Brooklyn Bishop Lamor Whitehead Sues Hip-Hop Station for ‘Drug Dealer’ – New York Daily News

Bishop bling has a beef with The Block.

A flashy Bible drummer from Brooklyn whose church was robbed while delivering a sermon this summer has filed a $50 million lawsuit against a New York hip-hop radio station and one of its hosts for calling him a “drug dealer” on air.

Bishop Lamor Whitehead said the accusation by 94.7 The Block morning host Miss Jones had damaged her reputation.

“Miss Jones’ statements exposed the plaintiff to public contempt, ridicule, loathing and shame,” according to a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court. “Miss Jones’ statements involve criminal activity and the plaintiff’s damaged reputation as a pastor.”

The trial declared the accusation to be false.

According to the filing, Jones, whose full name is Tarsha Nicole Jones, said on a Sept. 13 broadcast that Whitehead, pastor of the Leaders of Tomorrow International Ministry, was a “drug dealer” and “used the church to hide that old drug money“.

She went on to say that Whitehead Church “is probably where he still does his dirty work.”

Miss Jones shock jock

Whitehead’s lawsuit also names the station, WXBK and Paramount Global. The station is owned by Audacy, Inc., which is not named in the lawsuit.

“We are aware of the lawsuit and are investigating,” an Audacy spokesperson said in a statement. “We have no further comment at this time.”

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Whitehead did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment.

Whitehead was briefly handcuffed in September after a clash with a woman during a Sunday service at Remsen Avenue Church.

Front page of the New York Daily News on July 26, 2022:

This was nearly two months after gunmen interrupted his sermon and robbed him and his wife of jewelry worth nearly $1 million.

Whitehead, 44, an ally of Mayor Adams, was in the headlines before the robbery.

In May, he tried to orchestrate the handing over of Andrew Abdullah, the man accused of fatally shooting Goldman Sachs researcher Daniel Enriquez on the Q train, to the mayor.

Jones, 52, a morning date single, returned to the airwaves in August as a 6-10 a.m. host at 94.7 The Block, a retro hip-hop station.

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Jones was known for his searing renditions of entertainment news and his unrestricted interviews with the hip-hop elite. She developed a reputation as a radio shock in the style of Howard Stern and Wendy Williams.

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