The Love Below' @balleralert RES IPLICIT CONTE STRONG LANCUNCE CONTENT BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Outkast Released 'Speakerboxxx- The Love Below'-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € On Sept. 23, 2003, rap duo Outkast released their fifth studio album 'Speakerboxxx-The Love Below.โ€™ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Released as a double album with more than two hours in playtime, the album was too expansive and creative to be shrunk down into one album. What's even more unique is that each album was an exclusive project from each group member. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € BigBoi's 'Speakerboxxx' was filled with the Southern hip hop influence we're used too, while also experimenting with some Funk sounds. Andre3000's 'The Love Below' was just as experimental, playing with a variety of genres and giving us vibes that range from jazz to psychedelic sounds. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € The album was an instant hit with both singles, "Hey Ya!" and "The Way You Move,โ€ peaking at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100. The body of work has also been certified diamond and has gone eleven times platinum by the RIAA. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € In true Outkast fashion, 'Speakerboxxx-The Love Below' is a non traditional hip-hop album, that still gives us the lyricism we love. We can always appreciate this legendary group's ability to play with sounds and experiment with genres that may have never collided with hip-hop otherwise. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € What was your favorite song from the album?
Anaconda, Billboard, and Fashion:  #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop:
 Outkast Released 'Speakerboxxx/
 The Love Below'
 @balleralert
 RES
 IPLICIT CONTE
 STRONG LANCUNCE
 CONTENT
BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Outkast Released 'Speakerboxxx- The Love Below'-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € On Sept. 23, 2003, rap duo Outkast released their fifth studio album 'Speakerboxxx-The Love Below.โ€™ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Released as a double album with more than two hours in playtime, the album was too expansive and creative to be shrunk down into one album. What's even more unique is that each album was an exclusive project from each group member. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € BigBoi's 'Speakerboxxx' was filled with the Southern hip hop influence we're used too, while also experimenting with some Funk sounds. Andre3000's 'The Love Below' was just as experimental, playing with a variety of genres and giving us vibes that range from jazz to psychedelic sounds. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € The album was an instant hit with both singles, "Hey Ya!" and "The Way You Move,โ€ peaking at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100. The body of work has also been certified diamond and has gone eleven times platinum by the RIAA. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € In true Outkast fashion, 'Speakerboxxx-The Love Below' is a non traditional hip-hop album, that still gives us the lyricism we love. We can always appreciate this legendary group's ability to play with sounds and experiment with genres that may have never collided with hip-hop otherwise. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € What was your favorite song from the album?

BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: Outkast Released 'Speakerboxxx- The Love Below'-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € On Sept. 23, 2003, rap...

Anaconda, Beyonce, and Billboard: Today in Hip-Hop: One Year Since the Death of Shawty Lo @balleralert Today in Hip-Hop: One Year Since the Death of Shawty Lo-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € One year ago today, the world lost Atlanta native and rapper ShawtyLo. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Born Carlos Rico Walker, Shawty Lo got his start in music in 2003 as a founding member of the rap group D4L. Alongside other group members, Fabo, Mook-B and Stoney, the group had much success with their debut album 'Down for Life' which brought us chart topping hits like 'Laffy Taffy' and 'Betcha Can't Do It Me'. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € In 2007, just two years after D4L's album release, Walker released his debut solo single 'Dey Know'. The single was an instant hit, charting in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 and earning him three Bet Hip-Hop Awards. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Walker died Sept. 21, 2016 from a car accident in Fulton County, Georgia. The accident happened around 2:20 a.m. when Walker's car went over a guardrail, hitting two trees, and catching fire. The rapper was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € While Walker died rather young at the age of 40, his career was impactful enough to earn him tributes from other great artists such as Beyonce, GucciMane, LilKim, Future, and many more. rip
Anaconda, Beyonce, and Billboard: Today in Hip-Hop: One Year
 Since the Death of Shawty Lo
 @balleralert
Today in Hip-Hop: One Year Since the Death of Shawty Lo-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € One year ago today, the world lost Atlanta native and rapper ShawtyLo. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Born Carlos Rico Walker, Shawty Lo got his start in music in 2003 as a founding member of the rap group D4L. Alongside other group members, Fabo, Mook-B and Stoney, the group had much success with their debut album 'Down for Life' which brought us chart topping hits like 'Laffy Taffy' and 'Betcha Can't Do It Me'. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € In 2007, just two years after D4L's album release, Walker released his debut solo single 'Dey Know'. The single was an instant hit, charting in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 and earning him three Bet Hip-Hop Awards. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Walker died Sept. 21, 2016 from a car accident in Fulton County, Georgia. The accident happened around 2:20 a.m. when Walker's car went over a guardrail, hitting two trees, and catching fire. The rapper was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € While Walker died rather young at the age of 40, his career was impactful enough to earn him tributes from other great artists such as Beyonce, GucciMane, LilKim, Future, and many more. rip

Today in Hip-Hop: One Year Since the Death of Shawty Lo-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € One year ago today, the world lost Atlanta nat...

America, Growing Up, and Head: #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 21st Anniversary of the Death of Tupac Shakur @balleralert BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 21st Anniversary of the Death of Tupac Shakur-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 21 years ago today, the world lost the rap icon TupacShakur. Shakur was born Lesane Parish Crooks on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € He got his start at a young age as a background dancer for Digital Underground, before starting his own rap career in 1991. His debut album, '2Pacalypse Now', was an instant success ranking in at 13 on Billboard's Top R&B-Hip-Hop Albums chart. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € By the time his second album arrived in February of 1993, Pac had become widely recognized for not only his extraordinary lyricism, but also his ability to speak freely about issues affecting the urban youth. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € With songs like 'Brenda's Got A Baby' and 'Keep Ya Head Up', Pac shows us the sometimes ugly truth of growing up poor in America, and encourages us to overcome it. โ €โ €โ € Right before his death, Shakur signed to DeathRow Records where he released music like 'California Love' and his fourth album, 'All Eyez On Me'. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On September 7, 1996, Shakur was shot in Las Vegas, Nevada. He died Sept. 13 while in the intensive care unit from internal bleeding. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Through his music and films, Tupac remains a legendary and unparalleled artist of his time. His impact on the music industry will forever live on through his work.
America, Growing Up, and Head:  #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop:
 21st Anniversary of the Death of
 Tupac Shakur
 @balleralert
BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 21st Anniversary of the Death of Tupac Shakur-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 21 years ago today, the world lost the rap icon TupacShakur. Shakur was born Lesane Parish Crooks on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € He got his start at a young age as a background dancer for Digital Underground, before starting his own rap career in 1991. His debut album, '2Pacalypse Now', was an instant success ranking in at 13 on Billboard's Top R&B-Hip-Hop Albums chart. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € By the time his second album arrived in February of 1993, Pac had become widely recognized for not only his extraordinary lyricism, but also his ability to speak freely about issues affecting the urban youth. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € With songs like 'Brenda's Got A Baby' and 'Keep Ya Head Up', Pac shows us the sometimes ugly truth of growing up poor in America, and encourages us to overcome it. โ €โ €โ € Right before his death, Shakur signed to DeathRow Records where he released music like 'California Love' and his fourth album, 'All Eyez On Me'. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On September 7, 1996, Shakur was shot in Las Vegas, Nevada. He died Sept. 13 while in the intensive care unit from internal bleeding. โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Through his music and films, Tupac remains a legendary and unparalleled artist of his time. His impact on the music industry will forever live on through his work.

BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 21st Anniversary of the Death of Tupac Shakur-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 21 years ago toda...