Wednesday, July 28, 2010



Foxy Brown Gets 'High Powered' Lawyer To Help Fight New Charges

Foxy Brown experienced difficulties this morning before she was to appear in a Brooklyn court room for allegedly violating an order of protection against a longtime rival.

According to the New York Post, Brown’s lawyers Bruce Barron Associates dropped the rapper as a client, just moments before she was due in court today (July 27th).

But Foxy Brown’s manager denied the reports that her “client” was dropped.

Instead, Foxy’s manager Bernadette Brennan told that the rapper “decided to go with a high power attorney” named Salvatore Strazzullo, who represented her in court today.

Last week, Foxy Brown, born Inga Marchand, pleaded not guilty to violating the order of protection last week.

She was arrested last Wednesday (July 21st ) for cursing at Arlene Raymond and labeling her a dirty b**ch” during an argument in their Prospect Heights, Brooklyn Neighborhood.

During the pair’s latest altercation, the famous rapper allegedly lifted up her skirt flashed her bottom at Raymond.

Foxy was charged with one felony count of violating the protective order Raymond had obtained after a 2007 incident after the rapper struck her in the face with a Blackberry.

Foxy Brown was released on $5,000 cash bond and performed during a sold-out show at B.B. Kings in Manhattan on Sunday (July 25th).

Today, Foxy Brown and her attorney asked for a restraining order against Arlene Raymond, claiming the woman was stalking her.

According to reports, Judge Geraldine Pickett extended the order of protection against Foxy Brown and commanded the rapper to stay away from Raymond.

Wyclef Denies He's Running For President Of Haiti - For Now

Rapper Wyclef Jean has denied reports that he is currently planning a run for President of Haiti during the upcoming elections slated for November.

According to multiple reports, Jean will make a run for President in his native homeland of Haiti, where he revered for his community service to the country.

The rapper helped raise tens-of-millions of dollars in cash donations through his Yele Haiti non-profit, which is helping Haitians recover from the earthquake, which killed over 300,000 people.

"I would say right now, currently at this minute, no," Wyclef Jean, 37, told Fox Business during an interview on Friday (July 25th).

According to multiple sources, Wyclef Jean has assembled a team of legal experts and politicians, who are advising him on the feasibility - and legality - of running for President of Haiti.

If the rapper is running for President, he must register as a candidate by the first week of August.

“Wyclef’s commitment to his homeland and its youth is boundless, and he will remain its greatest supporter regardless of whether he is part of the government moving forward,” a rep for the rapper said in a statement. “If and when a decision is made, media will be alerted immediately.”

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