Rapper Flavor Flav is hoping to find new success with his fried chicken restaurant business in Minnesota.
The Public Enemy legend has previously attempted to become a restaurateur with three fast food diners in the U.S., but the ventures failed shortly after opening.
Now Flavor Flav is hoping fourth time's the charm as he is currently scouting locations in Minnesota for his chicken and ribs business.
In an interview with Minneapolis radio station The Current, the hip-hop star revealed, "As everybody knows, I have a specialty (sic) called fried chicken, so I’m trying to bring some chicken to y'all's neighborhood. It’s about to go down. Once I put a restaurant up here, it’s gonna kill 'em! We’re about to have some fun. I’m gonna bring y’all some good chicken."
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Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav has pleaded no contest to misdemeanour DUI, speeding and marijuana possession charges stemming from a vehicle stop in May (15).
Nevada Highway Patrol officers clocked Flav going 20 miles-per-hour over the speed limit in a 65 zone, and pulled him over.
After entering his plea on Monday (08Feb16), the 56-year-old, real name William Drayton, Jr., was fined $685 (£475) and ordered to attend a victim impact panel and anti-drink driving school, according to Billboard.com.
The court date comes two weeks after he pleaded no contest to having marijuana metabolite in his system after he was found asleep behind the wheel of a vehicle in August (15).
Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav is hoping to avoid a trial in his misdemeanour driving under the influence, speeding and marijuana possession charges stemming from a vehicle stop in May (15).
His attorney Kristina Wildeveld is confident she can resolve the case on Monday (08Feb16) without the 56-year-old Public Enemy star, real name William Drayton, Jr., having to take the stand.
Nevada Highway Patrol officers clocked Flav going over 20 miles-per-hour over the speed limit in a 65 mile-per-hour zone, and pulled him over last year.
It wasn't the first time the rap star has been caught speeding - Nassau County cops in New York stopped him as he sped through their jurisdiction in January, 2014, en route to his mother's funeral on Long Island.
Continue reading: Flavor Flav Hopes To Avoid Trial Date
Rapper Flavor Flav's Dui Trial Has Been Postponed Until February (16) In A Bid To Give Lawmakers Time To Resolve The Case.
The Public Enemy star was booked on misdemeanor driving under the influence, speeding and cocaine charges following a traffic stop in Las Vegas in May (15).
The new trial date comes on the same day the rapper, real name William Drayton, pleaded guilty to one count of driving without a license and was sentenced to time served and ordered to pay a fine of around $3,600 (£2,250) for driving on a suspended license and speeding in New York in January, 2014.
Flav maintained he was racing to get to his mother's funeral.
Hip-hop Veteran Flavor Flav Has Avoided Jail After A Judge Sentenced Him To Time Served For Speeding In New York Last Year (14).
The Public Enemy star was slapped with a felony charge for driving with a suspended license and a speeding violation after he was pulled over in January, 2014, while racing to get to his mother's funeral in Long Island. The rapper, real name William Drayton, also faced two misdemeanours for driving without a license.
He pleaded not guilty to the counts earlier this year (15) and attempted to work out a plea deal with authorities, but he suffered a double legal setback in July (15) when negotiations fell apart and his second lawyer quit the case.
However, the 56 year old has since resolved the issue. On Tuesday (13Oct15), he pleaded guilty to one count of driving without a license, and he was sentenced to time served. Drayton must also pay a fine of around $3,600 (£2,250), reports TMZ.com.
Continue reading: Flavor Flav Reolves New York Speeding Case With No Jail Time
Embattled Rapper Flavor Flav Has Suffered A Double Setback In His New York Traffic Case After Firing His Lawyer And Having A Plea Deal Revoked.
The Public Enemy star, real name William Drayton, is facing a felony charge of driving with a suspended license, in addition to a speeding violation and two misdemeanours for driving without a license after he was pulled over in January, 2014, while racing to his mother's funeral in Long Island.
He pleaded not guilty to the counts earlier this year (15), and had been in the process of working out a settlement with authorities.
However, during a hearing on Tuesday (28Jul15), the prosecutor in the case announced the plea deal had been pulled, while it also emerged Flavor Flav is now in need of a new legal representative after firing his lawyer - the second to take up the case.
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Embattled Rapper Flavor Flav Has Promised To Help Out Incarcerated Mc Bobby Shmurda By Handing Over The Funds Needed For His $2 Million Bail.
Shmurda, real name Ackquille Pollard, was re-arrested in June (15) after he was caught in possession of a "sharpened metal instrument" that his girlfriend reportedly tried to slip to him while he was in jail.
He is currently serving time in New York's notorious Rikers Island, and Public Enemy star Flav took to Shmurda's Instagram.com account on Thursday (23Jul15) with a video to the jailed rapper - and a promise.
He said, "Yo, Shmurda. Flavor Flav. We coming to get you out, baby. We in the bank right now, B, we got dough (money)," as he and an unnamed associate waved stacks of bills in front of the camera.
Continue reading: Flavor Flav Boasts About Bailing Bobby Shmurda
Public Enemy Star Flavor Flav Has Been Charged With A Dui Following His Arrest In Las Vegas In May (15).
Clark County prosecutors have also charged the rapper and reality TV star with speeding and having an open container of alcohol.
Flav, real name William Jonathan Drayton, was pulled over on a freeway on-ramp on 21 May (15) near MCCarran International Airport after highway patrol officers clocked him speeding.
The rap star was handed back his $7,000 (£4,400) bail bond last month (Jun15) after local authorities failed to bring charges within a 30-day deadline following his arrest, pending official blood test results.
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Authorities In Las Vegas Have Handed Back Flavor Flav's $7,000 (£4,400) Bail Bond After Failing To Bring Charges Within A 30-Day Deadline Following His Arrest Last Month (May15).
The rapper, real name William Drayton, Jr., was detained by police in Sin City in May (15) after they allegedly caught him speeding, while he also faced claims he was found in possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended licence.
He was released on bail after the arrest, but officials at the Las Vegas Justice Court handed back his bond during a hearing in the city on Monday (22Jun15) as prosecutors have failed to bring charges within 30 days.
A representative for the musician attended the hearing where an aide for District Attorney Steven Wolfson reported that the office is awaiting the results of the star's blood tests before determining whether charges will be brought.
Rapper Flavor Flav Will Not Face Prosecution Over His 2014 Fireworks Display Outside His Home In Las Vegas After Authorities In The City Dropped Their Case Against Him.
The hip-hop veteran was accused of breaking the law by setting off a huge display of illegal fireworks to celebrate America's Independence Day holiday last July (14).
Police officers were called to his home and confiscated the rest of his haul.
However, it has now emerged that prosecutors in Sin City have dropped the case due to a lack of evidence, according to TMZ.com.
Flavor Flav and Steve Aoki - DJ/Producer Steve Aoki receives the "Brenden Celebrity Star" at Brenden Theatres Inside Palms Resort Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Saturday 7th March 2015
Flavor Flav - A host of celebrities were snapped as they attended the 2014 Latin Grammy Awards which were held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Thursday 20th November 2014
Date of birth
16th March, 1959