Over the weekend, James Roppo, vice president of Island Def Jam Records was arrested in Garden City, N.Y. His crime: not tweeting. Yes, as in not using the popular social networking site, Twitter.
Roppo was in Garden City with Canadian teen pop sensation Justin Bieber, who was supposed to perform a free concert for the several thousand screaming teen-aged fans who had waited for him, lining up as early as 4 a.m., at the Roosevelt Field Mall. Several hours before the 15-year-old’s concert, things got out of hand and five people were taken to local hospitals with minor injuries. (more…)