As we previously reported, Gucci is allegedly being threatened because some of his lyrics have been deemed disrespectful. If you remember, Gucci was acquitted of murder in 2005 by reason of self defense. The person killed was a Macon native and an associate of Young Jeezy’s that went by the name of Pookie Loc. Jeezy is also originally from Macon.
Gucci reportedly references Pookie Loc’s death in the song “The Truth,” which many consider a Jeezy diss track. Various reports say Gucci performed “The Truth” twice at his Macon concert.
The unknown man who posted the original threatening video posted an update after Gucci performed in Macon:
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This past year, these actors, musicians, and other notables departed from this earth. NewsOne remembers those we lost in 2012 here.
Jimmy Castor: Pop and funkmeister bar none, Jimmy Castor was a saxophonist who could also sing. As the leader of the famed ’70s funk group, The Jimmy Castor Bunch,” he released several successful albums but two singles will forever live in funk infamy, “The Bertha Butt Boogie” and “Troglodyte (Cave Man).” Many of Castor’s songs have been sampled by some of music’s top performers and used as theme songs in films. Castor passed away from heart failure at age 71 on January 16th.
Watch “The Bertha Butt Boogie” here:
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Etta James: Etta James’ whose voice spanned nearly all musical genres — jazz, R&B, rock & roll, country, blues, and gospel — for six decades and influenced everyone from Janice Joplin
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