June 18, 2015

NBC’s new anchor Lester Holt a familiar face to NBC viewers

By David Bauder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ While Lester Holt’s ascension to full-time anchor of NBC’s “Nightly News” came as a result of Brian […]
June 18, 2015

US appeals court in Virginia reinstates songwriters’ copyright lawsuit against Bieber, Usher

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ A federal appeals court has reinstated a $10 million lawsuit claiming Justin Bieber and Usher copied parts of a song written by two […]
June 18, 2015

The stereotype busting teen movie ‘Dope’ moves to the beat of a new generation

By Jake Coyle THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CANNES, France _ “Dope” began in the ears of Rick Famuyiwa. The Los Angeles filmmaker was listening to Kendrick Lamar, […]
June 17, 2015

Bounty Killer birthday bash

Dancehall icon Bounty Killer was on a high as a great outpouring of love met him at his birthday celebrations dubbed: Hennessy ‘It’s Tha Party’ at […]
June 17, 2015

KILLER MIKE

ATLANTA (AP) _ Killer Mike jumped into the Georgia legislative race only to find out he’s ineligible to do that. Killer Mike had asked fans on […]
June 16, 2015

London love fest: Michelle Obama thrills girls in education push; has tea with Prince Harry

By Gregory Katz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Michelle Obama’s visit to a girls’ school in a diverse east London neighbourhood turned into a love fest […]
June 16, 2015

JANET JACKSON PLANS TOUR

NEW YORK (AP) _ Janet Jackson will spend the fall on stage. Jackson has announced a tour beginning August 31st in Vancouver. Her new album comes […]
June 16, 2015

Taraji P. Henson discusses success of the TV show ‘Empire’ & her character Cookie Lyon

By Luqman Adeniyi THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Taraji P. Henson is on a mission: To take her brand global following the success of Fox’s […]
June 16, 2015

Drake, Buffy Sainte Marie, New Pornographers nominated for Polaris Music Prize

TORONTO _ Former winners Patrick Watson and Caribou are once again in the running for the $50,000 Polaris Music Prize. Records from perennial nominees Drake, Joel […]
June 16, 2015

WHITE HOUSE: PRINCE WHO?

WASHINGTON (AP) _ It seems like everyone who saw Prince perform at the White House this weekend was talking about it on social media, except for […]
June 11, 2015

Just a sample

HIP-HOP artistes have never hidden their respect for Jamaican music and culture. Some of the genre’s biggest acts have sampled or covered dancehall/reggae songs. The LargeUp.com […]
June 11, 2015

Cole makes a splash

TRESHA Cole, designer of Beach Goddess Swimwear, was judged the winner of Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) Emerging Designer Showcase at @23 Bar in New Kingston, on Tuesday. […]
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