Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines of 3/14
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South By Southwest Goes on After Crash Kills 2
Fleeing police, a driver gunned a gray Honda Civic through a street barricade and into a crowd of South By Southwest festival attendees early Thursday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and casting a pall over one of the nation’s hippest celebrations of music, movies and technology. The driver and fatal victims has since been revealed to the public.
First Look: Chadwick Boseman as James Brown
After playing baseball legend Jackie Robinson in 42, Chadwick Boseman flexes his acting skills once more as the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, in the upcoming biopic, Get on Up.
The Carter V Might Be Lil Wayne’s Last Album
Lil Wayne is waving goodbye to the hip-hop game (as a recording artist, at least). In an interview with MTV News, the Young Money captain said his upcoming album, The Carter V, will his last album unless he sells $25-$35 million copies. The album is slated to drop on May 5.
LeBron James’ Wife Savannah James Pregnant with Third Child
With his six-month wedding anniversary right around the corner, LeBron James is gearing up to be a father once again. According to The YFB, the Heat player’s wife, Savannah, is approximately 15 weeks pregnant with the couple’s third child.
Obama Overtime Plan Already Stirring Controversy
President Barack Obama’s move to make more workers eligible for time-and-a-half overtime pay is being hailed by Democrats who see it as a potent midterm election issue and condemned by Republicans and business leaders as presidential overreach. Supporters say it will help the still fragile economy, critics say it will damage it further.
Drake Scores Big at MTV Woodie Awards
Drake’s hard work paid off big time at the MTV Woodie Awards in Austin during the South by Southwest festival. The Canadian rapper walked away with Woodie of the Year, which was accepted by mentor, Lil Wayne, in his absence. Other winners included Chicago rapper Chance the Rapper for his video “Everybody’s Something” and Beyonce for her self-titled album, Beyonce.