.

Twista Injured in Crash

Member of rapper's security crew killed

September 7, 2004 12:00 AM ET
Twista was injured in a van accident yesterday that killed another passenger. The accident occurred in the early morning hours when the van veered off Interstate 90 near Erie, Pennsylvania, as Twista was returning to his native Chicago following a performance in Syracuse, New York. The rapper suffered minor injuries and was treated and released at a local hospital. Passenger Arthur Dixon, a member of Twista's security crew, died at the hospital. Five other men sustained minor injuries in the crash. Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.

Twista is touring in support of the two-million-plus-selling Kamikaze. Released in January, the rapper's breakthrough album has yielded the hits "So Sexy" and "Slow Jamz."

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Santa Monica”

Everclear | 1996

After his brother and girlfriend both died of drug overdoses, Art Alexakis -- depressed and hooked on drugs himself -- jumped off the Santa Monica Pier in California, determined to die. "It was really stupid," said the Everclear frontman, who would further explore his personal emotional journey in the song "Father of Mine." "I went under the water. Then I said, 'I don't wanna die.'" The song, declaring "Let's swim out past the breakers/and watch the world die," was intended as a manifesto for change, Alexakis said. "Let the world do what it's gonna do and just live on our own."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com