April 9, 2015

Jamaica asks Obama to exonerate black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey of US conviction

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica’s leader has asked President Barack Obama to exonerate black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey, who was convicted in the U.S. of mail fraud […]
April 9, 2015

Eddie Murphy to receive Mark Twain Prize, nation’s top humour award, at Kennedy Center in DC

By Brett Zongker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Eddie Murphy, famous for his standup routines, films and his early breakout on “Saturday Night Live,” will be […]
April 9, 2015

‘Empire’ star Taraji P. Henson has working memoir, planned for 2016

NEW YORK _ Her immediate plans are to host “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. But Taraji P. Henson also has a memoir in her future. The […]
April 3, 2015

Texas state trooper cited for posing for photo with Snoop Dogg at South by Southwest festival

AUSTIN, Texas _ A state trooper has been reprimanded for posing for a photo with Snoop Dogg at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, because […]
April 1, 2015

DAVE CHAPPELLE – BANANA PEEL TOSSED

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) _ Did you hear the one about the comedian, a man with a banana _ and a man with a sketch pad? […]
April 1, 2015

Bow Wow gets new acting gig in the hit new series”CSI: Cyber”

TORONTO (CP) _ Shad Moss, a-k-a Bow Wow, has joined a new pack. With the days of using “Lil” in his rapper stage name long behind […]
March 31, 2015

Jay Z, Madonna, Beyonce, Rihanna among superstar owners of new music streaming service

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Madonna, Rihanna, Beyonce and Jay Z are among the A-List musicians who are co-owners of Tidal, a […]
March 30, 2015

ERYKAH BADU HONOURED AT BLACK GIRLS ROCK!

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _Erykah Badu, Fantasia, Sheila E., Sister Sledge and Estelle were among the acts who performed in celebration of black women over the weekend […]
March 30, 2015

Destiny’s Child reunites for performance at Stellar Gospel Awards; Erica Campbell wins 6

LAS VEGAS _ A reunited Destiny’s Child took the stage at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Saturday as singer Erica Campbell took home six awards, […]
March 28, 2015

STUDY: HALF OF RAPPER DEATHS ARE MURDERS

WASHINGTON (AP) — Among rappers who die, one in two die of murder. That’s according to a study by Dianna Theadora Kenny, professor of psychology and […]
March 28, 2015

ICE CUBE REMEMBERS EAZY-E

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ice Cube says N-W-A. could not have existed without Eazy-E. Ice Cube tells Billboard magazine Eazy-E was “bold and not scared of […]
March 27, 2015

There’s A Feevah In The Ear

Lemme Fly is the first official single to be released by The Feevah for 2015, the package features a theatrical music video, which was shot in […]
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