August 17, 2015

Like N.W.A, ‘Straight Outta Compton’ likely to inspire imitations after massive opening

By Jake Coyle And Lindsey Bahr THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Underestimate the crossover appeal of N.W.A at your peril. More than 25 years after […]
August 17, 2015

Book says Kanye West’s influence stretches beyond gossip headlines

By Brooke Lefferts THE ASSOCIATED PRESS “Kanye West: God & Monster” (The Overlook Press), by Mark Beaumont Anyone who’s glanced at a tabloid recently knows Kanye […]
August 17, 2015

DRAKE – AFTER-PARTY SHOOTING

TORONTO (AP) _ Canadian rapper Drake says he is choosing to follow his heart and not his lawyers’ advice in speaking out about a deadly shooting […]
August 15, 2015

Terrence Howard tearfully describes ex wife’s threats, says they forced him to settle divorce

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Terrence Howard tearfully told a judge Friday that his ex-wife repeatedly threatened to leak damaging information about […]
August 14, 2015

How ‘Straight Outta Compton’ intertwines with ex rap mogul Suge Knight’s court cases

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Marion “Suge” Knight isn’t a major character in the N.W.A biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” but his presence […]
August 13, 2015

From outlaws to icons: N.W.A. goes mainstream with big screen biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ When N.W.A. released its 1988 debut album, “Straight Outta Compton,” it was vilified by mainstream media. They […]
August 13, 2015

Terrence Howard due to return to Los Angeles court to try to overturn divorce settlement

LOS ANGELES _ “Empire” star Terrence Howard is scheduled to return to a Los Angeles courtroom Thursday for the continuation of a hearing to try to […]
August 11, 2015

The Wailers keep Marley’s reggae alive

By BRIAN WRIGHT, Maricopa Monitor MARICOPA — Bob Marley is synonymous with reggae music. But 34 years after his death, his legacy lives on through his […]
August 11, 2015

Dwayne Bravo inks music deal with US label

Trinidad and Tobago cricket all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has signed a music deal with Los Angles based entertainment company Venus Music Group. Bravo’s latest venture follows years of dabbling […]
August 11, 2015

Dancehall & Reggae Star Kirk Diamond to Perform at Redemption, Toronto Reggae Festival and Calgary ReggaeFest 2015

MPR Consulting – On the heels of a successful performance at Jambana Festival 2015, Juno Award Nominee Kirk Diamond gears up to take the stage on […]
August 11, 2015

Renowned Recording Artist Tanya Mullings to Receive Star on the Brampton Arts Walk of Fame

Toronto, Canada (MPR Consulting) – On September 20th, 2015, multi-Award winner Tanya Mullings will be recognized by the Brampton Arts Council and the City of Brampton in […]
August 11, 2015

TIFF adds documentaries about Aretha Franklin, Arcade Fire, Yo Yo Ma

TORONTO (AP)_ Documentaries about Aretha Franklin and Arcade Fire and a tense drama with James Franco and Rachel McAdams have been added to the lineup at […]
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